Neuroanatomy

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Name: Neuroanatomy
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Alan Evans awarded major brain disorders prize

News and EventsDr. Alan Evans, a pioneering scientist who has helped map the human brain, has been awarded the Margolese National Brain Disorders Prize by the University of British Columbia. Dr. Evans is a researcher at the Montreal Neurological Institute ... [Published McGill University - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Guelph student abuzz after International Brain Bee competition

GUELPH — She could have used the R&R, but Guelph's Beatrix Wang said she didn't mind giving up part of her summer to study the brain.Wang won the national Brain Bee competition in the spring, which made her eligible for the international competition in ... [Published Guelph Mercury - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Self-Assessment Inspires Learning

Self-reflection is self-assessment, and one of the most significant learning tools we can model for our students. Ultimately, we want our children and adolescents to be the self-assessors of their work, dispositions, and goals. Research repeatedly reports ... [Published Edutopia - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

An Automated Three-Dimensional Detection and Segmentation Method for Touching Cells by Integrating Concave Points Clustering and Random Walker Algorithm

by Yong He, Yunlong Meng, Hui Gong, Shangbin Chen, Bin Zhang, Wenxiang Ding, Qingming Luo, Anan LiCharacterizing cytoarchitecture is crucial for understanding brain functions and neural diseases. In neuroanatomy, it is an important task to accurately ... [Published Plosone.org - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Form: Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 18

The following projects are listed in volume 18 of 2013:metabolic alterations of pregnancy (covering metabolic disease, offspring, therapies) African Trypanosomiasis (covering microscopic parasites) 5-HT circuits regulating energy/glucose balance (covering ... [Published Cabinet Office - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

New IBM microchip imitates human brain function

U.S. computer firm IBM has developed a microchip capable of processing several operations simultaneously, a feature that sets it apart from traditional chips and to a great extent simulates the functioning of the human brain, the company said. In an article ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Neuroanatomy Accounts for Impulsive Decision-making in Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is characterized by impaired decision-making, which often leads to impulsivity and risk-taking . These authors sought to determine whether poor decision-making is driven by a failure to weigh goals effectively, and how this relates to ... [Published Psychiatric Times - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Heaven is for neuroscience: How the brain creates visions of God

Sam Kean in Salon (image: Eugene Thirion's "Jeanne d’Arc" (1876)): [S]ome physicians had always had a different perspective on where the mind came from. They’d simply seen too many patients get beaned in the head and lose some higher faculty to ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Complexity Of Eye-Hand Coordination

Marlene Cimons, National Science FoundationResearch helps understand how brain systems interact to carry out cognitive processesPeople not only use their eyes to see, but also to move. It takes less than a fraction of a second to execute the loop that ... [Published Red Orbit - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

Scientists can now make organs see-through

Scientists have succeeded in making bodies see through for the first time. And it does NOT look good. (If you have even the slightest suspicion that you might not want to see a photo of a transparent mouse, follow that instinct. Trust me.)But freakish ... [Published Shiny Shiny - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Online Course Explores Hand and Upper Extremity Essentials, from Kinesiology and Anatomy to Rehab

An online course available through the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) offers beginner to advanced occupational therapy (OT) practitioners information regarding the anatomy and kinesiology of the upper quarter, outlining neuroanatomy ... [Published Rehab Manegement - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

International Brain Bee World Championship Spotlights Young Neuroscience Scholars

WASHINGTON -- The following information was released by the American Psychological Association (APA):American Psychological Association hosts global competition for top honorWhatThe 2014 World Championship of the International Brain Bee (IBB), hosted ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 30 2014]

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"The sense of achievement comes from the fact that it could help ageing people to better understand their relatives on the phone" said Dr Hamann
She said she was pretty nervous beforehand, "but by the time competition started, my nervousness was used up. I could concentrate on what I had to do" she said
"We derived insight from two sides of neuroscience: neuroanatomy for structure and neurophysiology for systems" Modha said in an interview with NBC News. EFE arc/cd
..."The next step is to make the impossible real," Modha concluded, "to take it from the lab to the realreal world."

