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Depression shows altered brain activity


April 4th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 4 (IANS) People in the throes of depression tend to repeatedly dwell on negative thoughts or memories, showing different patterns of brain activity as compared to healthy individuals.Some ... Read more...

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Stress likely to reduce brain size of preterm babies


October 4th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) Infants born prematurely are placed in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) to help them develop fully. They are likely to be exposed to stress factors ... Read more...

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Why watching a sunrise takes our breath away


November 6th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): Ever wondered why watching a sunrise or a sunset is so breathtaking? Scientists have revealed in a new study how humans perceive colours, an ability that lets us ... Read more...

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Scientists get closer to understanding how brain’s ‘hearing center’ works


October 19th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): Scientists have taken a step closer in unravelling the mystery-how our aural world is based on the frequencies of sounds.A team of scientists led by Anthony Zador of ... Read more...

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New mental maturity scan may spot developmental problems in kids


September 10th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 10 (ANI): Scientists have shown that five minutes in a scanner can reveal a child's brain development from childhood to maturity and also highlight psychological and developmental disorders.Washington University School ... Read more...

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‘Default-mode’ brain network identified


February 11th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S. say they have identified a part of the human brain that's used to hold low-priority ideas in abeyance until we have time to deal ... Read more...

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Scientists studying brains at rest to gain fresh insights into mental health disorders


May 8th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Hoping to some day develop new tools for diagnosing mental health disorders and monitoring the progress of their treatments, scientists have now turned to uncovering new information about ... Read more...

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Healthy children of Alzheimer patients show early brain changes


July 30th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 30 (ANI): Healthy children of Alzheimer patients display neurological changes much before clinical symptoms may appear, says Medical College of Wisconsin researchers in Milwaukee . These kids are ... Read more...

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‘Contemplative’ brains more developed in children


March 10th, 2008 - 7:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 10 (IANS) A brain network involved in contemplative tasks like forming a self-image or understanding the motivations of others is more developed and better networked in children than adults. Washington ... Read more...

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Brain network linked to introspection less complex in kids than adults


March 8th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 8 (ANI): A study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has shown that a brain network linked to introspection such as forming the self-image or understanding the ... Read more...

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