News tagged with brain regions

Name recall get a big shock

It's an experience shared by everyone: You run into someone you know, but his or her name escapes you. Now, Temple psychologist Ingrid Olson has found a way to improve the recall of proper names.

dateSep 23, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Antonio Damasio wins Honda Prize

The Honda Foundation of Japan has announced that its annual Honda Prize, one of the most important international awards for scientific achievement, will go to Antonio Damasio, the David Dornsife Professor of Neuroscience ...

dateSep 21, 2010 in Medical research
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Postpartum about brain, not just hormones

Women with postpartum depression who viewed pictures of scared or angry faces had less activity as shown by functional magnetic resonance brain imaging than did healthy mothers in the dorsomedial prefrontal cortex, a part ...

dateSep 17, 2010 in Medical research
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Mental maturity scan tracks brain development

(PhysOrg.com) -- Five minutes in a scanner can reveal how far a child's brain has come along the path from childhood to maturity and potentially shed light on a range of psychological and developmental disorders, scientists ...

dateSep 09, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Biofeedback for your brain?

There is new evidence that people can learn to control the activity of some brain regions when they get feedback signals provided by functional magnetic resonance brain imaging (fMRI).

dateSep 09, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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The neural basis of the depressive self

Depression is actually defined by specific clinical symptoms such as sadness, difficulty to experience pleasure, sleep problems etc., present for at least two weeks, with impairment of psychosocial functioning. These symptoms ...

dateAug 31, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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