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October 31, 2018
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Atomic Magnetometer Could Have Biomedical, Navigation Applications

Measuring very small changes in the brain’s magnetic fields could lead to a better understanding of maladies such as epilepsy, post-traumatic stress disorder, and traumatic brain injury, but the equipment used for such measurements today is bulky and expensive. Scientists … Continue reading

December 19, 2017
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Princeton researchers show how the brain breaks down events

Research by Princeton University neuroscientists provides a new framework for understanding how the experience of life is accumulated, stored and recalled by the human brain. “When you go about your day, you’re continuously assaulted with visual, auditory and other sensory … Continue reading

November 30, 2017
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Sleep biology discovery could lead to new insomnia treatments that don’t target the brain

UCLA scientists report the first evidence that a gene outside the brain controls the ability to rebound from sleep deprivation — a surprising discovery that could eventually lead to greatly improved treatments for insomnia and other sleep disorders that do … Continue reading

October 24, 2016
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Trading changes how brain processes selling decisions

Market experience leaves people less susceptible to economic bias, study finds Experience in trading changes how the human brain evaluates the sale of goods, muting a well-established economic bias known as the endowment effect, according to researchers at the University … Continue reading

September 20, 2016
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Study shows how judgment of sensory simultaneity may develop in the brain

In a study using tadpoles, neuroscientists tracked how the brain develops its sense of whether two sensory inputs — for example, vision and touch — happened at the same time. PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Most people encounter most things … Continue reading