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Artificial neural networks decode brain activity during performed and imagined movements

Artificial intelligence has far outpaced human intelligence in certain tasks. Several groups from the Freiburg excellence cluster BrainLinks-BrainTools led by neuroscientist private lecturer ...

Fri 18 Aug 17 from Medical Xpress

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How an itch hitches a ride to the brain

Scientists have figured out how your brain registers the sensation of itch.

Thu 17 Aug 17 from ScienceNews

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Researchers find monkey brain structure that decides if viewed objects are new or unidentified

A team of researchers working at the University of Tokyo School of Medicine has found what they believe is the part of the monkey brain that decides if something that is being viewed is recognizable. ...

Fri 18 Aug 17 from Medical Xpress

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Remote-controlled rodents? Brain magnets make mice move on command

Directly stimulating the brain with magnetic pulses has been shown to help treat migraines and improve memory, but now scientists at the University of Buffalo have developed a technique ...

Thu 17 Aug 17 from Gizmag

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Neuroscientist who studied Einstein's brain dies at 90

A founder of modern neuroscience who studied Einstein's brain has died.

Thu 17 Aug 17 from Medical Xpress

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Researchers make surprising discovery about how neurons talk to each other

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have uncovered the mechanism by which neurons keep up with the demands of repeatedly sending signals to other neurons. The new findings, made in fruit ...

Thu 17 Aug 17 from Medical Xpress

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New method identifies brain regions most likely to cause epilepsy seizures

Scientists have developed a new way to detect which areas of the brain contribute most greatly to epilepsy seizures, according to a PLOS Computational Biology study. The strategy, devised by ...

Thu 17 Aug 17 from Medical Xpress

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Experiences of stroke survivors with visual impairments examined

A new University of Liverpool study, published in Wiley Brain and Behaviour, identifies simple measures that could substantially improve the quality of life of stroke survivors with visual impairments.

Thu 17 Aug 17 from Medical Xpress

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Computer approaches human skill for first time in mapping brain

A WSU research team for the first time has developed a computer algorithm that is nearly as accurate as people are at mapping brain neural networks—a breakthrough that could speed up the image ...

Thu 17 Aug 17 from TechXplore

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Incredible technique allows scientists to erase memories

Researchers from the University of California, Riverside developed the technique, which weakens connections between the nerve cells involved in forming certain memories (stock image). ...

Thu 17 Aug 17 from Daily Mail

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