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Do you see what I see? Researchers harness brain waves to reconstruct images of what we perceive

A new technique developed by neuroscientists at the University of Toronto Scarborough can, for the first time, reconstruct images of what people perceive based on their brain activity gathered ...

3 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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New insights on the neurobiology of dying

A new Annals of Neurology study provides insight into the neurobiology of dying. For the study, investigators performed continuous patient monitoring following Do Not Resuscitate - Comfort Care ...

6 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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New Neurons in the Adult Brain Involved in Sensory Learning

NewsAlthough we have known for several years that the adult brain can produce new neurons, many questions about the properties conferred by these adult-born neurons were left unanswered. Contributed ...

5 hours ago from Laboratory Equipment

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Superagers' brains offer clues for sharp memory in old age

It's pretty extraordinary for people in their 80s and 90s to keep the same sharp memory as someone several decades younger, and now scientists are peeking into the brains of these "superagers" ...

16 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Nolan film 'Memento' reveals how the brain remembers and interprets events from clues

Key repeating moments in the film give viewers the information they need to understand the storyline. The scenes cause identical reactions in the viewer's brain. The results deepen our understanding ...

13 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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How the brain tells our limbs apart

Legs and arms perform very different functions. Our legs are responsible primarily for repetitive locomotion, like walking and running. Our arms and hands, by contrast, must be able to execute ...

Wed 21 Feb 18 from Medical Xpress

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Brain aging may begin earlier than expected

Physicists have devised a new method of investigating brain function, opening a new frontier in the diagnoses of neurodegenerative and ageing related diseases.

Tue 20 Feb 18 from Medical Xpress

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Brain liquefaction after stroke is toxic to surviving brain: study

Scientists have known for years that the brain liquefies after a stroke. If cut off from blood and oxygen for a long enough period, a portion of the brain will die, slowly morphing from a hard, ...

Tue 20 Feb 18 from Medical Xpress

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Spatial perception of odorants in cockroaches

A recent study has described the first neural architecture capable of encoding the spatial location of odorants.

Mon 19 Feb 18 from ScienceDaily

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To sleep, perchance to forget

The debate in sleep science has gone on for a generation. People and other animals sicken and die if they are deprived of sleep, but why is sleep so essential?

Sat 17 Feb 18 from Medical Xpress

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