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December 11, 2014
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Die Netzhaut des Auges ändert ihre „Sprache“ mit wechselnder Helligkeit

Studie der Universität Tübingen zeigt, wie differenziert Sehinformationen ans Gehirn geleitet werden ‒ Erkenntnisse könnten helfen, Kameras wie auch Sehprothesen weiter zu entwickeln Unser Sehvermögen ist ausgezeichnet: Es funktioniert auch unter extremen Bedingungen, vom Spaziergang unterm Sternenhimmel bis zur Ski-Abfahrt … Continue reading

December 18, 2013
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Neuroscience Methods: Optogenetics as good as electrical stimulation

Brown researchers have shown that optogenetics — a technique that uses pulses of visible light to alter the behavior of brain cells — can be as good as or possibly better than the older technique of using small bursts of … Continue reading

December 5, 2012
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First Measurements Made of Key Brain Links

Until now, brain scientists have been almost completely in the dark about how most of the nonspecific thalamus interacts with the prefrontal cortex, a relationship believed to be key in such fundamental functions as maintaining consciousness and mental arousal. Brown … Continue reading

December 4, 2011
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New Study to Test Unusual Hypothesis on Beta Brainwaves

Beta oscillations are tightly linked to Parkinson’s disease and the ability to process sensory information, such as touch. Two neuroscientists have brought their collaboration to Brown University and won funding from the National Science Foundation to see if they can … Continue reading