Tag Archives: neuroscience

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Want To Have A Better Memory? Study Shows Sounds During Sleep Can Help

If you’re not willing to send electrical shocks through your brain – “mild” as they might be – to become smarter, here’s a much gentler option: play sounds while... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/27/13

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New Technique Turns Brain Transparent, Gives Scientists Direct Look Into Brain

The brain remains one of the most impenetrable frontiers of science. Deciphering how its 85 billion neurons and trillion connections between them function together to allow... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/22/13

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Autism Rate Rises To 1 In 50 Children – Cause Still A Mystery

In 2002 the Center for Disease Control estimated that autism affected about 1 in 150 children. By 2012 the CDC estimate had increased to 1 in 88. Now, according to the... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/8/13

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Multiple Vaccinations on Same Day Does Not Raise Autism Risk

Despite the lack of scientific evidence to support it, many parents still believe vaccines can cause autism. A new study that should help assuage concerns shows that giving... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/4/13

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Scientists Inject Human Brain Cells Into Mice, Make Them Smarter

And you thought it was all about the neurons. In an experiment that might seem like something only a mad scientist would conjure, researchers injected human brain cells... more

Written By: | Posted: 03/28/13

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Brain Scans Can Now Tell Who You’re Thinking About

Beware stalkers, these neuroscientists can tell who you’re thinking of. Or, at least, the kind of personality he or she might have. As a social species humans are... more

Written By: | Posted: 03/23/13

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“H.M.” – The Man Who Had Part Of His Brain Removed And Changed Neuroscience Forever

In the pages of my graduate school neuroscience textbook he was known only as H.M., the mysterious man (we inexplicably assumed) whose misfortune led to a breakthrough in... more

Written By: | Posted: 03/20/13

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New Glasses Help Colorblind To See Normally

With a new pair of stylish shades, people with colorblindness are beginning to see the world just as the rest of us do. The corrective glasses were actually created as... more

Written By: | Posted: 03/14/13

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