Neuroscience in the News

Last year, 13 high school football players—the most ever recorded in one year—were left permanently disabled as a result of a football-related brain injury.
  • 19 Apr 2012
  • TIME
Researchers discover how brain has no trouble filtering out the other voices to focus on only one.
  • 18 Apr 2012
  • New Scientist
Stroke patients improve on picture-naming task after stimulation treatment.
  • 18 Apr 2012
  • Science News
Study found it added weeks of survival for patients with glioblastoma.
  • 18 Apr 2012
  • U.S. News & World Report
Strong, direct wiring in brain connects feelings with focus.
  • 18 Apr 2012
  • Science News
The activity in a region of the brain associated with reward can predict who will gain weight or have sex in the next six months, according to new research.
  • 18 Apr 2012
  • FOX News
Exercise, the latest neuroscience suggests, does more to bolster thinking than thinking does.
  • 18 Apr 2012
  • New York Times
Patterns of brain activity reflect our character.
  • 18 Apr 2012
  • Scientific American
Differences in political belief seem to have some basis in biology, which could promote tolerance on both sides, but probably won't.
  • 18 Apr 2012
  • New Scientist
Images of heroin may prove useful in addiction treatment.
  • 18 Apr 2012
  • Science News
Finding shows disease moves through linked nerve cells.
  • 18 Apr 2012
  • U.S. News & World Report
A New Zealand company plans to implant pig cells in the human brain in a clinical trial to treat Parkinson's disease and help improve movement and brain functions in patients.
  • 18 Apr 2012
  • Reuters

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