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Baboons, infants show similar gestures


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Baboons and infants show similar gesturing behaviour, suggesting shared communication systems.Both human infants and baboons have a stronger preference for using their right hand to gesture.It ... Read more...

Posted in World |

How blind people can better process sound


March 17th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that the part of the brain that normally works with our eyes to process vision and space perception can actually rewire itself to process sound ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How a glove can change your perception of what’s right or wrong


March 11th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): A new study from Max Planck Institute and University of Pennsylvania has found that right-handed people associate good with the right side of space and bad with the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mom’s voice activates newborn’s language learning


December 20th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 20 (IANS) A mother's voice activates parts of her baby's brain responsible for language learning. Researchers at the University of Montreal made the discovery after performing electrical recordings on the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mother’s voice really is special to babies


December 16th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Montreal and the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Research Centre have found that a mother's voice plays a special role in activating newborn's brain.The research ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene discovery supports handedness, language-related disorders link


November 5th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Scientists have identified a genetic variant, which influences whether a person with dyslexia is more skilled with either the left or right hand.The finding identifies a novel ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Getting angry good for health: Study


June 2nd, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) It may contradict common wisdom but getting angry is good for health. The emotion reduces the negative impact of stress, says a new study. According to the study, anger ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Losing temper could actually be good for you


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Have you ever wondered what really goes on in the body and the brain when we get angry? Well, a research has provided an insight.When we get angry, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Consistent pattern of brain injury behind delusions uncovered


January 14th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 14 (ANI): Studying patients with certain delusions and brain disorders, NYU Langone Medical Center researchers have revealed a consistent pattern of injury to the frontal lobe and right hemisphere ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why the brains left side is functionally different from its right side


November 18th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A team of Japanese researchers has shed light on why the brains left side is functionally different from its right side by finding structural differences of synapses, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Low levels of good cholesterol make stroke patients recovery harder


November 27th, 2007 - 1:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A new study has revealed that lower levels of lipoproteins (HDL), otherwise known as good cholesterol and high levels of homocysteine, an amino acid acquired mostly from eating ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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