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Brain Network Reveals Disorders

Researchers at ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich identify a new method of unerringly detecting the presence of pathophysiological changes in the brain. The new method was developed in order to gain a m...
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Scientists Search for Source of Creativity

It takes two to tango. Two hemispheres of your brain, that is. USC researchers are working to pin down the exact source of creativity in the brain and have found that the left hemisphere of your brain, thoug...
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An Off Switch for Pain

Chemists build light-controlled neural inhibitor. The notion of a pain switch is an alluring idea, but is it realistic? Well, chemists at LMU Munich, in collaboration with colleagues in Berkeley and Bordeaux...
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Working Memory and the Brain

Visual working memory not as specialized in the brain as visual encoding, study finds. Researchers have long known that specific parts of the brain activate when people view particular images. For example, a...
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Obesity Reduces the Size of Your Brain

New research from Uppsala University shows that a specific brain region linked to appetite regulation is reduced in elderly people who are obese. Poor eating habits over a lifetime may therefore weaken brain fu...