Summary: A new study reveals a link between vocal characteristics and individual personality traits. Those with deeper voices were more dominant, extroverted, and tended to rank higher in sociosexuality. […]
Summary: 78% of female prisoners had a history of severe head injury, most of which occurred in the context of domestic violence. 66% of prisoners experienced repeated head injuries spanning several […]
Summary: Inspired by techniques to train deep neural networks, researchers have proposed a new hypothesis of dreaming. The hypothesis suggests the strangeness of our dreams may help our brains better generalize […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Researchers Observe New Complexity of Traveling Brain Waves in Memory Circuits, on the site Neuroscience News 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
Summary: A new micro-grid recording device allowed researchers to measure hippocampal activity in epileptic patients. They found brain waves travel back and forth across the brain structure, integrating messages […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Childhood Abdominal Pain May Be Linked to Disordered Eating in Teenagers, on the site Neuroscience News 3 hours, 19 minutes ago
Summary: Children aged between 7 and 9 who experience frequent abdominal pain are more likely to develop fasting habits and eating disorders to help control their weight by age 16.
Source: Oxford […]
Summary: Retinal scans can help researchers detect Alzheimer’s disease and track its progression in those with the APOE4 genetic risk factor for the neurodegenerative disorder. The scans can detect blood vessel […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Politically Polarized Brains Share an Intolerance of Uncertainty, on the site Neuroscience News 4 hours, 17 minutes ago
Summary: For politically polarized people, their brain activity syncs up with like-minded people who share their political ideologies to perceive information in the same way. However, and regardless of political […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, #Foodporn: People Are More Attracted to Social Media Content Showcasing Fatty Food, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 2 hours ago
Summary: Social media influencers take note, posting images of fatty foods increases follower engagement, researchers report.
Source: The Conversation
Life outside our living rooms has been in short supply […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Food Dyes May Cause Disease When the Immune System Is Dysregulated, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 3 hours ago
Summary: Mice with cytokine IL-23 dysregulation who consumed foods containing the artificial colorants FD&C Red 40 and Yellow developed colitis, a new study reports.
Source: Mount Sinai Hospital
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Missing Piece of the Lyme Disease Puzzle Identified, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 3 hours ago
Summary: NapA, a protein associated with the peptidoglycan of Borrelia burgdorferi, plays an amplifying role in causing inflammation in Lyme disease associated arthritis.
Source: Virginia Tech
Summary: Study identifies a cell-type-specific brain circuit associated with curiosity and novelty-seeking behaviors.
Curiosity is the motivational drive for exploring and investigating the […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Adolescents and Older Adults Lack Attention in Social Situations, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 3 hours ago
Summary: Adolescents and older adults pay less attention to social cues in real-world interactions than young adults.
Source: University of Kent
New research led by the University of Kent has found that […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Virginia Tech Launches ‘Next Generation’ Human Brain Imaging Lab, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 4 hours ago
Summary: Virginia Tech researchers have received a grant to deploy a new brain imaging technology called optically pumped magnetometry which can assist with studying the nuances of social interactions.
Summary: A new study reveals the unique “time compression” effect of virtual reality technology.
Source: UC Santa Cruz
Grayson Mullen was playing a virtual reality game at a friend’s house when, suddenly, h […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Dementia Linked to Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 5 hours ago
Summary: A new large-scale study links smoking and cardiovascular disease to an increased risk of developing dementia. Smoking and cardiovascular disease impact memory and learning throughout adulthood, starting […]
Summary: Trigger warnings shown before TV shows may have the opposite effect than is intended. Researchers found trigger warnings may prolong negative characteristics associated with bad memories. They also do […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Team Tests Medical Marijuana as Possible Therapy for Chronic Itch, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 6 hours ago
Summary: A new case study reveals medical marijuana may provide rapid relief for sufferers of chronic itch. Researchers say THC attaches itself to brain receptors that influence the nervous system. This reduces […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Study Reveals Where Memories of Familiar Places Are Stored in the Brain, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 6 hours ago
Summary: Researchers have identified three areas of the posterior cerebral cortex that bridge the brain’s perception and memory systems.
Source: Dartmouth College
As we move through the world, what we see […]
Summary: Children raised in areas without much access to green space consider nature to be their “happy place”, a new study reports.
Source: Anglia Ruskin University
Young children in deprived areas see […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Petting Therapy Dogs Enhances Thinking Skills of Stressed College Students, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 1 hour ago
Summary: Students who completed a six-week stress-management program that exclusively focused on petting a therapy dog showed marked improvements in numerous cognitive and thinking skills.
Source: Washington […]
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