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Brain reactions to food may be linked to overeating

Brain reactions to food may be linked to overeating

The reason why some people find it so hard to resist finishing an entire bag of chips or bowl of candy may lie with...

More evidence for abnormal connectivity in schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a debilitating neuropsychiatric disorder with a prevalence of ~ 1%. Like many other neuropsychiatric disorders, schizophrenia seems to be fairly heritable and...

A biological engine for human language

For more than a decade, North­eastern psy­chology pro­fessor Iris Berent has focused her research on one cen­tral ques­tion: What makes human lan­guage so spe­cial?...

Cancer drugs block dementia-linked brain inflammation

A class of drugs developed to treat immune-related conditions and cancer – including one currently in clinical trials for glioblastoma and other tumors –...

Head injuries can make children loners

Study also suggests potential treatment New research has found that a child's relationships may be a hidden casualty long after a head injury. Neuroscientists at Brigham...

Spinal stimulation helps 4 paralyzed patients regain voluntary movement

Four people with paraplegia are able to voluntarily move previously paralyzed muscles as a result of a novel therapy that involves electrical stimulation of...

Visualizing a beautiful mind

How does an autistic child take in information when he sits in a classroom abuzz with social activity? How long does it take someone...

Electric ‘thinking cap’ controls learning speed

Caffeine-fueled cram sessions are routine occurrences on any college campus. But what if there was a better, safer way to learn new or difficult...

How Lost Sleep Leads to Lost Neurons

Most people appreciate that not getting enough sleep impairs cognitive performance. For the chronically sleep-deprived such as shift workers, students, or truckers, a common...

In one ear and out the other: Why we forget what...

Remember that sound bite you heard on the radio this morning? The grocery items your spouse asked you to pick up? Chances are, you...

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