The Wearable Brain Scanner: New MEG helmet

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Scientists and engineers have developed a wearable MEG brain scanner.

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Dr. Shahid Zaman Discusses Dementia in Down's Syndrome

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NNR's Xandrina and Adam ask expert, Dr. Shahid Zaman, consultant psychiatrist at the University of Cambridge, about his research into dementia development in people with Down's Syndrome.

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Cannabis Therapeutics: The Highs and Lows of Developing Cannabinoid Therapies

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Our knowledge of the cannabinoids and endogenous system through which they act has grown considerably in the last quarter of a century but transforming that knowledge into new drugs remains challenging.

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Daniel Wolpert: The real reason for brains

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Cambridge Neuroscientist Prof. Daniel Wolpert starts from a surprising premise: the brain evolved, not to think or feel, but to control movement

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Brain Stimulation in Health and Disease

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This list details the current brain stimulation technologies on the market and describes the future direction of these technologies.

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Brain Stimulation With dTMS Reduces Food Cravings

Brain Stimulation With dTMS Reduces Food Cravings

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Stimulating the brain to alter its intrinsic reward system shows promise in the treatment of obesity.

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Can We One Day Remove the Effects of Tiredness on the Brain?
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The project will lay the groundwork for the development of new countermeasures to reduce the harmful cognitive effects of sleep deprivation in military operations and other around-the-clock, safety-critical settings.

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Smaller Numbers of Dendrites Correlate With Greater Intelligence
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The more intelligent a person, the fewer connections there are between the neurons in his cerebral cortex.

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Gamers Map Brain, Discover Six New Neuron Types
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With the help of a quarter-million video game players, Princeton researchers have created and shared detailed maps of more than 1,000 neurons — and they’re just getting started.

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Do You Hear Yanny or Laurel?

Do You Hear Yanny or Laurel?

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Do you hear "Yanny" or "Laurel"? The current argument dividing opinions on social media.

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A Hangover Pill? Tests on drunk mice show promise
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Scientists create capsules filled with natural enzymes usually found in liver cells to help the body process the alcohol faster.

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The Eurovision Song Contest is Done for Another Year: Do you feel more satisfied?
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Researchers claim to have shown a correlation between a country’s placing in the Eurovision ranks and the level of its population’s satisfaction.

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Bach Worse Than His Bite? Crocodile Listens to Classical Music in MRI Machine
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Scientists overcame technical challenges to test the crocodile’s response to visual and auditory stimuli, including playing classical music to the animal.

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