Neurology

Recent Advances in the Understanding and Treatment of Glaucoma | touchOPHTHALMOLOGY | Leading the Debate on the Advances in Healthcare

<b>Q: What is the role of cerebrospinal fluid pressure in the pathogenesis of glaucoma?</b><br>Glaucoma has classically been thought of as a one-pressure …

Optometry

Man with cerebral palsy, autism and a brain tumour reunited with missing shoes after heart felt appeal

A man with cerebral palsy, learning difficulties, autism and a brain tumour has been reunited with his specially designed shoes after they were found …

News (Wales)

Neural Encoding and Decoding with Deep Learning for Dynamic Natural Vision | Cerebral Cortex

Convolutional neural network (CNN) driven by image recognition has been shown to be able to explain cortical responses to static pictures at …

Neuroscience

What Are The Types Of Seizures

There are a number of types of seizures and it’s better to book preventive health check-up packages. In recent years there have been major …

Neuroscience

Atrial fibrillation is associated with decreased total cerebral blood flow and brain perfusion | EP Europace

Aims<p>Atrial fibrillation (AF) has been associated with cognitive impairment. Additionally, brain volume may be reduced in individuals with AF. …

Dementia

Auditory Frequency Representations in Human Somatosensory Cortex | Cerebral Cortex

Recent studies have challenged the traditional notion of modality-dedicated cortical systems by showing that audition and touch evoke responses in …

Neuroscience

Types of Seizures That Benefit From Epilepsy Surgery

Recurrent seizures are generally well controlled with prescription anti-seizure medications. However, some people with epilepsy have seizures that do …

Medicine

Events

HBP and Neuroscience Spanish Open Forum<p>The Human Brain Project (HBP) is organizing a Neuroscience Forum to highlight the research in this field. The …

Neuroscience

The Thalamus Helps the Cerebrum With Learning

<i>Summary: New findings from Max Plank Institute researchers challenges conventional belief about the role of the thalamus in learning. Researchers</i> …

Neuroscience

New brain mapping device aims to help uncontrolled epileptic seizures

Approximately 3.4 million Americans and over 60 million people worldwide are living with epilepsy, a condition marked by recurrent seizures. …

Medicine

Who Has Won Every Ms. Olympia Through the Years?

The Ms. Olympia competition was started in 1980 to determine who was the best pro women's bodybuilder in the world, similar to how the Mr. Olympia on …

Neuroscience

What Makes Chunking Such An Effective Way To Learn?

<i>How is chunking memory more efficient than normal memorizing? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Robert Frost, Instructional design specialist, on Quora:</b><p><b>How is chunking memory more</b> …

Learning

Science Meets Art in Cajal's Neuronal Forest

When Santiago Ramón y Cajal peered through his 19th century microscope at brain cells he saw an extraordinary world that not only started modern …

Neuroscience

By Predicting Seizures, AI Could Be a Life-Changer for People with Epilepsy

I was diagnosed with epilepsy in my teens. The daily barbiturate I was prescribed to prevent seizures made me sleepy and I had trouble concentrating. …

Machine Learning

Neuroscientist David Eagleman and composer Anthony Brandt explain how creativity works

‘Bend, blend, break’<p>What makes humans special? Some credit should go to the opposable thumb and the larynx, says neuroscientist David Eagleman, but a lot of it has to do with our ability to be creative and constantly think up new ideas.<p>Eagleman, a professor at Stanford University and writer, …

Design Thinking

Do Hormones Affect Epilepsy? Scientists Are Researching Seizures & Women's Reproductive Health

Epilepsy is an extraordinarily common but highly misunderstood neurological disorder, at least in the popular imagination: it can cause unpredictable …

Health

A Brief and Beautiful History of Neuroimaging

More than one century ago a classical scientist produced 3000 images of the brain. They still inform neuroscience today.<p>If you want to feel infinitesimal and insignificant, you need only look at a galaxy-clogged night sky—or a small, magnified slice of brain matter. The dusty streaks of supernovas …

Neuroscience

When You Split the Brain, Do You Split the Person?

How do people with a split brain continue to function as a single human being? <br>Read More

The Brain

How the Brain Defines Who You Are

Cerebrum<p>The cerebrum, also known as the telencephalon, is the largest and most highly developed part of the human brain. It encompasses about …

The Brain

Our "Little Brain" Plays a Big Role in Coping with Distress

Cerebellum (Latin for "little brain") in red. Source: Life Sciences Database/Wikimedia CommonsIn 1504, Leonardo da Vinci made wax castings of the …

Neuroscience

Common Sense, Cortex, and CAPTCHA

Reference Code<p>A reference implementation of RCN is available on Github here.<p>Datasets<p>We used the following datasets for the Science paper:<p>CAPTCHA …

Machine Learning

Lakehead University students use the neuroscience of zombies to show how human brain works

'The brain.. literally makes up who you are' says president of Neuroscience Research Interest Group<p>When it comes to zombies, it's all about the …

The Brain

What Do Blind People See? Answer: Not all the Same Thing

It's common for a sighted person to wonder what blind people see or for a blind person to wonder whether the experience is the same for others …

Neuroscience

Why Is My Brain Tingling?

A few years ago, I watched a YouTube video called “Virtual Barbershop.” It was one of those viral videos that attempted to be somewhat educational. …

Asmr

The Thinker's Powers Make 'The Flash' Villain A Nearly Impossible Enemy To Beat

The Thinker has established himself as the big bad of Season 4 of <i>The Flash</i> and he's like nothing the show has seen before. For starters, the …

Comics

Epilepsy in Children – What Special Education Teachers Need to Know

The Prevalance of Epilepsy<p>Epilepsy affects approximately one in 200 children (around 0.5%). In a special education context, there are often students …

Neuroscience

Human Brain Contains a Multi-Dimensional Universe Within, According to Latest Research

A sensational discovery has been made by experts as scientists have found that the human brain is home to structures and shapes that have up to 11 …

Neuroscience

Does Looking Into A Person's Left Eye Really Mean Anything?

When you're sitting across from a date, amid all the other chatter in your brain, you may find yourself stressed about where to look. Do you focus on …

Emotions

5 reasons Dreamer’s memory manipulation on Clarice was so wrong on The Gifted

Dreamer may have had the best intentions when she used her abilities on Clarice in The Gifted, but what she did was wrong on so many levels. The …

Entertainment

This Medical Video of a Freshly Removed Human Brain Is Incredible to Watch

Warning: not for the squeamish.<p>Even though you use your brain to do a lot of thinking, you probably don't think about your brain that often. It's an …

The Brain