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Summary: A new study looks at misconceptions that occur as a result of mass shootings and aims to debunk some of the common myths.
Source: The Conversation.
At least 10 students were killed at a Santa Fe, […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Humans and Machines Learn Together to Win a Competition, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 12 hours ago
Summary: Training tetraplegic patients to compete in an online competition to control an avatar with BCI, researchers report the most dramatic improvements in computer augmented performance occurs when both humans […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Brain Simulation Reveals Benefits of Emergency Cooling Treatment, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 12 hours ago
Summary: Using brain simulations, researchers report emergency cooling techniques could help to minimize long term damage that arises as a result of birth complications and limit the effects of stroke.
Summary: Using a system dubbed μRobotex system, researchers have created a microhouse so small a mite can not fit through the front door. Researchers say the creation pushes forward the frontiers of optical […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Researchers Operate Lab Grown Heart Cells By Remote Control, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 13 hours ago
Summary: Researchers have developed a new technique that combines graphene based biointerfaces with light to control the behavior of lab grown heart cells.
Researchers at University of […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Cognitive Training Reduces Gait Freezing in Parkinson’s, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 13 hours ago
Summary: Researchers report Parkinson’s patients who received a combination of cognitive training and dopaminergic medication showed a significant reduction in the severity of their freezing of gait, a symptom […]
Summary: A new study will look at how sleep deprivation affects cognitive flexibility and cognitive processing on a neurobiological level.
Source: Washington State University.
Sleep deprivation can take a […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Add Language to Math to Help Kids Succeed at School, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 14 hours ago
Summary: Reading ability in kindergarten predicted later reading, math and language skills in children. Researchers say adding language to ‘kindergarten readiness’ skills can help to improve academic success in […]
Summary: Researchers report intuition is the result of information processing in the brain that results in prediction based on previous experience.
Source: The Conversation.
Imagine the director of a big […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Artificial Intelligence Improves Stroke and Dementia Diagnosis in Brain Scans, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 12 hours ago
Summary: Researchers say machine learning is up to 85% accurate at predicting the severity of small vessel disease, a condition associated with stroke and dementia.
Source: Imperial College London.
Summary: A new data analysis study of people born between 1902 and 1943 reveals 20% of the most deprived adults were 50% more likely to develop dementia.
Older adults in England with fewer […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, New Sensor Discovery Has Implications for Brain Research, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 12 hours ago
Summary: Researchers have developed an ultra fast sensor that binds to glutamate. The sensor, dubbed iGluu, is being made available to other researchers to further their neuroscience studies.
Source: St. […]
Summary: A new study reveals the role microglia plays in helping to protect the brain against prion infection.
Prion diseases are slow degenerative brain diseases that occur in people and […]
Summary: A new study reveals the brains of higher IQ people tend to have leaner, yet more efficient neural connections. Researchers report, the more intelligent a person, the fewer dendrites they have in their […]
Summary: Researchers provide further evidence that the cannabis compound, CBD, is effective at reducing seizures in people with epilepsy. The new study reveals CBD significantly reduced seizures in people with […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Learning Music or Speaking Another Language Leads to More Efficient Brain, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 14 hours ago
Summary: According to researchers, bilingual people and trained musicians utilize fewer resources in their brains while completing working memory tasks. As their brains require less effort to perform tasks, […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Crowdsourcing Brain Mapping with Gaming Helps Identify 6 New Neuron Types, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 15 hours ago
Summary: Players of the popular online brain mapping game Eyewire have assisted in identifying six new neuron types, researchers report.
Source: Princeton University.
With the help of a quarter-million video […]
Summary: Researchers shed light on what happens to specific neurons when neurodegenerative diseases impact movement. The findings could help in the development of new treatments for Parkinson’s and Huntington’s […]
Summary: A new study reveals the neurobiological effects of social isolation in mice. Researchers report a neurochemical called tachykinin is overproduced during long term social isolation, leading to increased […]
Summary: Researchers say using nouns may slow down our speech. The study reveals the use of nouns takes more cognitive planning.
Source: Leiden University.
Why do we sometimes speak more slowly or more […]
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