Neuroscience in the News

Offering smokers free nicotine patches and telephone counseling does not improve their chances of quitting, according to a new study.
  • 23 Mar 2012
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
Being under stress may affect your ability to make a smart, rational decision.
  • 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
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
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
What's the link between violence and those disorders?
  • 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
People with partial central vision loss in both eyes, due to stroke, or other types of traumatic brain injury, may have difficulty in detecting potential hazards on the road.
  • 21 Mar 2012
Children who were born prematurely may lag behind their peers when it comes to more advanced language skills, according to a new study.
  • 21 Mar 2012
As the campaign against animal research intensifies, so must the response.
  • 21 Mar 2012
Diffusion spectrum imaging allows us to map the brain’s full communications network.
  • 21 Mar 2012

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