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The Impact Of fMRI Over The Past 20 Years - Health News - redOrbit

The Impact Of fMRI Over The Past 20 Years - Health News - redOrbit | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
A new study published in the January edition of the Perspectives of Psychological Science reveals the impact of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) over the last 20 years, and argues that there are some issues that remain unclear.
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Lifelong bilinguals may have more efficient brains

Lifelong bilinguals may have more efficient brains | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Neuroscientists have been discovering mounting evidence that being fluent in more than one language protects against age-related cognitive declines. But there's still the major question: Why?
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NERD ALERT! Canadian Researchers Debunk IQ Myth

NERD ALERT! Canadian Researchers Debunk IQ Myth | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
A large online intelligence study tested the myth that intelligence quotient (IQ) accurately measures one's intelligence. According to the results, researchers argue that they have debunked the myth.
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How we really do have the attention span of an insect: Researchers find dragonfly has the same 'selective attention' as humans

How we really do have the attention span of an insect: Researchers find dragonfly has the same 'selective attention' as humans | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Researchers in Australia found that dragonflies have 'selective attention' to block out unwanted distractions - a capability only previously seen in human and primate brains.
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PLOS ONE: fMRI Evidence of ‘Mirror’ Responses to Geometric Shapes

PLOS ONE: fMRI Evidence of ‘Mirror’ Responses to Geometric Shapes | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | 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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The best-laid plans: How we update our goals based on new information

The best-laid plans: How we update our goals based on new information | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Humans are adept at setting goals and updating them as new situations arise — for example, a person who is playing a video game may switch to a new goal when their phone rings.
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In decision-making, it might be worth trusting your gut

Turns out the trope is true: You should trust your gut -- as long as you're an expert. So says a new study.
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Baby’s Brain Tumor Gone After Dad Puts Marijuana On Pacifier [Video]

Baby’s Brain Tumor Gone After Dad Puts Marijuana On Pacifier [Video] | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Medical marijuana is gaining media attention, along with general acceptance by many. Now, more and more cases have reported cannabis use in children.
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JAMA Network | Archives of General Psychiatry | Meta-analysis of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies of Inhibition and Attention in Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity DisorderExploring Task-...

JAMA Network | Archives of General Psychiatry | Meta-analysis of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies of Inhibition and Attention in Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity DisorderExploring Task-... | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
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Mind over matter: paralysed woman operates robotic arm

Mind over matter: paralysed woman operates robotic arm | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
A paralysed woman has been able to feed herself chocolate and move everyday items using a robotic arm directly controlled by thought, showing a level of agility and control approaching that of a human limb.
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Can Neuroscience Predict Human Behavior?

Can Neuroscience Predict Human Behavior? | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
In the years to come, neuroscience may evolve to yield solid predictions about how genetics and brain conditions can influence a specific individual's particular choices at particular times.
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How scientists could use brain scans to detect whether you are a racist

How scientists could use brain scans to detect whether you are a racist | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Researchers found that brain scans were able to pick up on differences in the way that people with implicit negative racial attitudes viewed black and white faces.
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Big Brother is watching your brain scans

Big Brother is watching your brain scans | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
IT is by now common knowledge that one’s genetic information can be misused against the individual. It is less understood that a new kind of database being built up allows brain scans to be potentially abused too.
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Premium Beauty News - Study highlights experience-related changes in the brain of perfume creators

Premium Beauty News - Study highlights experience-related changes in the brain of perfume creators | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
According to a study published in the issuer dated 12 December 2012 of the NeuroImage journal, areas of the brain that are associated with (...)
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The Brain on Jazz: Studying jazz musicians through functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) technology

The Brain on Jazz: Studying jazz musicians through functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) technology | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Studying the brains of jazz musicians through functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) technology.
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Good news for dummies: IQ is overrated | Local | News | The London Free Press

Good news for dummies: IQ is overrated | Local | News | The London Free Press | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
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First map of how the brain organizes objects and actions we see (video) - Neurogadget.com

First map of how the brain organizes objects and actions we see (video) - Neurogadget.com | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Scientists at UC, Berkeley, have found that the brain is wired to put in order all the categories of objects and actions that we see. They have created the first map of how the brain organizes these groupings.
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Scientists debunk the IQ myth: Notion of measuring one's intelligence quotient by singular, standardized test is highly misleading

Scientists debunk the IQ myth: Notion of measuring one's intelligence quotient by singular, standardized test is highly misleading | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
After conducting the largest online intelligence study on record, scientists concluded that the notion of measuring one's intelligence quotient or IQ by a singular, standardized test is highly misleading.
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Study: Watching porn tied to short-term memory loss -- Sott.net

Study: Watching porn tied to short-term memory loss -- Sott.net | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Las Vegas - Watching excessive amounts of online pornography can adversely affect a person's short-term memory and decision-making ability.
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Alcohol and Marijuana Use by Teens Damages Brain

Alcohol and Marijuana Use by Teens Damages Brain | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Chronic use of alcohol and marijuana by teens can lead to impaired brain function later in life. That’s the conclusion of a new study that found diminished neural structure, brain size and cognitiv...
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What Does It Mean That Adam Lanza Might Not Have Been Able to Feel Pain?

What Does It Mean That Adam Lanza Might Not Have Been Able to Feel Pain? | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
An official at Newtown High School has said that the Sandy Hook shooter appeared to feel no physical pain, suggesting he may have been congenitally insensitive to it. Research has shown that such conditions can sometimes lead to empathy problems.
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Mouse brain cells activated, reactivated in learning and memory

Mouse brain cells activated, reactivated in learning and memory | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Memories are made of this, the song says. Now neuroscientists have for the first time shown individual mouse brain cells being switched on during learning and later reactivated during memory recall.
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