Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Humans use dominant hand as a constant perceptual ‘ruler’

People tend to perceive their dominant hand as staying relatively the same size even when it is magnified Continue reading “Humans use dominant hand as a constant perceptual ‘ruler’” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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New method to erase pain

It is possible to relieve pain hypersensitivity with a new method that rekindles pain so that it can subsequently be erased Continue reading “New method to erase pain” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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Brains use standard code to speak same emotional language

Know why partners derive similar pleasure from sipping a fine wine or watching their favourite game Continue reading “Brains use standard code to speak same emotional language” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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How bipolar disorder drives people to riskier gambles

Areas of the brain involved in pursuing and relishing rewarding experiences are more strongly activated in people with bipolar disorder Continue reading “How bipolar disorder drives people to riskier gambles” More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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‘On-off’ switch can help coma patients come to life

Do you know there is an “on-off” switch in our brain that controls consciousness Continue reading “‘On-off’ switch can help coma patients come to life” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
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24-hour sleep deprivation can lead to schizophrenia symptoms

Twenty-four hours of sleep deprivation can lead to conditions in healthy persons similar to the symptoms of schizophrenia Continue reading “24-hour sleep deprivation can lead to schizophrenia symptoms” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
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Dreaming like being on a drug trip: Study

Do you know that sweet dreams are like as if you are on a drug trip? According to new research Continue reading “Dreaming like being on a drug trip: Study” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Though distracted, minds can see blurred lines

As city streets become increasingly crowded with distractions, our ability to process visual information remains unchanged Continue reading “Though distracted, minds can see blurred lines” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Stress may accelerate memory decline as you age

Avoid undue stress in life as it may accelerate age-related changes in your brain Continue reading “Stress may accelerate memory decline as you age” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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‘Fear centre’ in brain key to treat kids with anxiety

In what could help better treat young children at risk for anxiety disorders, researchers have found that children with high levels of anxiety may have enlarged volume of amygdala Continue reading “‘Fear More...