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Sleeping brain acts as if remembering something

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Researchers who measured during sleep the activity of a brain region involved Continue reading “Sleeping brain acts as if remembering something” »  More...

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By IANS On Sunday, October 7th, 2012
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Trauma switch protecting us from fear identified

Researchers have identified a trauma switch that protects us from developing irrational Continue reading “Trauma switch protecting us from fear identified” »  More...

The flattened hemisphere of a car expert subject, with hot colors showing areas that were more responsivee for faces, including the fusiform face area outlined in white. The inset shows how the researchers sorted small volumes into those maximally responsive to different categories. It shows considerable territory responding to cars within the FFA.
By BioNews On Monday, October 1st, 2012
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Auto Experts Recognize Cars Like Most People Recognize Faces

When people – and monkeys – look at faces, a special part of their brain that is about the size of a blueberry Continue reading “Auto Experts Recognize Cars Like Most People Recognize Faces” »  More...

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By IANS On Sunday, September 30th, 2012
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Brain frees you to focus on complex tasks

The brain frees you to focus on daily tasks such as driving or solving equations, by handling a set of Continue reading “Brain frees you to focus on complex tasks” »  More...

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By ANI On Saturday, September 29th, 2012
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Satellite navigations could blind drivers on road

Driving with a satellite navigation can make you blind to pedestrians Continue reading “Satellite navigations could blind drivers on road” »  More...

The image shows a 3D ultrasound of a chimp in the womb.
By IANS On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
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Human brain bigger than chimp’s from foetal stage

Human brain is larger than that of their chimp cousins from the foetal stage itself, Continue reading “Human brain bigger than chimp’s from foetal stage” »  More...

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By IANS On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
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Brain parts evolve independently: Study

The brain, the body’s most powerful organ, is not a single uniform entity but has parts that can evolve Continue reading “Brain parts evolve independently: Study” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, August 30th, 2012
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Brain areas communicate with each other to solve arithmetic problems

The strength of communication between the left and right hemispheres of the brain predicts performance on basic arithmetic problems Continue reading “Brain areas communicate with each other to solve arithmetic More...

By BioNews On Thursday, August 16th, 2012
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Exercise and neuroprotective agent combo may accelerate stroke recovery

A therapy combining exercise with the neurovascular protective agent S-nitrosoglutathione (GSNO) improved recovery from stroke in a rat model Continue reading “Exercise and neuroprotective agent combo may More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
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Breakthrough in macular degeneration could prevent age-related blindness

A new study led by an Indian origin researcher has made an exciting finding in the “dry” form of age-related macular degeneration known as geographic atrophy (GA) Continue reading “Breakthrough in macular More...