Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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One Dose of Antidepressant Changes Brain Connections, Study Says

THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Just a single dose of a common antidepressant can quickly alter the way brain cells communicate with one another, early research suggests.The findings, reported online Sept. 18 in Current Biology , are a step ... [Published Health Finder - 20 hours ago]
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Can you train your brain to crave healthy foods?

The mere sight of a slice of gooey chocolate cake, a cheesy pizza, or a sizzling burger can drive us to eat these foods. In terms of evolution we show preference for high calorie foods as they are an important source of energy. We tend to crave these ... [Published Conversation AU - 9 hours ago]
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Enhanced parietal cortex activation during location detection in children with autism

Visuospatial processing has been found to be mediated primarily by two cortical routes, one of which is unique to recognizing objects (occipital-temporal, ventral or "what"pathway) and the other to detecting the location of objects in space (parietal-occipital, ... [Published 7thSpace - 10 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

I Drank Colors at a Synesthesia Happy Hour

A jet black cocktail is handed to me. I take a sip, concentrate, and try to ignore the pond-water consistency. Citrus, possibly; gin, definitely—but no one cares about that. They want to know what colour I can taste. Orange? No wait, yellow? No, orange. ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

What are the best tests to determine schizophrenia?

PET, MRI, fMRI, DTI, EEG, lumbar puncture, dna test, complete blood count?Has anyone ever had any of these done to test for schizophrenia? ... [Published HealthBoards - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists Show Hitchcock Thriller To 'Vegetative' Man, Get Big Surprise

Some people stuck in "vegetative" states may be more aware than we realize, a strange new study has shown.For the study, published in the Sept. 15 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , scientists at Canada's Western University ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

15New Study Asks: Can We Train Our Brains to Eat Healthier?

Are we capable of actually training our brains to choose healthier food options? Researchers from Tufts University in Massachusetts have presented promising research suggesting the possibility of just that. Are we capable of actually training our brains ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Connection found between birth size and brain disorders

Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and other brain imaging technologies allow for the study of differences in brain activity in people diagnosed with schizophrenia. The image shows two levels of the brain, with areas that were more active in ... [Published Medical Xpress - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Health24.com | Slower development of brain connections in ADHD kids

The result: less-mature connections between a brain network that controls internally-directed thought (such as daydreaming) and networks that allow a person to focus on externally-directed tasks. That lag in connection development may help explain why ... [Published Health24 - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists Used A Hitchcock Thriller To Measure Patients' Consciousness

Alfred Hitchcock, our master of suspense, was incredibly good at manipulating his audience — a fact that has now come in handy for neuroscientists. When they screened a Hitchcock thriller for volunteers in a brain scanner, they found that brain activity ... [Published Gizmodo Australia - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Dyslexic Patients Shown to Have Disordered Network Connections in the Brain

Scientists conducted a whole-brain functional connectivity analysis of dyslexia using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), and revealed how brain activity is disordered in dyslexic patients.Dyslexia is a neurologic reading disability that occurs ... [Published MedImaging.net - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Brain Process Underlying Recognition of Hand Gestures Found to Develop Even When Blind

Researchers have discovered by using neuroimaging that activated brain regions of congenitally blind individuals and activated brain regions of sighted individuals use common brain regions when recognizing human hand gestures. They indicated that a region ... [Published Biotech Daily - Sep 17 2014]

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NUTRITION: Raquel Rubio, of IRTA, Spain, and colleagues, for their study titled "Characterization of Lactic Acid Bacteria Isolated from Infant Faeces as Potential Probiotic Starter Cultures for Fermented Sausages."
"Even though we have a large number of antidepressants available, we have no good way of predicting who'll respond to a medication" Saveanu said
...(Merzenich is a pioneer in brain plasticity research and author of "Soft-Wired: How the New Science of Brain Plasticity Can Change Your Life." He is the scientific consultant for the show.) What were most surprising things you learned from the experience?
Jen Zuczek, a junior chemistry major, said, "I found it interesting to learn that a person can train their brain to find healthy food options more appealing by just a simple change in diet."

