Monthly Archives: October 2013

Neuroscience Core Concepts – BrainFacts.org

“Right now, your BRAIN AND NERVOUS SYSTEM are busy making sense of this sentence – just one example of how basic the brain is to every function of your waking and sleeping life. If you are sighted, nerve cells in your eyes … Continue reading

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No need for photographs

hyperthymesia – recalling memories in exquisite detail http://www.bps-research-digest.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/day-7-of-digest-super-week-meet-woman.html?utm_source=hootsuite&utm_campaign=hootsuite&m=1

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Neuro-enhancement in the military. Far fetched or an inevitable future?

http://www.theguardian.com/science/head-quarters/2013/oct/07/neuroscience-psychology http://www.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnhum.2013.00449/full Different forms of neurostimulation in humans have now been shown to boost our ability to learn and perform motor actions, to pay attention to events in the environment, to recall information in memory, and to excise self control.

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Lords debate physical & metal health

Three legged stool analogy – individual welfare relies on physical, mental and social well being interdependently. Baroness Meacher argues for nine out of ten children with mental health problems to be treated reflecting the number of children treated with a … Continue reading

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Body clock’s ‘reset button’ inside the brain

“a team at Kyoto University has found the clock’s ‘reset button’ inside the brain. Their study, published in the journal Science, showed the button could be used to switch the clock to a new time zone in a single day…the … Continue reading

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Dizzy, my head is spinning

Where does dizziness come from?.

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BBC News – Toddler brain scan gives language insight

        BBC News – Toddler brain scan gives language insight.

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