News tagged with magnetic resonance imaging

Beat it: how the brain perceives rhythm

( -- The brain uses distinct timing mechanisms to measure the duration between the intervals in a sequence of sounds, according to a study funded by the Wellcome Trust.Researchers from the Wellcome Trust Centre ...

dateMar 10, 2011 in Neuroscience
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How do we combine faces and voices?

Human social interactions are shaped by our ability to recognise people. Faces and voices are known to be some of the key features that enable us to identify individual people, and they are rich in information such as gender, ...

dateMar 09, 2011 in Neuroscience
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Tobacco smoking impacts teens' brains, study shows

Tobacco smoking is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in the U.S., with more than 400,000 deaths each year attributable to smoking or its consequences. And yet teens still smoke. Indeed, smoking usually begins ...

dateMar 02, 2011 in Neuroscience
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Brain imaging provides window into consciousness

Using a sophisticated imaging test to probe for higher-level cognitive functioning in severely brain-injured patients provides a window into consciousness -- but the view it presents is one that is blurred in fascinating ...

dateFeb 25, 2011 in Neuroscience
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