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It's Possible To Smell The Fat In Food
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, research, Neuroscience, interesting, study )

- 1492 days ago -
Previous research has suggested that we may be able to "taste" fat. And now, researchers at the Monell Chemical Senses Center have found evidence that we might be able to smell it, too.
Schizophrenia Linked to Abnormal Brain Waves
Science & Tech  (tags: Brain and cognitive sciences, Neuroscience, Picower Inst. for Learning & Memory, Schizophrenia, Calcineurin, Default mode network )

- 1590 days ago -
Schizophrenia patients usually suffer from a breakdown of organized thought, often accompanied by delusions or hallucinations. For the first time, MIT neuroscientists have observed the neural activity that appears to produce this disordered thinking.
Nanoscale Neuronal Activity Measured for the First Time
Science & Tech  (tags: neuroscience, research )

- 1593 days ago -
A new technique that allows scientists to measure the electrical activity in the communication junctions of the nervous systems has been developed by a researcher at Queen Mary University of London.
Dogs Have Feelings Too, Brain Scans Prove It
Science & Tech  (tags: dogs, brain scans, neuroscience, study, technology, feelings, humans )

- 1598 days ago -
Advances in neuroscience stand to revolutionize the way society views dogs. Together with his adopted black terrier, neuroscientist Gregory Berns of Emory University has begun to run magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans on canines.
Neuroscience Needs Its Einstein
Science & Tech  (tags: Neuroscience, Editor's Picks, Robert Burton, Brain Research Through Advancing Innovat, Technology News, Life News, News )

- 1781 days ago -
New mapping studies won't help us understand the brain-mind connection until we start thinking differently
Researchers Show That Brain Cells Hold Memories
Science & Tech  (tags: Neuroscience, new study, memories, brain cells )

- 2158 days ago -
Memory engrams - traces of memory, often aroused by external stimuli, like a smell - do reside in brain cells, say researchers from MIT and Stanford.
Why Risk Is Sexier Than Security
Science & Tech  (tags: gambling, neuroscience, lifestyle )

- 2332 days ago -
Your frontal lobe may not be as dependable as you would hope when it comes to high-stakes entertainment. Some doctors believe the drug people crave the most is adrenalin, and that feeling they get when risk is pounding through their veins.
Sleeping Protects Memories From Corruption
Science & Tech  (tags: brain, behavior, memory, Neuroscience, sleep, science )

- 2584 days ago -
Replaying memories while people are awake leaves their memories subject to tinkering. But reactivating memories during sleep protects them from interference, researchers in Germany and Switzerland report online January 23 in Nature Neuroscience.
The World Within: How the Autistic Brain Processes Sound
Science & Tech  (tags: autism, Neuroscience )

- 2612 days ago -
Dr. Welsh's breakthrough research suggests individuals with autism hear the world at a slower rate. Knowing this could lead to better treatments.
Blind People Perceive Touch Faster Than Those With Sight
Science & Tech  (tags: blind, touch, tactile, information, vision, neuroscience )

- 2674 days ago -
People who are blind from birth are able to detect tactile information faster than people with normal vision, according to a study in the Oct. 27 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience.
Nanotubes Help Cells Pass Messages
Science & Tech  (tags: science, neuroscience, cells, scientists, study, discovery )

- 2711 days ago -
Researchers have discovered a means of cell communication that may illuminate events ranging from embryo development to brain activity.
Brain System Behind General Intelligence Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: Neuroscience, Technology, General Intelligence )

- 2921 days ago -
A collaborative team of neuroscientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), the University of Iowa, the University of Southern California (USC), and the Autonomous University of Madrid have mapped the brain structures that affect general
Mapping the Brain
Science & Tech  (tags: Neuroscience, MIT, Research, Construction Of Brain )

- 2948 days ago -
MIT neuroscientists are making computers smart enough to see the connections between the brain's neurons...
Changes in Gray Matter Induced By Learning--Revisited
Science & Tech  (tags: Neuroscience, brain, plasticity, gray matter, change, cortex, learning )

- 3501 days ago -
While traditional research has focussed on functional forms of neuroplasticity, current theoretically based concepts suggest that structural cortical plasticity in adult brains plays a crucial role in adaptation to environmental changes and disease.

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