Novel Brain-Machine-Interface allows you to Control and Steer a car

Scientists Steer Car With the Power of Thought Freie Universitaet Berlin (2011, February 21). Scientists steer car with the power of thought. ScienceDaily. Retrieved February 21, 2011, from http://www.sciencedaily.com­ /releases/2011/02/110218083711.htm Excerpt “The scientists from Freie Universität first used the sensors for measuring brain waves in such a way that a person can move a virtual … Continue reading

Eating Disorders (ED) and image of the self: A possible tool for ED assesment

Self-figure drawings in women with anorexia; bulimia; overweight; and normal weight: A possible tool for assessment. Jonathan Guez, Rachel Lev-Wiesel, Shimrit Valetsky, Diego K. Sztul, Bat-Sheva Pener Haifa, Israel The Arts in Psychotherapy (15 September 2010) doi:10.1016/j.aip.2010.09.001 Key: citeulike:7886958 Abstract Eating disorders (ED) are an increasing problem in children and young adolescents. This paper examines … Continue reading

Combining Crystallography and Physical Chemistry (FRET) to study the conformations of fast excitatory AMPA receptors

FRET = single-molecule fluorescence resonance energy transfer Structural landscape of isolated agonist-binding domains from single AMPA receptors NATURE CHEMICAL BIOLOGY | ARTICLE Christy F Landes, Anu Rambhadran, J Nick Taylor, Ferandre Salatan & Vasanthi Jayaraman AffiliationsContributionsCorresponding authors Nature Chemical Biology (2011) doi:10.1038/nchembio.523 Received 15 June 2010 Accepted 06 January 2011 Published online 06 February 2011 … Continue reading

Attention is Phasic: Deactivating and reactivating your goals allows you to stay focused

Brief and rare mental ‘breaks’ keep you focused: Deactivation and reactivation of task goals preempt vigilance decrements. Atsunori Ariga, a, and Alejandro Llerasa a University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States Received 14 April 2010; revised 5 December 2010; accepted 13 December 2010. Available online 5 January 2011. Abstract We newly propose that the vigilance … Continue reading

Deep Brain Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Depression causes drastic Improvement, not cure

Deep Brain Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Depression: Follow-Up After 3 to 6 Years Sidney H. Kennedy, M.D., Peter Giacobbe, M.D., M.Sc., Sakina J. Rizvi, B.Sc., Franca M. Placenza, Ph.D., Yasunori Nishikawa, B.Sc., Helen S. Mayberg, M.D., and Andres M. Lozano, M.D., Ph.D. From the Department of Psychiatry and the Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University … Continue reading

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