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Video Games Can Teach Empathy
Video Games Can Teach Empathy
News   Aug 09, 2018

Kids who played a video game designed to train empathy showed greater connectivity in brain networks related to empathy and perspective taking.

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Eye Conditions Provide New Lens for Screening for Alzheimer’s
Eye Conditions Provide New Lens for Screening for Alzheimer’s
News   Aug 09, 2018

Longitudinal study confirms that eye doctors can help identify those at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

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Machine Learning Predicts Mood Disorder Medication Response
Machine Learning Predicts Mood Disorder Medication Response
News   Aug 09, 2018

Mood disorders like major depressive disorder (MDD) and bipolar disorder are often complex and hard to diagnose, especially among youth when the illness is just evolving. This can make decisions about medication difficult. In a collaborative study by Lawson Health Research Institute, The Mind Research Network and Brainnetome Center, researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that analyzes brain scans to better classify illness in patients with a complex mood disorder and help predict their response to medication.

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Scientists Reverse Autism-like Social Deficits in Mice by Manipulating Brain Circuit Activity
Scientists Reverse Autism-like Social Deficits in Mice by Manipulating Brain Circuit Activity
News   Aug 09, 2018

Autism spectrum disorder is marked by severe social deficits. Researchers were able to reverse those types of deficits in mice by activating a single brain circuit.

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Virtual Cerebellar Purkinje Cell Gets an Upgrade
Virtual Cerebellar Purkinje Cell Gets an Upgrade
News   Aug 08, 2018

Scientists update virtual cerebellar Purkinje cell neuron model

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Shootin1 Essential for Axonal Growth Cone Guidance
Shootin1 Essential for Axonal Growth Cone Guidance
News   Aug 08, 2018

Scientists report that shootin1 is essential for guiding the axon to its final destination.

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Magnetomechanical Therapeutics Could Treat Chronic Pain
Magnetomechanical Therapeutics Could Treat Chronic Pain
News   Aug 08, 2018

Bioengineers demonstrate that a gel-like material containing tiny magnetic particles could be used to manage chronic pain from disease or injury

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Chronic Cell Stress Insights May Aid Presymptomatic Dementia Screening
Chronic Cell Stress Insights May Aid Presymptomatic Dementia Screening
News   Aug 08, 2018

Swiss scientists identified a factor produced by neurons in response to brain mitochondrial dysfunction.

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Even Quick Meditation Aids Cognitive Skills, New Research Finds
Even Quick Meditation Aids Cognitive Skills, New Research Finds
News   Aug 08, 2018

Even people who have never meditated before can benefit from even a short meditation practice.

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Comprehensive Study of 21 Retired NFL and NHL Players Doesn’t Find Evidence of Early Onset Dementia
Comprehensive Study of 21 Retired NFL and NHL Players Doesn’t Find Evidence of Early Onset Dementia
News   Aug 08, 2018

UB researchers compared retired Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres players to non-contact sport athletes.

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