News tagged with brain responses

Not your conventional nucleic acids

Northwestern University's Chad A. Mirkin, a world-renowned leader in nanotechnology research and its application, has invented and developed a powerful material that could revolutionize biomedicine: spherical nucleic acids ...

Feb 15, 2013
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New insights into placebo effect

(Phys.org)—Mathematical models developed by scientists at the University of Bristol are providing new insights into why the placebo effect exists and when it should occur. Their research is published today ...

Aug 31, 2012
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Researchers probe causes of math anxiety

Math problems make more than a few students - and even teachers - sweat, but new brain research is providing insights into the earliest causes of the anxiety so often associated with mathematics.

May 19, 2011
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Neuroscience: Blue in the face

The way that humans perceive each other is strongly affected by the configuration, contour, and complexion of faces. Researchers from Toyohashi Tech report the importance of facial color on neural responses ...

Mar 25, 2011
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Immune molecule regulates brain connections

The number of connections between nerve cells in the brain can be regulated by an immune system molecule, according to a new study from UC Davis. The research, published Feb. 27 in the journal Nature Neuroscience, reveal ...

Feb 27, 2011
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