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INSIDE THE AAN SECTIONS: The Neural Repair and ... [Published Neurology Today - 9 hours ago]
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Enhanced parietal cortex activation during loca... [Published 7thSpace - 10 hours ago]
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I Drank Colors at a Synesthesia Happy Hour [Published Motherboard Magazine - 21 hours ago]
Don't worry, be healthy: the case for breakfast [Published Columbia Spectator - 21 hours ago]
Current therapy currently in development [Published Daily Lobo - Sep 18 2014]
Can you make yourself smarter? [Published Mother Nature Network - Sep 18 2014]
What are the best tests to determine schizophre... [Published HealthBoards - Sep 18 2014]
Integrating Diffusion Tensor Imaging-Based Trac... [Published Sexual Development - Sep 17 2014]
Brain connections in kids with ADHD slow to dev... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 17 2014]
15New Study Asks: Can We Train Our Brains to Ea... [Published Individual.com - Sep 17 2014]
Organ Donor Brains Bigger In Region Linked To A... [Published Medical Daily - Sep 17 2014]
Kessler Foundation receives first-round grant f... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 17 2014]
Scientists Show Hitchcock Thriller To 'Vegetati... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 17 2014]
Domtar unveils 'Project Learning Curve' to focu... [Published TickerTech.com - Sep 17 2014]
The Neurosurgical Treatment of Alzheimer's Dise... [Published Sexual Development - Sep 17 2014]
Connection found between birth size and brain d... [Published Medical Xpress - Sep 17 2014]
Fibromyalgia: Patients Hypersensitive to Nonpai... [Published American Journal of Public Health - Sep 17 2014]
Health24.com | Slower development of brain conn... [Published Health24 - Sep 17 2014]
Scientists Used A Hitchcock Thriller To Measure... [Published Gizmodo Australia - Sep 17 2014]
Dyslexic Patients Shown to Have Disordered Netw... [Published MedImaging.net - Sep 17 2014]
Brain Process Underlying Recognition of Hand Ge... [Published Biotech Daily - Sep 17 2014]
Chest radiation may help fight lung cancers [Published Iran Daily - Sep 17 2014]
Training the overweight brain to abstain [Published Science News Online - Sep 16 2014]
Disrupted Brain Functional Network in Internet ... [Published Plosone.org - Sep 16 2014]
Coordinate Based Meta-Analysis of Functional Ne... [Published Plosone.org - Sep 16 2014]
Characteristics of extraordinary altruists [Psy... [Published PNAS - Sep 16 2014]
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What are the best tests to determine schizophre... [Published HealthBoards - Sep 18 2014]
PET, MRI, fMRI, DTI, EEG, lumbar puncture, dna test, complete blood count?Has anyone ever had any of these done to test for schizophrenia? ...
The Marshmallow Test for Grownups [Published HBR Blog Network - Sep 15 2014]
Originally conducted by psychologist Walter Mischel in the late 1960s, the Stanford marshmallow test has become a touchstone of developmental psychology. Children at Stanford’s Bing Nursery School, aged four to six, were placed in a room furnished ...
Nancy Kanwisher: The brain is a Swiss Army knife [Published TED Talks - YouTube - Sep 08 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtmJO2EIB5w&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Nancy Kanwisher: The brain is a Swiss Army knife Brain imaging pioneer Nancy Kanwisher, who uses fMRI scans ...
Mind-blowing Advance? Direct Brain-to-Brain Com... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Sep 04 2014]
&lt;?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?&gt; Starlab Barcelona In an experiment that one rival scientist dubbed a "stunt," Spanish researchers claim to be the first to have demonstrated direct brain-to-brain communication between humans. The researchers, ...
[tt] CHE 61n1: Michael Chorost: Your Brain on M... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 04 2014]
Rebuilt, about his cochlear implant is a fine book, indeed! I never feltinhuman or nonhuman in the slightest. The chip in my brain is the mostadvanced chip placed in a human being, whence I call myself CochlearCyborg.CHE 61n1: Michael Chorost: Your Brain ...
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