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Deep brain stimulation may hold promise for mild Alzheimer's disease

Deep brain stimulation may hold promise for mild Alzheimer's disease | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
A study on a handful of people with suspected mild Alzheimer’s disease (AD) suggests that a device that sends continuous electrical impulses to specific “memory” regions of the brain appears to increase neuronal activity.
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Feeling Stimulated by your Coffee? Look to the Basal Ganglia of your brain | The Scicurious Brain, Scientific American Blog Network

Feeling Stimulated by your Coffee? Look to the Basal Ganglia of your brain | The Scicurious Brain, Scientific American Blog Network | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Feeling Stimulated by your Coffee? Look to the Basal Ganglia of your brain

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Tiny Electronic Chips Restore Sight to Two Blind British Men

Tiny Electronic Chips Restore Sight to Two Blind British Men | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Surgeons have partially restored vision to both men with tiny electronic chips that promise to help the blind see the same way cochlear implants have helped the deaf hear

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Study: The Brain Is Stimulated By Genuine Art

Study: The Brain Is Stimulated By Genuine Art | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

When it comes to art, only the real deal will do, according to a study into fake paintings. Oxford University academics found that the brain responds differently to artwork depending on whether it is said to be authentic, or merely a good imitation.


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