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Brain’s crossed wires cause depression


December 9th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) New research has used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to show that those suffering from depression had decreased connectivity between several key regions of the brain ... Read more...

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The mere sight, smell of food hikes dopamine levels in binge eaters


March 1st, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): A new brain imaging study has revealed that just the mere sight or smell of food elevates dopamine - a brain chemical linked to reward and motivation - ... Read more...

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Brain images can predict your video game performance


January 14th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Want to know how well you fare in video games? Well, researchers say they need look no further than a specific region of your brain - basal ganglia.Psychology ... Read more...

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Belief, disbelief and uncertainty activate different parts of brain: Study


December 10th, 2007 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A new study has found that belief, disbelief and uncertainty activate distinct regions of the brain.It was also found that belief/disbelief affected areas are associated with the pleasantness/unpleasantness ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on anorexias lasting impact


December 1st, 2007 - 4:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study has revealed the clues to anorexias lasting impact by showing that young women who have maintained a normalized body weight after recovering from anorexia nervosa ... Read more...

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