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The neural 'time windows' in certain small brain areas contribute to the complex cognitive symptoms of autism, new research suggests.
Before the age of GPS, humans had to orient themselves without on-screen arrows pointing down an exact street, but rather, by memorizing landmarks and using learned relationships among time, speed and distance.
Neuroscientists at Bangor University (Wales, UK) and University College London (UCL) have for the first time, identified the processes which occur in our brains milliseconds before we undertake a series of...
As part of compiling the biggest ever map of the human brain under the influence of Alzheimer's, researchers have found more evidence that part of ...
Immersive virtual reality (VR) can be remarkably lifelike, but new UBC research has found a yawning gap between how people respond psychologically in VR and how they respond in real life.
Gadolinium is a heavy metal used in contrast material that enhances images on MRI. Recent studies have found that trace amounts of the metal remain in the bodies of people who have undergone exams with certain types of gadolinium.
Monkey brain scans have revealed new information about the part of the brain that processes visual information.
Auriel Willette, assistant professor, and his team of researchers in Iowa State University's Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition discovered a satiety hormone that...
The makeup of bacteria and other microbes in the gut may have a direct association with dementia risk, according to ...
Optogenetics is a biological technique that uses light to turn specific neuron groups in the brain on or off. For example, researchers might use optogenetic stimulation to restore movement in case of ...