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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 …

Dementia

3 Neuroscience Advances That Could Change Your Life

Juliano Pinto, dressed in the bright green and yellow of his native Brazil, stood on the soccer field of the cavernous stadium, aware that 63,000 …

Neuroscience

Australia scientists develop 'bionic spine' which could help paralysed patients walk

Device can be inserted in the brain – without brain surgery – and could allow paralysed patients to operate robotic limbs “using thought alone”<p>Scientists in Australia have developed a “bionic spine” which could enable people with spinal cord injuries to walk again by controlling a tiny paper …

'Bionic spinal cord' aims to move robotic limbs with power of thought

Australian scientists hope a device about the size of a matchstick will one day help people with spinal cord injuries get back on their feet.<p>The …

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed light on the mysteries of the brain …

The Brain

Protecting the Brain Against Parkinson's Disease

<b>Researchers help the brain make GM1 ganglioside, a protective substance that is diminished in the brains of Parkinson’s patients.</b><p>Although a number of …

MRI of Mother and Child Shows Love Through The Eyes of Science

MIT neuroscientist Rebecca Saxe captured this stunning MRI image of herself and her child inside a 3 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging scanner, …

ADHD Archives - Page 4 of 10

Neuroscience NewsNovember 21, 2016<p>According to researchers, taking music lessons can increase brain fiber connections in children. Music lessons may …

How Synapses are Destroyed in Early Stages of Alzheimer's Disease

<b>A team of researchers led by UNSW Australia scientists has discovered how connections between brain cells are destroyed in the early stages of</b> …

New Insights Into Dopamine Function in Parkinson's Patients

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists have measured release of the key neurotransmitter with unprecedented temporal precision in the …

First Direct Evidence That ADHD is a Genetic Disorder Found

Neuroscience researchers from Cardiff University have found the first direct evidence that ADHD is a genetic disorder. The research found that of the …

Part 15

News Articles on Personality - Page 15<p>Research has traditionally suggested that your personality may be very different from your friends and even …

How Anxiety Kills Your Social Status

<b>Neuroscientists at EPFL identify a brain region that links anxious temperament to low social status. The researchers were able to tweak social</b> …

Scientists say being funny is associated with having above-average intelligence

In one 2011 study, researchers at the University of New Mexico asked 400 psychology students to complete measures of abstract reasoning ability and verbal intelligence before writing captions for a series of New Yorker cartoons.<p>Sure enough, captions that were rated funnier belonged to students who …

Psychology

There's no such thing as a 'male brain' or 'female brain,' and scientists have the scans to prove it

Do you have a male brain or a female brain? The answer, according to science, is no.<p>If you didn't expect this to be a yes-or-no question, you're not alone. Male brains do seem to be built differently than female brains. An analysis of more than 100 studies found that the volume of a man's brain is …

Scientists Say People Who Drink Coffee Every Day Live Longer

Science has revealed some interesting facts about coffee consumption. If you have been debating on whether that second or third cup is going to help …

Dazzling Images of the Brain Created by Neuroscientist-Artist

The brain has been called the most complex structure in the universe, but it may also be the most beautiful. One artist's work captures both the …

Medicine-covered nanoparticles could help stroke victims

Doctors have been working for years on using tiny nanoparticles covered in clot busting drugs to clear blocked vessels in stroke victims. The only problem is that when a vessel is completely blocked, a lack of blood flow in the affected area is a problem. Strokes can be treated by inserting a stent …

What are brain-machine interfaces, and how do they work? - ExtremeTech

By on October 23, 2015 at 11:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The simplest brain-machine …

Neurophilosophy

Biologists have found a gene that controls brain repair - ExtremeTech

By on October 29, 2015 at 9:28 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>When a person suffers a stroke, …

Neuroscience

How smart are you, really? A quick fMRI brain scan will tell you

IQ tests are <i>so</i> last decade. Now, if you really want to know how smart you are (and be warned, some things are better left undiscovered), you should …

The Brain

Scientists Can Now Predict Intelligence From Brain Activity

Humans have a love/hate relationship with the cliques, clades, and classes that compartmentalize their world. That tension forms the backbone of so …

The Brain

Neuron 'messages' take longer without key cells - Futurity

Without cells called astrocytes, the ability of neurons to send certain signals slows by several milliseconds. And that's long enough to cause big …

Multiple Sclerosis

Boosting brain-stimulating implants with nanowires - ExtremeTech

By on October 12, 2015 at 10:15 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>We’ve seen some pretty …

Nanotech

Artificial neural networks are changing the world. What are they? - ExtremeTech

By on October 12, 2015 at 7:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Since the invention of the …

Machine Learning

AI is almost as smart as the average high schooler, at least when it comes to the SAT

Despite all the warnings of woe that accompany discussions of artificial intelligence and its potential for destroying humanity, we really don’t have …

Artificial Intelligence

Neuroscientists demonstrate new ‘mind melding’ technique with 20 Questions game

You’ll probably want to sit down for this one. Scientists at the University of Washington claim to have established the first collaborative …

The Brain

Paralyzed man walks unassisted using only brain control — no exoskeleton required

A 26-year-old man who has been paralyzed for five years was able to walk on his own again. How? By using his brain waves to directly control the …

Brainwaves

Exoskeleton gives paralysed man use of his legs

A man who has been completely paralysed for four years has been able to take thousands of steps using his own muscles, thanks to a robotic exoskeleton.<p>Robotic exoskeletons have help paralysed people walk in the past, by both supporting and controlling their legs. But for the first time, a robotic …

Exoskeletons