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Synchronized Walking Reduces Opponent's Perceived Size - http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast...
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Sebastian Junger's New Film "The Last Patrol" Glorifies War - http://www.scientificamerican.com/blog...
Sebastian Junger's New Film "The Last Patrol" Glorifies War
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This Robot Messes with Your Brain Until You Feel a “Ghostly Presence” - http://www.scientificamerican.com/article...
This Robot Messes with Your Brain Until You Feel a “Ghostly Presence”
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Twice as many work-related skull fractures than government estimate [The Pump Handle] - http://scienceblogs.com/thepump...
Michigan State University researchers Ken Rosenman, MD and Joanna Kica, MPA provide a reality check on the incidence of work-related skull fractures.
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ENTREVESTOR: An innovative use of technology - http://health.einnews.com/article...
… related services. The Nova Scotia-born neuroscience grad has also been involved …
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Researchers Present New Findings About Human Brain Plasticity - http://neurosciencenews.com/oligode...
According to new research, oligodendrocytes could contribute to the superior plasticity of the human brain.
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Serge E. Przedborski to Head Columbia Translational Neuroscience Initiative - http://health.einnews.com/article...
… director of the Columbia Translational Neuroscience Initiative (CTNI). His work on … part of a comprehensive, university-wide neuroscience enterprise. A native of Belgium … of pathology & cell biology, neuroscience, and ophthalmic science (in ophthalmology …
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Failed Alzheimer's Test May Suggest Direction Research Should Follow - http://health.einnews.com/article...
… be spread at the largest Neuroscience meeting that will take place …
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Salk scientists discover a key to mending broken hearts - http://health.einnews.com/article...
… and infectious diseases by studying neuroscience, genetics, cell and plant biology …
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Directors Guild Foundation Makes Ten Year Commitment to MPTF In Support of Cognitive Wellness Programs - http://health.einnews.com/article...
… of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, promotes healthy …
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Researchers Provide First Peek at How Neurons Multitask - http://neurosciencenews.com/neurosc...
A new study sheds light on how a single neuron can perform multiple functions in a model organism.
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Can neuroplasticity-based interventions address tinnitus-related cognitive deficits? - http://sharpbrains.com/blog...
Tinnitus: Turning Down the Volume (MedPage Today): “The drug D-cycloserine was no more effective than placebo when used with a computer-based cognitive training program for relieving persistent ear ringing in patients with tinnitus in a small clinical study, but patients did report fewer cognitive difficulties… More than 40 million people in the U.S. are believed […]
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Can neuroplasticity-based interventions address tinnitus-related cognitive deficits? - http://sharpbrains.com/blog...
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Human Stem Cell Derived Neuron Transplants Reduce Seizures in Mice - http://neurosciencenews.com/stem-ce...
Transplanted neurons derived from stem cells shown to be effective in treating epilepsy in mice, a new study reports.
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Throwback Thursday: The Surprising King of the Kuiper Belt (Synopsis) [Starts With A Bang] - http://scienceblogs.com/startsw...
“It is not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, that the lover of knowledge is reluctant to step into its waters.” -Friedrich Nietzsche Out beyond Neptune, the last of our Solar System’s gas giants, the icy graveyard of failed planetesimals lurks: the Kuiper Belt. Among these mixes of ice, snow, dust and…
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Ghost Illusion Created in the Lab - http://neurosciencenews.com/neurosc...
Manipulating sensorimotor input, researchers invoke a 'ghostly' illusion for study participants.
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Smartphone Case Furthers Unplug Movement @sciam Tech podcast by @lggreenemeier - http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast...
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How the brain decides when to modify old memories and when to carve new memories - http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/release...
How the brain decides when to modify old memories and when to carve new memories is revealed in a study published this week in PLOS Computational Biology.
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An Evening with Dr. Richard Dawkins [erv] - http://scienceblogs.com/erv...
Attention those of you in the Atlanta area! The students in Kennesaw State University Atheists United have invited Richard Dawkins to speak on campus, and they are opening up their event to the public! Tickets are available for purchase HERE!   Im gonna get him to sign our Nightwish poster!!!
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Lessons from Dunning-Kruger - http://theness.com/neurolo...
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Lessons from Dunning-Kruger - http://theness.com/neurolo...
In 1999 psychologist David Dunning and his graduate student Justin Kruger published a paper in which they describe what has come to be known (appropriately) as the Dunning-Kruger effect.  In a recent article discussing his now famous paper, Dunning summarizes the effect as: “…incompetent people do not recognize—scratch that, cannot recognize—just how incompetent they are,” [...]
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New Program - Magnolia Paws for Compassion - Raises Awareness of the Benefits of Animal Assistance for People With Seizure Disorders - http://health.einnews.com/article...
… R&D focus include neuroscience, oncology, metabolic disorders, vascular, inflammatory …
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Neurotrope Appoints Warren W. Wasiewski, M.D. as Executive Vice President, Development and Chief Medical Officer - http://health.einnews.com/article...
… technologies from the Blanchette Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (BRNI). Neurotrope's …
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Cambridge professor swaps lab for recording studio for charity... - http://health.einnews.com/article...
… well as professor of behavioural neuroscience, Pembroke fellow Tim Bussey is … said: "In my field, neuroscience – and certainly in my lab …
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Lorcaserin HCl Data to be Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases - http://health.einnews.com/article...
… R&D focus include neuroscience; oncology; metabolic disorders; vascular, inflammatory …
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Dutch researcher shows why people pick bad leaders - http://health.einnews.com/article...
… the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty …
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Playground Physics: Angular Momentum, Video Homework [Uncertain Principles] - http://scienceblogs.com/princip...
I’m teaching relativity in a course with an astronomy prefix, which means I’m obliged to talk about stars and stuff. Yesterday’s lecture was about neutron stars, and how their existence was confirmed by the discovery of pulsars (with the story of Jocelyn Bell Burnell included). This requires some discussion of angular momentum to explain how…
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Did the “CDC whistleblower” William W. Thompson apologize to Andrew Wakefield in a text message? A hilarious challenge is issued! [Respectful Insolence] - http://scienceblogs.com/insolen...
Two months ago, one of the strangest stories ever to be flogged by antivaccine activists was insinuating its way throughout social media, including Twitter, Facebook, and everywhere else, where antivaccine activists were engaged in a frantic effort to get the attention of mainstream media regarding their belief that there was a “CDC whistleblower” who had…
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