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A typing test may be able to diagnose Parkinson's

Posted in Medicine on 5th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

A number of conditions might slow the signal from the brain to the fingers, such as diseases that affect the central nervous system, including Parkinsons.

'Lightning bolts' in the brain reveal how the brain encodes and stores information without disrupting previously acquired memories

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

This could help explain the underlying neural circuit problems in brain disorders.

A brain-machine interface to control a prosthetic hand

Posted in Hardware on 1st Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Non-invasive technique allows amputee to control prosthetic hand by his thoughts.

Memories May Not Live in Neurons' Synapses

Posted in Science on 28th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

The finding could mean recollections are more enduring than expected and disrupt plans for PTSD treatments.

Brain has strong points at different ages

Posted in Science on 28th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

While some thinking skills begin to decline as one ages, researchers found that others don't peak until middle age or even later.