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More Etymological Maps of the Brain
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, society, science, research, medicine, interesting, humans, health, etymological map, brain )

Darren
- 13 days ago - blogs.discovermagazine.com
By popular demand, here are some more etymological maps of the brain - images illustrating what the names of the parts of the brain actually mean.
Turning Back the Brain's Clock
Science & Tech  (tags: brain, plasticity, research, science, protein, inhibitors )

Roger
- 28 days ago - the-scientist.com
The brain's ability to make new neural connections can be restored in mice by blocking a protein that normally acts as a natural brake on neuroplasticity
Consciousness May Continue Even After Death, Scientists Believe
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, Body-Mind-Spirit, study, research, humans, humans, discovery, consciousness, death, near-death experiences, awareness, brain )

Darren
- 47 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Have scientists proved there is life after death? Research into 'near-death' experiences reveals awareness may continue even after the brain has shut down.
Brain's "Inner GPS" Wins Nobel
Science & Tech  (tags: brain, gps, cells, Nobel Prize, discovery, medicine )

Roger
- 48 days ago - the-scientist.com
John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moser, and Edvard Moser have won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain."
The Promise of Antidepressants in Brain Cancer Fight
Offbeat  (tags: Medication, Health, Healthcare, Cancer, Brain )

Ray
- 50 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Brain cancer is one of the least-funded types of cancer in the UK, according to cancer charities, but kills more children and adults under 40 than any other cancer.
Journey Through the Brain: MIT Neurotech
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, scientists, science, research, news, interesting, humans, environment, brain, MIT Neurotech, neurotechnologies, Neuroscience, understanding )

Darren
- 59 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
Editor's note: This is the first installment in a series about emerging neurotechnologies. Join a pilot class of 12 PhD students at MIT as we explore how neuroscience is revolutionizing our understanding of the brain.
Beauty in Math and Art Activate Same Brain Area
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, science, research, humans, interesting, environment, discovery, beauty, mathematics, art, brain )

Darren
- 74 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Mathematicians have long likened the experience of mathematical beauty to that of visual and musical beauty. Now scientists in England and Scotland have determined that despite the abstract nature of mathematics, mathematical beauty is linked to activity
Postage-Stamp Size 'Neurosynaptic' Computer Chip Mimics the Human Brain
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, IBM, cerebral cortex, brain, computer chip )

Robert
- 107 days ago - rawstory.com
Researchers Thursday unveiled a powerful new postage-stamp size chip delivering supercomputer performance using a process that mimics the human brain.
Humans Evolved Weak Muscles to Feed Brain's Growth, Study Suggests
Offbeat  (tags: animals, monkeys, humans, brain, muscles, environment, wildlife )

Lone
- 178 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Humans appear to have evolved puny muscles even faster than they grew big brains, according to a new metabolic study that pitted people against chimps and monkeys in contests of strength.
Your Dreams Can Be Controlled By Electrically Stimulating Your Brain - Body Hackers and Chronic Nightmare Sufferers Rejoice!
Offbeat  (tags: Brain, Dreams, Chronic Nightmares, PTSD, Lucid Dreaming, Electrical Stimulation, Body Hacking, Research )

Brian
- 192 days ago - extremetech.com
"These findings come from a new study that found that lucid dreaming could be induced in a full 70% of participants, with a simple (external) electrical current passed across the frontal lobe."
The Difficult Task of Reading the Brain
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, technology, brain, fMRI )

Ray
- 203 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Neuroscience is a fast growing and popular field, but despite advances, when an area of the brain 'lights up" it does not tell us as much as we'd like about the inner workings of the mind.
Autism Nation: America's Chemical Brain Drain
Health & Wellness  (tags: Americans. Autism, brain, babies, children, disease, drugs, family, food, government, healthcare, investigation, medicine, prevention, pollution, protection, research, science, society, study )

Kit
- 213 days ago - truth-out.org
While autism rates in Europe have remained virtually flat for the last decade, in the US, they have risen from 1:10,000 in 1981 to 1:68 in 2014. Many studies point to the prevalence of toxins in our environment as the culprit.
Language, Brain and Neuroscience
Science & Tech  (tags: language, neuroscience, children, brain, humans, medicine, investigation, science, interesting, research )

Alejandro
- 225 days ago - floatingpenguin.co.uk
Dr Jonathan O'Muircheartaigh, from King's College London, recommends initiating children in languages before the age of four when brain development is strongest. Read more at http://floatingpenguin.co.uk/news-and-free-resourc es.php
Is Care2 Ruining Your Health?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, hazard, sitting, computer, posture, eyes, muscle, back, leg, brain, mortality, Washington Post, Mayo Clinic )

Sam
- 302 days ago - apps.washingtonpost.com
Well, it depends on how much time you spend at your computer collecting butterflies. Of course, it's not only Care2 that does that to you. But it certainly contributes to your total SITTING time in front of the computer!
'Minicomputers' Live Inside the Human Brain
Science & Tech  (tags: brain, neurology, computers )

Freya
- 389 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The brain may be an even more powerful computer than before thought -- microscopic branches of brain cells that were once thought to basically serve as mere wiring may actually behave as minicomputers, researchers say.
 

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