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Read the latest neuroscience news making headlines around the world.

Read the latest neuroscience news making headlines around the world.

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Source: NBC News
Date: 17 Sept 2014
New research suggests violent movies might enhance aggression only in those already prone to it.
Source: NPR Shots Blog
Date: 16 Sept 2014
Academic institutions graduate an overabundance of biomedical Ph.D.s — and this imbalance is only getting worse, as research funding from the National Institutes of Health continues to wither.
Source: The Washington Post
Date: 16 Sept 2014
Scientists at the University of Michigan discovered that youth with ADHD lag behind their peers when measuring how their brains form connections.
Source: New York Times
Date: 15 Sept 2014
A fish knocks down insects with a jet of water that it delivers with varying speeds and with control no other creature is known to have.
Source: Inside Science
Date: 12 Sept 2014
Interactive toy to inspire the next generation of scientists.
Source: BBC
Date: 11 Sept 2014
Google has bought a biotech company that has developed a spoon designed to make life easier for people with diseases such as Parkinson's.
Source: NPR Ed Blog
Date: 10 Sept 2014
Researchers found that playing music also helped kids' brains process language.
Source: Inside Science
Date: 9 Sept 2014

Researchers in Pittsburgh, using a brain-computer interface, have shown why learning something similar to what you already know--a repertoire of previous knowledge--makes learning new things easier.

Source: NPR Shots Blog
Date: 9 Sept 2014
These days, the scramble for money to conduct research has become stultifying.
Source: Neurophilosophy Blog | The Guardian
Date: 8 Sept 2014
New research shows that nerve endings in the fingertips perform neural computations that were thought to occur in the brain.
Source: Vox
Date: 7 Sept 2014
This is likely the closest that people have ever gotten to telepathy — although, admittedly, it's still not very close.
Source: The Guardian
Date: 5 Sept 2014

Scientific studies suggest that differences in the prefrontal cortex could account for the impulsive actions of young people.

Source: The Atlantic
Date: 3 Sept 2014
A new study finds that behavioral intervention could help vegetables light up the neurological reward system the way a cookie does.
Source: USA Today
Date: 2 Sept 2014
Researchers found that those who played an instrument for two years showed a stronger "neurophysiological distinction" between certain sounds than children who didn't get the instrumental training.
Source: WIRED
Date: 26 Aug 2014

At a recent event hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, neuroscientists and cognitive psychologists got together with filmmakers to discuss what both groups have learned.

Source: Science
Date: 25 Aug 2014

A new study suggests humans take longer than other primates to grow up because their larger brains divert energy from body growth during childhood.

Source: The Atlantic
Date: 25 Aug 2014
A new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics says delaying the day may help teens get more rest.
Source: Inside Science
Date: 25 Aug 2014
Unique analysis shows that woodpeckers use their bulk to protect their heads.
Source: Miami Herald
Date: 24 Aug 2014
The interruptions in breathing that characterize sleep apnea cause low oxygen levels in the blood and brain, which can lead to hypertension.
Source: Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative
Date: 21 Aug 2014
To characterize people who carry deletions in 16p11.2 and 15q13.3, genetic regions linked to autism, two studies published this summer looked in detail at dozens of people with either deletion.
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