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Neuroscience News wrote a new post, You Can Train Your Brain to Reduce Motion Sickness, on the site Neuroscience News 6 days, 14 hours ago
Summary: Two weeks of visuospatial training reduced motion sickness by 51% in a driving simulator and by 58% during on-road journeys.
Source: University of Warwick
Visuospatial training exercises can train […]
Summary: The immune molecule interleukin-17 (Il-17a) appears to influence vigilance and alertness in mouse models. Findings suggest the immune cell affects both brain function and behavior.
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Addicted to the Sun? Research Shows It's in Your Genes, on the site Neuroscience News 1 week ago
Summary: Identical twins were more likely to have similar sun-seeking behaviors than non-identical twins, suggesting genetics play a key role in sun-seeking behaviors. Researchers identified five genes associated […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Glial Cells Play an Active Role in the Nervous System, on the site Neuroscience News 1 week, 1 day ago
Summary: Glial cells not only control the speed of nerve conduction, but they also influence the precision of signal transduction.
Source: University of Münster
For the brain to work efficiently, it is […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Exercise Improves Learning and Memory in Young Adults, on the site Neuroscience News 1 week, 1 day ago
Summary: Aerobic exercise for up to one hour at moderate to high intensity improves memory, attention, and learning for up to two hours.
Just a single exercise workout has positive effects on […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Is the "Mozart Effect" Real? New Analysis Indicates That Music Can Help Epilepsy, on the site Neuroscience News 1 week, 1 day ago
Summary: Listening to Mozart can reduce the frequency of seizures in those with epilepsy. Exposure to the music of Mozart daily not only significantly reduces seizure frequency, but it also reduces abnormal brain […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Depression Risk Detected by Measuring Heart Rate Changes, on the site Neuroscience News 1 week, 1 day ago
Summary: Measuring changes in heart rate for 24 hours, researchers can predict, with 90% accuracy, if a person is currently suffering from symptoms of depression.
Source: European College of […]
Summary: Color emotion may be a universal phenomenon, a new study reveals. People from different parts of the world often associate the same color with the same emotions.
Source: Johannes Gutenberg […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, New Vaccine Design Reduces Inflammation and Enhances Protection, on the site Neuroscience News 1 week, 2 days ago
Summary: By adding a molecule that disrupts certain pathways in cells, researchers have discovered a new way to limit inflammation from adjuvants in vaccinations.
Source: University of Chicago
Adjuvants are […]
Summary: Study suggests an alternative strategy for restoring cellular abnormalities in in-vitro models of Parkinson’s disease.
Source: University of Luxembourg
In a seven-year research effort, an […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Nonharmful Stress Protects Against Disease in Offspring, on the site Neuroscience News 1 week, 2 days ago
Summary: Researchers conduct the first study to use nonharmful stress, like intermittent systemic hypoxia, to protect against disease in the first generation offspring in mice.
Research led by […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Lifestyle Improvements May Lessen Cognitive Decline, on the site Neuroscience News 1 week, 2 days ago
Summary: Incorporating simple lifestyle changes, like improving diet, using brain training programs, and exercise may help improve cognition in older adults experiencing cognitive decline.
Summary: Study provides new insight into how brain waves control the flow of information through the cortex.
Source: Picower Institute for Learning and Memory
To produce your thoughts and actions, your […]
Summary: Researchers have uncovered specific regions of brain tissue where aromatase is present, that drives male sexual desire. Aromatase converts testosterone into estrogen in the brain, driving male sexual […]
Summary: Perceived animacy decreases significantly as a function of exposure time for android faces.
Source: Emory Health Sciences
Androids, or robots with humanlike features, are often more appealing to […]
Summary: Unlike long-term opioid use, frequent cannabis use does not increase sensitivity to pain.
Source: University of British Columbia
A recent study examining pain among cannabis users suggests […]
Summary: The vocabulary we use to describe our emotions is an indicator of mental health, physical health, and overall well-being.
Source: University of Pittsburgh
Vocabulary that one uses to describe their […]
Summary: The levels of a protein called FABP4 are significantly lower in children aged four-to-six in children with autism.
Researchers led by Takeo Yoshikawa at the RIKEN Center for Brain […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Loss of Single Gene Fuels Deadly Childhood Brain Cancer, on the site Neuroscience News 1 week, 3 days ago
Summary: Study describes how the loss of the SMARCB1 gene negatively impacts neural development and promotes tumor growth in ATRT, a rare and fast-progressing form of pediatric brain cancer.
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Loss of a Pet Can Potentially Trigger Mental Health Issues in Children, on the site Neuroscience News 1 week, 3 days ago
Summary: Children who experience the death of a pet may experience long-lasting and profound grief, which could lead to subsequent mental health problems. Researchers found strong emotional attachment to a pet […]
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