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Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly
Covering topics and controversies in Cognitive Neuroscience and Brain Imaging
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How Neuroscience is Creating “a Brain New World”

How Neuroscience is Creating “a Brain New World” | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
By Manie Bosman “The gene was the central issue in biology in the 20th century. The mind is the essential issue for biology in the 21st century.” – Eric Kandel At the risk of comi...
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The Science of Mindfulness

Professor Mark Williams examines the neuroscience of mindfulness in the second of four short videos. We live in a world filled with material wealth, live lon...
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Researchers Map Emotional Intelligence in the Brain

Researchers Map Emotional Intelligence in the Brain | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
New research involving Vietnam veterans with combat related brain injuries offers the first detailed map of the brain regions which contribute to emotional intelligence.
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Health News - Alcohol 'disrupts normal sleep cycles'

Health News - Alcohol 'disrupts normal sleep cycles' | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
News - Alcohol 'disrupts normal sleep cycles'
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Cognitive Enhancement and Theories of Justice: Contemplating the Malleability of Nature and Self

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Research shows the brain quickly determines intent of harmful actions

Research shows the brain quickly determines intent of harmful actions | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
New research from the University of Chicago illustrates that individuals can tell very quickly whether a harmful action they witness is intentional or accidental.
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Frontiers | Issues and Perspectives in Meditation Research: In Search for a Definition | Frontiers in Consciousness Research

Frontiers | Issues and Perspectives in Meditation Research: In Search for a Definition | Frontiers in Consciousness Research | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
Frontiers | Issues and Perspectives in Meditation Research: In Search for a Definition | Frontiers in Consciousness Research publishes articles on the most outstanding discoveries across the research spectrum of Frontiers | Issues and...
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PLOS ONE: The Problem of Thresholding in Small-World Network Analysis

PLOS ONE: The Problem of Thresholding in Small-World Network Analysis | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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Dyscalculia: Number games

Dyscalculia: Number games | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
Brian Butterworth is on a crusade to understand the number deficit called dyscalculia — and to help those who have it.
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Inherent emotional quality of human speech sounds

Inherent emotional quality of human speech sounds | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
(2013). Inherent emotional quality of human speech sounds. Cognition & Emotion. ???aop.label???. doi: 10.1080/02699931.2012.754739
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Cognition: The brain's decline : Nature : Nature Publishing Group

Cognition: The brain's decline : Nature : Nature Publishing Group | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
Treating cognitive problems common in elderly people requires a deeper understanding of how a healthy brain ages.
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University of Michigan News Service | Electric stimulation of brain releases powerful, opiate-like painkiller

University of Michigan News Service | Electric stimulation of brain releases powerful, opiate-like painkiller | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
ANN ARBOR—Researchers used electricity on certain regions in the brain of a patient with chronic, severe facial pain to release an opiate-like substance that's considered one of the body's most powe
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News in Brief: Brain region associated with selfishness | Body & Brain | Science News

News in Brief: Brain region associated with selfishness | Body & Brain | Science News | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
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The Top 10 Challenges for Brain Science in 2013

The Top 10 Challenges for Brain Science in 2013 | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
2012 was a big year for brain science, and 2013 promises to be even bigger.
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NFL: PET Scan IDs Brain Damage in Players

A new imaging technique has allowed detection of tau protein abnormalities in brains of living retired football players that are identical to the autopsy findings of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (...
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Notes from Two Scientific Psychologists: Can’t form a mental image? No big deal.

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Is it time to move past the idea that our brain is like a computer?

Is it time to move past the idea that our brain is like a computer? | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
Ever since the days of Alan Turing, neuroscientists have, in increasing numbers, compared the human brain to a computer.
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Loneliness? It’s All a State of Mind

Loneliness? It’s All a State of Mind | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
Researchers from UCL have found that lonely people have less grey matter in a part of the brain associated with decoding eye gaze and other social cues.
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Don't blame Parkinson's disease for addiction: study | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite concerns that Parkinson's patients were more likely to become compulsive gamblers or shoppers, a new study says untreated patients don't have any more addictions than...
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Do the Brain Benefits of Exercise Last?

Do the Brain Benefits of Exercise Last? | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
Exercise bolsters the structure and function of the brain. But if someone stops exercising, does the brain revert to its former state, much like unused muscles slacken?
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Study Finds the Unexpected in the Brains of Spirit Mediums

Study Finds the Unexpected in the Brains of Spirit Mediums | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
Not easily explained dynamics found in the brains of experienced spirit mediums.
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