sensory inputs

Neuroscientists track how brain cells process information


July 13th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) Although machine logic follows human logic, the way a computer processor works cannot be compared with how brains process information. Doctoral student Mark Shein and supervisors ... Read more...

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Hunger hormone ‘ups nose’s ability to sniff out food’


April 13th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): A hormone, known to promote hunger, has been found to enhance exploratory sniffing in both animals and humans, according to a new study.The findings suggest ghrelin may enhance ... Read more...

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Where does our sense of time come from?


January 21st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new research has found that humans use their senses to help keep track of short intervals of time, and this suggests that our perception of time is ... Read more...

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Biological basis of brain’s ability for rapid adaptation revealed


November 23rd, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): When you detect an object flying at your head, you first move out of the way and then you try to determine what the object is. Your brain's ... 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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Admiral Mehta commissions fifth Landing Ship Tank ‘Airavat’


May 19th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by ANI
Visakhapatnam, May 19 (ANI): Navy Chief Admiral Sureesh Mehta on Tuesday commissioned Indian Navy's fifth Landing Ship Tank (Large) 'Airavat' here.On the occasion, Mehta said the Airavat would augment the operational capabilities ... Read more...

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Admiral Mehta to launch Sixth Landing Ship Tank ‘Airavat’ on May 19


May 18th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Visakhapatnam, May 18 (ANI): Admiral Suresh Mehta will launch the Indian Navy's Sixth Landing Ship Tank (Large) 'Airavat' here on Tuesday.Airavat, previously known as Yard 3016, was christened and launched by Maria ... Read more...

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Kids combine sensory inputs after turning eight


May 2nd, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Kids develop the ability to combine stimuli coming from different senses after the age of eight, according to a pair of studies.Appearing online in Current Biology, ... Read more...

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Stimulating one brain cell is all it takes to change behaviour


December 20th, 2007 - 5:19 pm ICT by admin
London, December 20 (ANI): Scientists have found that stimulating one brain cell is enough to affect learning and behaviour.The finding contrasts with the long-held notion that thousands of neurons are required ... Read more...

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