A new way to improve skilled movements via sleep

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The ability to learn novel physical movements — similar to those taught in rehabilitation for people with stroke — can be improved by reactivating specific memories of the new task during sleep, reports a new Northwestern University study. This is the first study to show learning a novel physical […]

Suppressing Alzheimer’s Protein Can Reduce Overexcitation in the Brain

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With the school year well on its way, we all recognize the importance of getting students energized. However, we also know that overstimulated children can wreak havoc on a classroom, leaving a teacher trying to regain control of their group. The situation is very similar in the brain, where […]

Bengaluru: IISc’s computational eye movement model to understand ‘change blindness’ better

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File photo of IISC Bengaluru. A team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru has developed a novel computational model of eye movement that can predict a person’s ability to detect changes in their visual environment. The model, according to the team from the Centre […]

Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences JIBS awarded prestigious Global Engagement Seed Grant by IBRO

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(Eds: Disclaimer: The following content is a press release. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.) Monday, October 19: In a significant academic development, Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) has been awarded the Global Engagement Seed Grant from the prestigious International Brain Research Organisation (IBRO). The grant […]

UNE’s Glenn Stevenson authors paper investigating link between antibiotic use and inflammatory pain reduction

Glenn Stevenson, Ph.D., professor of psychology within the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences , recently published a paper on gut microbiome modulation of inflammatory pain co-authored by 10 current and former UNE undergraduate students. The paper, “Effects of vancomycin on persistent pain-stimulated and pain-depressed behaviors in female Fischer […]

Maintaining balance in the brain

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image: A team of researchers led by Lennart Mucke shows how reducing the protein tau can prevent abnormal brain activity associated with Alzheimer’s disease, autism, and epilepsy. view more Credit: Photo: Michael Short/Gladstone Institutes SAN FRANCISCO, CA—October 19, 2021—With the school year well on its way, we all recognize […]

New neuroscience grad program

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The new Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Graduate program will help aspiring researchers and scientists study the brain and nervous system. UD pulls together expertise from disciplines in Colleges of Health, Engineering and Arts and Sciences With the rapid expansion and growth of the field of neuroscience leading to incredible new career […]

On the Agenda at the 2021 Global Wellness Summit: Future Disruptions in Mental Health and Wellness

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Speakers include Dr. Richie Davidson (Center for Healthy Minds) on how the latest from neuroscience will underpin new approaches for emotional wellbeing; Dr. Rebecca Robbins (Harvard) presenting new research on sleep and human performance; and Myndstream executive Freddie Moross on how younger generations are embracing music for mental health […]

Maintaining Balance in the Brain

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Gladstone scientists help explain how reducing the protein tau can prevent abnormal brain activity associated with Alzheimer’s disease, autism, and epilepsy SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — With the school year well on its way, we all recognize the importance of getting students energized. However, we also know […]

Gray Matters: Self-diagnosis is not the problem

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Because of their similarity but difference in approach, the fields of neuroscience and psychology often seem to be at odds with one another. One example of this tension is observed in mental illness. Psychiatric disorders are characterized by both personal distress and impairment in multiple areas of life. Psychologists […]