Neurology

What triggers that feeling of being watched?

<b>You feel somebody is looking at you, but you don’t know why. The explanation lies in some intriguing neuroscience and the study of a strange form of</b> …

The Brain

How Stress Changes A Student's Brain: The Neurology Of 'Pressure'

<b>How Stress Changes A Student’s Brain: The Neurology Of ‘Pressure’</b><p>by J<b>udy Willis</b><p>From neuroimaging and correlated neurocognitive research, we’ve seen …

Teaching

Modulation of Movement by the Cerebellum

The cerebellum is a region of the brain that plays an important role in motor control. It may also be involved in some cognitive functions such as …

Neuroscience

National Epilepsy Week

Did you know this week is National Epilepsy Week? I went down to London a few weeks ago to meet the team at the <i>Epilepsy Society</i> for their <i>Explain Epilepsy</i> campaign. The campaign is designed to make more people aware of Epilepsy and what to do if they see someone having a seizure. There were stars …

Mental Health

A neuroscientist explains the radical theory that our free will is just an illusion

Dean Buonomano, a professor at UCLA and author of "Your Brain Is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time", gives a simple explanation of the theory of eternalism. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>It seems that everything in the universe has already happened under eternalism.</i><p><i>In</i> …

Consciousness

What causes that feeling of being watched

You feel somebody is looking at you, but you don’t know why. The explanation lies in some intriguing neuroscience and the study of a strange form of brain injury.<p>Something makes you turn and see someone watching you. Perhaps on a busy train, or at night, or when you’re strolling through the park. …

Behavior

Discovering the Subconscious of Santiago Ramón y Cajal

Cajal’s The Dreams of Santiago Ramón y Cajal is a gateway into a fascinating mind<p>I am not a neurologist nor have I studied the intricacies of our …

Neuroscience

Lorde explains the experience of having synaesthesia

She explains 'translating the colours in her head'<p>Lorde has discussed her experiences of having synaesthesia, and how it has inspired her new album …

Music

Left Brain Vs Right Brain

Here’s a quick overview of how the brain processes information.<p><b>Basic Characteristics of Left and Right brain:</b><p>In general, the left and right …

The Brain

Looking at stripes is making us sick and can even lead to seizures and epilepsy, new study says

Print<p>Stripes are ubiquitous in modern life, from business shirts and barcodes to Venetian blinds and zebra crossings.<p>But a study suggests they might …

Canadian News

The biology of our best and worst selves

How can humans be so compassionate and altruistic — and also so brutal and violent? To understand why we do what we do, neuroscientist Robert …

Biology

Looking at stripes is making us sick and can even lead to seizures and epilepsy, new study says

Print<p>Stripes are ubiquitous in modern life, from business shirts and barcodes to Venetian blinds and zebra crossings.<p>But a study suggests they might …

Canadian News

Why do some images cause seizures while others do not?

Why do some images cause seizures in patients with photosensitive epilepsy, while others do not? A new study investigates the neurophysiological …

Neuroscience

Why Do Some Still Images Trigger Seizures?

By now, most people are aware of strobe lights’ ability to induce photosensitive epileptic seizures. A troll allegedly gave a journalist a seizure …

The Brain

"I'm not drunk, I have epilepsy"

Three women share their experiences<p>Although it might be a common occurrence to see the odd person staggering home after a night out looking confused …

Neuroscience

Using deep learning to read images being processed in the brain

(Tech Xplore)—A team of researchers from several institutions in China has applied deep learning by a computer to the problem of reading visual …

Machine Learning

Stop Saying the Brain Learns By Rewiring Itself - Facts So Romantic

Most neuroscientists believe that the brain learns by rewiring itself—by changing the strength of connections between brain cells, or neurons. But …

Cognitive Science

Sight Unseen

Seeing with your tongue and other surprises of sensory-substitution technology.<p>The climbers at Earth Treks gym, in Golden, Colorado, were warming up: stretching, strapping themselves into harnesses, and chalking their hands as they prepared to scale walls stippled with multicolored plastic holds. …

The Brain

Glaucoma symptoms: Struggling with PATCHY eyesight could mean YOU'RE undiagnosed

GETTYVision loss: Glaucoma is one of the world's leading causes of blindness<p>There are an estimated 64 million people worldwide with glaucoma, a group …

Medicine

Transferring Backdoor Payloads with BMP Image Pixels

<b>Transferring Backdoor Payloads with BMP Image Pixels</b><p>in this article I want to talk about BMP files also how can Use Bitmap File for Transferring Data …

Information Security

Lake District peaks lit up for Nepal quake appeal

<b>A trio of Lake District peaks have been lit up by hundreds of volunteers raising money for those affected by an earthquake in Nepal in 2015.</b><p>Almost 700 people with torches climbed Barrow, Stile End and Outerside, above Braithwaite on Saturday as part of the Lakeland Festival of Light.<p>At dusk, …

Lake District

Exploring the mind of a killer

Psychopathic killers are the basis for some must-watch TV, but what really makes them tick? Neuroscientist Jim Fallon talks about brain scans and …

Neuroscience

What you can do to prevent Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's doesn't have to be your brain's destiny, says neuroscientist and author of "Still Alice," Lisa Genova. She shares the latest science …

Dementia

Beautiful Brain Art Uncovers the Complexity of the Human Mind

Greg Dunn’s light-reflecting paintings make science visually stunning.<p>Transforming the constant moving compartments of the braininto a gilded display of reflective strands, scientist and artist, Greg Dunn examines the "look of consciousness" in his project <i>Self Reflective</i>. Each rendering of the …

The Brain

Oxford University sorry for eye contact racism claim

<b>Oxford University has apologised for saying that avoiding eye contact could be "everyday racism" after it was accused of discriminating against autistic people.</b><p>The claim was included in a list of "racial micro-aggressions" in an equality and diversity unit newsletter.<p>But the university was …

Racism

Human Cognition and its effect on design – Muzli -Design Inspiration

How can i do it? What am i supposed to do? Should i use this?<p>Almost done, wait a second. What if i do it this way?<p>What if this action causes a drop …

Cognition

Our uniquely lopsided brain

We all know that the human brain is ridiculously large, but how many of us realise that it’s lopsided as well? It turns out that the cockeyed shape …

The Brain

Glaucoma may be causing you to lose your sight

It was pitch black in the eatery when our motley media crew, in groups of eight, staggered in with hands on each other’s shoulders.<p>Our instructions …

Medicine

Deviate: The Science of Seeing Differently by Beau Lotto review – why we need brain control

A neuroscientist argues that all experience occurs in the brain – and that the brain is deluded<p>Beau Lotto is a gung-ho neuroscientist. “[The] great minds of history,” he says, “had theories, but now neuroscience has an answer.” The latest research has, it seems, established that everything you …

Neuroscience

[WEB SITE] Vision and Rehabilitation After Brain Trauma (Part 1)

<i>This is part one of a three-part article published to health.mil.</i><p><b>Vision Problems After Brain Injury</b><p>Visual problems following brain trauma are …

The Brain