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Source: LiveScience
Date: 18 Nov 2014

For Bryan Voltaggio, cooking is about creating a memorable experience. It starts even before a person tastes the food — with the sights, sounds and smells that build anticipation — and culminates with the experience of tasting flavors that call to mind a familiar setting.

Source: WIRED
Date: 18 Nov 2014
More than 1,000 UK schoolchildren voted a book about optical illusions as the winner of this year’s Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize for science.
Source: The Washington Post
Date: 18 Nov 2014
A group of researchers tracked the complicated history of long-forgotten neural pathway, revealing that the brain structure — which is vital to our ability to read — was lost to neurologists for a century because of bickering and confusion.
Source: LiveScience
Date: 17 Nov 2014
Humans may also have an emotional body map that corresponds to feelings of gentle touch, according to new research presented at the 44th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience.
Source: Bloomberg News
Date: 17 Nov 2014
A new blood test for Alzheimer’s appears to detect the disease as many as 10 years before clinical diagnosis is possible -- far sooner than other tests in development.
Source: The Washington Post
Date: 17 Nov 2014

A new study conducted on female mice by neuroscientists ant the NYU Langone Medical Center suggests that restricting diets affects hundreds of genes linked to aging and memory formation.

Source: ABC
Date: 16 Nov 2014
Research presented Sunday at a meeting of the Society for Neuroscience sheds light on how the brain processes the sense of touch, and adapts when it goes awry.
Source: New York Times
Date: 15 Nov 2014
An electrical device glued to the scalp can prolong survival in people with the deadliest type of brain tumor, glioblastoma, researchers have found.
Source: Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative
Date: 15 Nov 2014
Monkeys exposed in utero to their mother’s immune response to a mock infection show inflammation in their brains four years later.
Source: Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative
Date: 15 Nov 2014

Children with autism show different patterns of brain activity during everyday gestures and movements than controls do, suggest unpublished results presented at Neuroscience 2014. 

Source: NBC News
Date: 14 Nov 2014
While great advances in understanding the brain are being made, no one's going to be taking a sci-fi worthy peek inside your cranium anytime soon.
Source: National Geographic
Date: 14 Nov 2014
The different gut bacteria in autistic individuals may be contributing to the disorder.
Source: The Washington Post
Date: 13 Nov 2014
According to a study, playing fast-paced action video games can make someone a better learner.
Source: CBS
Date: 13 Nov 2014
Taking vitamin B12 and folic acid supplements may not reduce the risk of developing memory and thinking problems in older people, a new study finds.
Source: The Washington Post
Date: 10 Nov 2014
The area of the brain that influences our reward system is smaller in marijuana users.
Source: BBC
Date: 8 Nov 2014
The brain has specialist neurons for each of the five taste categories - salty, bitter, sour, sweet and umami - US scientists have discovered.
Source: CNN
Date: 4 Nov 2014

New study finds odd or changeable work hours linked to impaired cognitive abilities.

Source: New York Times
Date: 3 Nov 2014
Inside the poppy-seed brain of a stalk-and-pounce predator.
Source: Scientific American
Date: 3 Nov 2014
How one woman learned to use the electrodes implanted in her brain as an extension of her nervous system.
Source: WIRED
Date: 31 Oct 2014
A new way of looking at brain activity may give insight into how psychedelic drugs produce their consciousness-altering effects.
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