Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly
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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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Brains with autism adapt differently during implicit learning

Brains with autism adapt differently during implicit learning | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
Carnegie Mellon University scientists have discovered a crucial difference in the way learning occurs in the brains of adults with autism spectrum disorder ...
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Inflammation linked to weakened reward circuits in depression

Inflammation linked to weakened reward circuits in depression | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
About one third of people with depression have high levels of inflammation markers in their blood. New research indicates that persistent inflammation affe ...
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MIT Press Journals - Neural Computation - Early Access - Abstract

MIT Press Journals - Neural Computation - Early Access - Abstract | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
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Human brains evolved to be more responsive to environmental influences, study finds

Human brains evolved to be more responsive to environmental influences, study finds | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
Human brains exhibit more plasticity, the tendency to be modeled by the environment, than chimpanzee brains, which may account for part of human evolution, ...
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How do our brains reconstruct the visual world?

How do our brains reconstruct the visual world? | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
Given that we see the world through two small, flat retinae at the backs of our eyes, it seems remarkable that what each of us perceives is a seamless, thr ...
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Triggering and Blocking Pain Signals with Implantable Wireless Devices

Triggering and Blocking Pain Signals with Implantable Wireless Devices | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
Researchers have developed flexible, optogenetic implants that can activate and block pain in the body before the signals reach the brain.
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Meta-Neuroscience: Studying the Brains of Neuroscientists - Neuroskeptic

Meta-Neuroscience: Studying the Brains of Neuroscientists - Neuroskeptic | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
How do neuroscientists’ brains work? In a remarkable (and very meta) new paper, German researchers Frieder Michel Paulus et al.
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Thickness of grey matter predicts ability to recognize faces and objects

Thickness of grey matter predicts ability to recognize faces and objects | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
When you see a familiar face, when a bird-watcher catches a glimpse of a rare bird perched on a limb, or when a car-fancier spots a classic auto driving pa ...
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The Brainbow Connection: Viewing Nerve Cells in Living Color

The Brainbow Connection: Viewing Nerve Cells in Living Color | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
A colorful technique is shedding light on the function and development of neural circuits
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Connectometry: A statistical approach harnessing the analytical potential of the local connectome. - PubMed - NCBI

Neuroimage. 2015 Oct 21. pii: S1053-8119(15)00964-7. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.10.053. [Epub ahead of print]
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Seeing in Sound | Neuroscience News

Seeing in Sound | Neuroscience News | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
Neuroscience News has recent neuroscience research articles, brain research news, neurology studies and neuroscience resources for neuroscientists, students, and science fans and is always free to join.
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Creating a 3D Map of the Brain | Neuroscience News

Creating a 3D Map of the Brain | Neuroscience News | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
Neuroscience News has recent neuroscience research articles, brain research news, neurology studies and neuroscience resources for neuroscientists, students, and science fans and is always free to join.
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The Strangers in Your Brain - The New Yorker

The Strangers in Your Brain - The New Yorker | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
How does nature create a system as complex as the human mind? Kelly Clancy on transposons, the unsung heroes of natural selection.
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The Neurocritic: Happiness Is a Large Precuneus

The Neurocritic: Happiness Is a Large Precuneus | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
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A newly discovered signaling molecule helps neurons find their way in the developing brain

A newly discovered signaling molecule helps neurons find their way in the developing brain | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
During embryonic development, billions of neurons nimbly reposition themselves within the brain and spinal cord, and connect branches to form the neural ci ...
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Exercise Energizes Brain Cell Function

Exercise Energizes Brain Cell Function | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
Exercise appears to increase levels of SIRT3 in the brain.
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Brain Chemicals That Create PTSD Response Discovered

Brain Chemicals That Create PTSD Response Discovered | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
Findings could lead to better treatments for people with PTSD, researchers report.
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Identifying Unique and Shared Brain Patterns in Bipolar Disorder and ADHD

Identifying Unique and Shared Brain Patterns in Bipolar Disorder and ADHD | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
Discovering both unique and shared brain patterns in ADHD and Bipolar Disorder may help with accurate diagnosis and treatments of the conditions, researchers report.
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Parkinson's disease: A new tool aims to improve diagnosis and advance treatment

Parkinson's disease: A new tool aims to improve diagnosis and advance treatment | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
A group of experts working under the umbrella of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS), have developed a new tool for healthcare ...
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Unraveling the Neural Circuitry of Cravings

Unraveling the Neural Circuitry of Cravings | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
Activating designer neural receptors can suppress cravings in the ventral pallidum, a new study reports.
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It’s All In The Tone

It’s All In The Tone | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
A new study reports on neural communication pathways for prosody.
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How To Tap Into The Neuroscience Of Winning

How To Tap Into The Neuroscience Of Winning | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
Building dopamine feedback loops into the challenges you set for employees can keep them motivated.
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Researchers find neurological notes that help identify how we process music

Researchers find neurological notes that help identify how we process music | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
New York University researchers have identified how brain rhythms are used to process music, a finding that also shows how our perception of notes and melo ...
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Mumford Brain Stats — Efficiency, Day 4:  methods for finding the most efficient designs by permuting trial order

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Priming for novel object associations: Neural differences from object item priming and equivalent forms of recognition - Gomes - Hippocampus - Wiley Online Library

Priming for novel object associations: Neural differences from object item priming and equivalent forms of recognition - Gomes - Hippocampus - Wiley Online Library | Brain Imaging and Neuroscience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | Scoop.it
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