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14 Of The Worst Foods That Make You Fat And Gain Belly Fat, According to Nutritionists

<i>These two foods I’m going to talk about will probably shock you because you probably eat them everyday. Your probably even eating one of them as you</i> …

Nutrition

Can A Gadget Designed By Undergraduates Diagnose Alzheimer's?

The many boomers who worry they might get Alzheimer’s or who have relatives with Alzheimer’s often have two wishes for the next scientific breakthrough. One is a method for accurate diagnosis. The other is effective treatment.<p>Currently, the only definitive diagnosis for Alzheimer’s comes from an …

Does modern neuroscience help us understand behavior? | Salon.com

Lately, some neuroscientists have been struggling with an identity crisis: what do we believe, and what do we want to achieve? Is it enough to study the brain’s machinery, or are we missing its larger design?<p>Scholars have pondered the mind since Aristotle, and scientists have studied the nervous …

Neuroscience

New Theory Cracks Open the Black Box of Deep Neural Networks

Even as machines known as “deep neural networks” have learned to converse, drive cars, beat video games and Go champions, dream, paint pictures and …

Deep Learning

Scientists discover neuronal effects of psychedelic drugs using human minibrains

Parsing Out Psychedelics<p>New research using human minibrains has revealed that a hallucinogenic compound known as 5-MeO-DMT triggers changes in …

Brain Cells From Pigs Implanted Into Human Brains to Treat Parkinson's

Neurochemical Reboot<p>New Zealand biotech company Living Cell Technologies has developed a treatment for Parkinson’s disease using choroid plexus cells …

Este dispositivo que parece vir de Star Trek consegue detectar hemorragia cerebral

Após uma lesão na cabeça, pacientes normalmente passam por uma tomografia computadorizada para descartar hemorragia cerebral. Agora, um novo …

Total recall: the people who never forget

An extremely rare condition may transform our understanding of memory<p>If you ask Jill Price to remember any day of her life, she can come up with an answer in a heartbeat. What was she doing on 29 August 1980? “It was a Friday, I went to Palm Springs with my friends, twins, Nina and Michelle, and …

Palm Springs

Sleeping shrinks the brain … and that's a good thing

Ah, to sleep, perchance … to shrink your neural connections? That's the conclusion of new research that examined subtle changes in the brain during sleep.<p>The researchers found that sleep provides a time when the brain's synapses — the connections among neurons — shrink back by nearly 20 percent. …

Gene that enables memories, sense of direction produces schizophrenia-like symptoms when mutated

Mutations in a gene that should enable memories and a sense of direction instead can result in imprecise communication between neurons that …

Neuroscience

10 Proven Ways To Grow Your Brain: Neurogenesis And Neuroplasticity

Scientists once thought the brain stopped developing after the first few years of life. But new research has shown that the brain can form new neural pathways and create neurons even in adulthood (Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis).<p>Exercise for 30 minutes per day or meditation stimulates the …

The Brain

New treatment fully restores memory function of Alzheimer Patients

Now there is ultrasound technology for removing neurotoxic amyloid plaques from the brain, thanks to the Australian researchers. These are structures …

Dementia

Lentes Fisheye e Tilt-Shift: Uma introdução às lentes especiais

As lentes <i>Tilt-Shift</i> foram desenvolvidas, especificamente, para <b>atender aos anseios dos profissionais em arquitetura e paisagismo</b>, que desejavam obter …

You Judge People Within A Second Of Meeting

And you're being judged right back.<p>We'd all like to think we give strangers the benefit of the doubt. New research proves otherwise.<p>Our brains actually process opinions and judgments about people within milliseconds of meeting, according to a study conducted by folks at the Albert Ludwigs …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

This Factor Is Key to Your Attractiveness

Humans are drawn to one another for countless reasons, and the fact that we’re often drawn to people who seem to “get us” emotionally is now borne …

Robots record brain activity inside neurons

Neuroscientists hope to turn the delicate art of eavesdropping on brain cells into an automated technique.<p>Clamping an electrode to the brain cell of …

The Brain

Surprising ways alcohol affects your body and brain

Alcohol, which two teams of addiction experts recently ranked as one of the five most addictive substances, can be especially dangerous when consumed in excess.<p>Here are some of the surprising ways alcohol affects our body and mind:

Alcohol

Viva vagus: Wandering nerve could lead to range of therapies

With outposts in nearly every organ and a direct line into the brain stem, the vagus nerve is the nervous system’s superhighway. About 80 percent of …

Receitas para fugir do óbvio nesta Páscoa - Harper's Bazaar

<i>Por Camilla Bello</i><p>Vai receber em casa neste feriado de Páscoa e precisa de um <i>help</i> para planejar uma ceia com pratos práticos e, principalmente, …

Como encontrar a melhor fonte de luz natural

Você provavelmente já ouviu falar que a luz natural que vem de uma janela pode criar lindas fotografias, mas saiba que isso tem um lado negativo: ela …

The Science of Neuromarketing

While the study of neuroscience can be traced back to ancient Greece, the study of neuromarketing is rather new and has only gained traction in the …

Marketing

Memories Retrieved in Mutant "Alzheimer's" Mice

People with Alzheimer's disease may forget faces or where they left familiar objects because their brains cannot find where they put those memories, …

Neuroscience

Madagascar lemurs could help us explore farthest reaches of space – leading neuroscientists

Human hibernation is one of the toughest stumbling blocks on the way to proper space exploration, which requires lengthy periods to reach distant …

A new glimpse into working memory

When you hold in mind a sentence you have just read or a phone number you’re about to dial, you’re engaging a critical brain system known as working …

The Brain

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How Does Anxiety Short Circuit the Decision-Making Process?

Neuroscientists at the University of Pittsburgh have pinpointed a specific neuronal mechanism that helps explain how anxiety can disrupt the …

Neuroscience

Neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don't know what they're talking about. Don't trust them.<p>Actually, don't trust …

Cientistas criam estímulo cerebral que transfere conhecimento como em Matrix... Só que não - Tecnoblog

Já conhece a nova extensão do <b>Tecnoblog</b>?<p>O cérebro humano é fascinante. Bilhões de neurônios com trilhões de conexões permitem que esse órgão realize …