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Alan Evans awarded major brain disorders prize [Published McGill University - Aug 21 2014]
Exercise Found To Boost The Brainpower Of Young... [Published Red Orbit - Aug 20 2014]
Response of Schizophrenic Patients to Dynamic F... [Published Sexual Development - Aug 20 2014]
Research examines evidence of damage to hearing [Published News-Medical.Net - Aug 18 2014]
Guelph student abuzz after International Brain ... [Published Guelph Mercury - Aug 15 2014]
Self-Assessment Inspires Learning [Published Edutopia - Aug 13 2014]
An Automated Three-Dimensional Detection and Se... [Published Plosone.org - Aug 11 2014]
Form: Non-technical summaries granted during 20... [Published Cabinet Office - Aug 11 2014]
New IBM microchip imitates human brain function [Published Individual.com - Aug 09 2014]
Neuroanatomy Accounts for Impulsive Decision-ma... [Published Psychiatric Times - Aug 08 2014]
Brain-Inspired IBM Chip Puts Other Silicon To S... [Published NBCNews.com - Aug 07 2014]
Heaven is for neuroscience: How the brain creat... [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 05 2014]
Complexity Of Eye-Hand Coordination [Published Red Orbit - Aug 05 2014]
Groundbreaking Imaging Tools Help Advance Brain... [Published KPBS - Aug 05 2014]
How a brain surgeon’s mind works [Published Northern Territory News - Aug 02 2014]
Scientists can now make organs see-through [Published Shiny Shiny - Aug 01 2014]
Technique turns bodies 'see-through' [Published BBC - Aug 01 2014]
Online Course Explores Hand and Upper Extremity... [Published Rehab Manegement - Jul 30 2014]
International Brain Bee World Championship Spot... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 30 2014]
Movement Disorders. Edition No. 2 [Published Research and Markets - Jul 30 2014]
Melbourne-made 3D-printed body parts could repl... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 22 2014]
Introduction: Paleoneurology, Resurgent! [Published Springer Link Journal - Jul 21 2014]
Getting off the high horse [Published News24 - Jul 21 2014]
Ultrasound risks: The perils of peeking into th... [Published Sott.net - Jul 18 2014]
Lower Cambrian Predator Had A Simple Brain [Published Red Orbit - Jul 17 2014]
Brain of planet's fist known predator unearthed [Published NewKerala.com - Jul 17 2014]
Fossils show sea creature’s half-billion-year-o... [Published Daily Times - Jul 17 2014]
Fossils show strange sea creature's half-billio... [Published AlertNet - Jul 16 2014]
Minimal background in Science [Published New Media Medicine - Jul 09 2014]
[In Context] Defining narcolepsy [Published The Lancet Neurology - May 19 2014]
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Heaven is for neuroscience: How the brain creat... [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 05 2014]
Sam Kean in Salon (image: Eugene Thirion's "Jeanne d’Arc" (1876)): [S]ome physicians had always had a different perspective on where the mind came from. They’d simply seen too many patients get beaned in the head and lose some higher faculty to ...
Minimal background in Science [Published New Media Medicine - Jul 09 2014]
Hi everyone,I am intending to sit the GAMSAT in London 2014 (for Australian Medical schools).I have a BSc in Psychology and am currently finishing off my MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience (investigating systolic blood pressure fluctuations during tests of ...
[In Context] Defining narcolepsy [Published The Lancet Neurology - May 19 2014]
The first written description of a narcoleptic syndrome could well date from as far back as the 17th century, when Thomas Willis, the physician and anatomist who is widely hailed as the founder of neuroanatomy, described a patient with “…a sleepy disposition—they ...
How Phineas Gage survived a horrific brain inju... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 16 2014]
On Sept. 13, 1848, at around 4:30 p.m., the time of day when the mind might start wandering, a railroad foreman named Phineas Gage filled a drill hole with gunpowder and turned his head to check on his men. It was the last normal moment of his life. ...
[tt] (MIRI 2014-04) Suzana Herculano-Houzel on ... [Published TranshumanTech - May 10 2014]
(Thanks, Anders Sandberg - TR) [ http://intelligence.org/2014/04/22/suzana-herculano-houzel/ ] (... links deleted ...) Suzana Herculano-Houzel on cognitive ability and brain size April 22, 2014|[12]Luke Muehlhauser|[13]Conversations [14]Suzana ...
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