Neuroscience

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Neuroscientists: Shroom-induced brain rewiring could hold the key to fighting mental illness

Psychedelic mushrooms dramatically increase connectivity between otherwise uncommunicative parts of the brain, according to researchers from Imperial College London in an article to be published in the November edition of the Royal Society’s journal Interface ... [Published Raw Story - 8 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Spike activity 31-10-2014

Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: Nautilus has an interesting piece on how artificial intelligence systems are getting better at strategy . Two neuroscientists explain why zombies have so much trouble walking in Slate ... [Published Mind Hacks - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

What’s Disgusting? How Your Political Affiliation Ties Into What You Consider Gross

Showing people pictures of roadkill or fresh vomit might not win you any points at your next dinner party, but it will at least give you a window into their psyches. A new study finds the same mechanisms that determine feelings of revulsion can reliably ... [Published Medical Daily - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Brain Research Foundation Discovery Dinner Raises Over $500,000 For Pioneering Neuroscience Research

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Brain Research Foundation awarded the 2014 Frederic A. Gibbs Discovery Award in Philanthropy to Dr. Richard A. Chaifetz, ComPsych Corporation.Click to Continue » ... [Published Rock Hill Herald - 5 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Research and real life

The Alumni-Faculty Forums are perhaps the most undervalued part of Reunions. These panel-led discussions capitalize on the wealth of backgrounds and bodies of knowledge that Princetonians bring to the table to discuss some of the most pressing and most ... [Published Individual.com - 13 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Discovery Opens Door for Possible Treatment of a Common Dementia

Oct. 30, 2014 - Brain scans find white matter damage in about half of all senior citizens, which is often harmless, but when the damage is severe, it can cause mental impairment. This has, however, been considered a natural part of aging. Now, researchers ... [Published Senior Journal - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

News & Notes: Neuroscience staffer develops new kind of fMRI scanner

Ray Lee, technical director of the Princeton Neuroscience Institute, has developed the world's first dual-headed fMRI scanner.The new design allows an MRI machine to scan two brains at once, potentially paving the way to future research on how different ... [Published Individual.com - 15 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Neuroscience and psychology complex construction to start

Construction of the new neuroscience and psychology buildings will begin later this month, after financial concerns previously stalled the start of the projects, the University announced on Wednesday, March 17.The University has now determined it has ... [Published Individual.com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Aspire fundraising campaign reaches $1.26 billion

The University's five-year Aspire capital campaign has raised a total of $1.26 billion or 72 percent of its $1.75 billion goal. This was as of Sept. 20, several months past the halfway mark of the campaign, which is scheduled to end June 2012."It has ... [Published Individual.com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Neuroscience panel discusses more complete approach to discipline

While neuroscience formerly examined diseases on an individual basis, new research reflects an increasingly holistic approach to mental processes, as evidenced by President Obama's Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies Initiative, ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 3 reports

This Brain Decoder Can Read The Words Of Your Inner Monologue

If this sounds a bit like mind reading, well, it is. A group of neuroscientists have figured out how to decode a limited set of words “spoken” by our inner voices from looking at brain activity alone. The hard part, for now, is getting inside someone’s ... [Published Gizmodo Australia - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 3 reports

A Rhodes scholar from Bendigo

Bendigo-raised man wins prestigious scholarship to study at Oxford.A STUDENT from Bendigo has won the prestigious Victorian Rhodes scholarship to study at the University of Oxford.Alexander Eastwood, 24, grew up in Eaglehawk and White Hills and went to ... [Published Bendigo Advertiser - Oct 30 2014]

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"I'm elated that our school was selected as a recipient," said School of Divinity student Cameron Robinson. "People tend to choose either the science train of thought or the religion one, but you don't often hear of many who can articulate both. It looks like we'll be training ministers to reconcile the scientific and religious communities."
...to clean up their act, so to speak, Moussa has identified nilotinib, a cancer drug, which requires some functional tau in order to do its job. "This drug can work if there is a higher percentage of good to bad tau in the cell."
To the Virginia Tech researchers, the new study adds a finer point to the general findings of the past. "It's not only a powerful replication and extension of previous work,” said Darren Schreiber, of the University of Exeter, in the UK, to NewScientist . “But it's also incredibly accurate."
Sponsored by: "Dr. Chaifetz has made substantial contributions to the mental health industry where his success has allowed him to positively impact the philanthropic community" states Terre A Constantine, Ph D , Executive Director and CEO of the Brain Research Foundation

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Trick or Treat: Does Chocolate Help Brain Health? [Published AARP Bulletin Today - 4 hours ago]
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Spike activity 31-10-2014 [Published Mind Hacks - 4 hours ago]
Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: Nautilus has an interesting piece on how artificial intelligence systems are getting better at strategy . Two neuroscientists explain why zombies have so much trouble walking in Slate ...
Washington People: Beau Ances [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - 5 hours ago]
Michael C. PurdyBeau Ances, MD, PhD, prepares for a scanning session in the Center for Clinical and Investigational Research with undergraduate Gina Chang and MD/PhD student Matthew Brier. Next year, the population of U.S. patients infected with human ...
Dietary Flavanols Reverse Age-Related Memory De... [Published theCSRfeed - 12 hours ago]
Findings strengthen link between specific brain region and normal memory decline SOURCE: Mars, Incorporated DESCRIPTION: NEW YORK, NY, October 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ -  Dietary cocoa flavanols—naturally occurring  bioactives  found in cocoa—reversed ...
Halloween Special – Why Does the Brain Love a S... [Published Brain Blogger - 15 hours ago]
Why is a holiday filled with creepy ghosts, goblins, and haunted houses so much fun? Research in neuroscience may provide some answers. The Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology recently teamed with the Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional ...
[In Context] Exploring the mind: still so much ... [Published The Lancet Neurology online - Oct 31 2014]
The Science Museum (London, UK) is a playground for the mind. It provokes a childlike curiosity and gets you thinking—an ideal space for parents to visit with their children, and with so much interactive stimuli set in a dynamic learning environment there ...
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Look at the Stroke on That Integer [Published Slate Magazine - Oct 03 2014]
How to Use More Than 10 Percent of Your Brain [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 22 2014]
Why Do We Listen to Dummies? [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 15 2014]
“I Thought About Skipping the Phineas Gage Story” [Published Slate Magazine - May 08 2014]
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