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Dyslexia could be diagnosed by MRI brain scan

Dyslexia could be diagnosed by MRI brain scan | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
A recent MIT study that links the size of a language-processing area of the brain and difficulty reading could pave the way for earlier diagnosis of dyslexia via a type of MRI.
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Brain imaging has potential to read minds someday, including in court

Brain imaging has potential to read minds someday, including in court | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
It's a given of criminal proceedings that some people will lie in the courtroom if it suits their purposes. They'll lie about where they were, what they saw or did, why they did it, how they felt. Whom to believe?
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How old memories fade away - MIT News Office

How old memories fade away - MIT News Office | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Discovery of a gene essential for memory extinction could lead to new PTSD treatments.
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Where Imagination Lives In The Brain - Science News - redOrbit

Where Imagination Lives In The Brain - Science News - redOrbit | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
While both philosophers and scientists have searched for ages for the biological source of the human imagination, the authors of a paper appearing in this week’s edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences report that they have...
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New Imaging Technique Shows Surgeons Where Tumors End And Brains Begin

New Imaging Technique Shows Surgeons Where Tumors End And Brains Begin | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Scientists from the Harvard University and the University of Michigan have developed a way to image brain tumors to reveal exactly where the tumor cells
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Functional Neuroanatomy of Emotion: A Meta-Analysis of Emotion Activation Studies in PET and fMRI

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Brain system for emotional self-control discovered

Brain system for emotional self-control discovered | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Different brain areas are activated when we choose to suppress an emotion, compared to when we are instructed to inhibit an emotion, according a new study.

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The Nature Of Consciousness: A Question Without An Answer? : NPR

The Nature Of Consciousness: A Question Without An Answer? : NPR | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
We don't know how the brain creates consciousness, the subjective you. So, can machines do it, too? Commentator Marcelo Gleiser confronts "the hard problem of consciousness" and finds a world in which what we can know may have its limits.
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Where is self-control in the brain?

Where is self-control in the brain? | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
BOSTON (CNN) -- Mmmm, a hot fudge sundae. The diet is supposed to start today, but surely it can wait until tomorrow -- or maybe the next day.Many people know what's good for them and choose to do ...
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Has evolution given humans unique brain structures?

Has evolution given humans unique brain structures? | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Humans have at least two functional networks in their cerebral cortex not found in rhesus monkeys. This means that new brain networks were likely added in the course of evolution from primate ancestor to human.
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Neuroeconomics: How Brain Science Matters to Business - Forbes

Neuroeconomics: How Brain Science Matters to Business - Forbes | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
At first glance, a neuroscientist and a business school might seem an odd fit. But in fact economists have been paying increasing attention to how the brain works. Christine Looser discusses her research on how the brain detects aliveness.
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The emerging field of contemplative neuroscience | Mindful

The emerging field of contemplative neuroscience | Mindful | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Richard Davidson, Ph.D., on the emergence of contemplative neuroscience and studies on how meditation affects the brain.
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Brain scans reveal doctors actually feel their patients' pain -- and relief

Brain scans reveal doctors actually feel their patients' pain -- and relief | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
While many studies have focused on how the patient benefits from the doctor-patient relationship, very few have focused on how the physician feels when he or she treats someone.
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The anterior thalamus provides a subcortical circuit supporting memory and spatial navigation.

The anterior thalamus provides a subcortical circuit supporting memory and spatial navigation. | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
The anterior thalamus provides a subcortical circuit supporting memory and spatial navigation. Front Syst Neurosci. 2013 Aug 30;7:45. Jankowski MM, Ronnqvist KC, Tsanov M, Vann SD, Wright NF, Erich...
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Frontiers | Does motor imagery share neural networks with executed movement: a multivariate fMRI analysis | Frontiers in Human Neuroscience

Introduction Motor imagery (MI) is the mental rehearsal of a motor first person action-representation. There is interest in using MI to access the motor network after stroke.
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The dumbest generation? No, Twitter is making kids smarter - The Globe and Mail

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Human creativity found in the brain

Human creativity found in the brain | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Understanding imagination reveals what makes humans unique, though scientists could apply these findings to developing artificially intelligent devices.
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Painting through the power of thought enabled by scientists - Telegraph

Painting through the power of thought enabled by scientists - Telegraph | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
A computer that enables users to paint through the power of thought has been developed by scientists.

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Video and article... it's amazing how far technology has come.

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Bodily ownership and self-location: Components of bodily self-consciousness

Bodily ownership and self-location: Components of bodily self-consciousness | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
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Untitled :D - This is someone dying while having an MRI scan....

“ This is someone dying while having an MRI scan. Before you die, your brain releases tons and tons of endorphins that make you feel a range of emotions. Tragically beautiful. ”
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How a movie changed one man’s vision forever

How a movie changed one man’s vision forever | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Bruce Bridgeman lived with a flat view of the world, until a trip to the cinema unexpectedly made him see the world in 3D. The question is how it happened.
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What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About Love | Happen Magazine

What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About Love | Happen Magazine | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
We chat with an author whose new book chronicles her research about love, lust and brain chemistry
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Cognitive functioning in psychiatric disorders following deep brain stimulation

BRAIN STIMULATION: Basic, Translational, and Clinical Research in Neuromodulation, Volume null, Issue null, Pages null, null, Authors:Isidoor O. Bergfeld; Mariska Mantione; Mechteld L.C.
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