Neuroscience in the News

At just 22-years-old, Petrick learned that he had early-onset Parkinson's. He struggled to hide the symptoms, but, frustrated by his shaking and growing lack of mobility, he retired in 2004.
  • 23 Mar 2012
Health groups are trying to immunize more than 111 million African children against polio in only four days, hoping to stamp out an incurable disease that is all but gone in the West.
  • 23 Mar 2012
More children in the U.S. are being diagnosed with ADHD than even before -- 10.4 million in 2010 -- according to a new study that concluded a staggering rise in diagnoses of 66 percent since the year 2000.
  • 23 Mar 2012
The human brain prevents us from drifting off when listening to boring people by “rewriting” monotonous speech to make it sound more interesting, scientists have found.
  • 23 Mar 2012
Pain is a complex phenomenon, and how a person responds to it involves physical, psychological, and even cultural factors.
  • 23 Mar 2012
Offering smokers free nicotine patches and telephone counseling does not improve their chances of quitting, according to a new study.
  • 23 Mar 2012
What's the link between violence and those disorders?
  • 22 Mar 2012
Sleep-wake and other daily patterns are part of our circadian rhythms, which are governed by the body's internal or biological clock, housed deep within the brain.
  • 22 Mar 2012
Older adults who a high body mass index (BMI) and a big belly may have less brain power, according to Korean study.
  • 22 Mar 2012
Therapists who understand how plasticity works or at least how they can make use of neuroplastic principles can often correct those runaway negative forms of plasticity.
  • 22 Mar 2012
New research in the field of neuroscience has identified special circuitry in our brains as well as many other circumstances where people’s brains actually become wired to one another.
  • 22 Mar 2012
Being under stress may affect your ability to make a smart, rational decision.
  • 22 Mar 2012

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