First micro-structure atlas of the human brain completed

19 October 2012 See report Here A European team of scientists have built the first atlas of white-matter microstructure in the human brain. The project’s final results have the potential to change the face of neuroscience and medicine over the coming decade. The work relied on groundbreaking MRI technology and was funded by the EU’s … Continue reading

Social Neuroscience: People Need People

Science daily articles Living Alone Associated With Higher Risk of Mortality, Cardiovascular Death Loneliness in Older Individuals Linked to Functional Decline, Death The REduction of Atherothrombosis for Continued Health (REACH) Registry: an international, prospective, observational investigation in subjects at risk for atherothrombotic events-study design. Ohman EM, Bhatt DL, Steg PG, Goto S, Hirsch AT, Liau … Continue reading

Peculiar gastronomy: Why do we eat scary food?

Scary food: Commodifying culinary heritage as meal adventures in tourism Szilvia Gyimóthy1 and Reidar Johan Mykletun2 1Department of Service Management, Lund University/Campus Helsingborg, Box 882, 25108 Helsingborg, Sweden, szilvia.gyimothy@msm.lu.se 2Department of Service Management, Lund University/Campus Helsingborg, Box 882, 25108 Helsingborg, Sweden Abstract This article portrays the changing status and use of a traditional Norwegian meal, … Continue reading

Weight loss can be Socially contagious

NPG Article Weight Loss Can Be Contagious Young adults’ performance in a low intensity weight loss campaign.

Regeneration After a Stroke Requires Intact Communication Channels Between Brain Hemispheres

Degeneration of corpus callosum and recovery of motor function after stroke: A multimodal magnetic resonance imaging study. Hum Brain Mapp. 2011 Oct 22. doi: 10.1002/hbm.21417. [Epub ahead of print] Degeneration of corpus callosum and recovery of motor function after stroke: A multimodal magnetic resonance imaging study. Wang LE, Tittgemeyer M, Imperati D, Diekhoff S, Ameli … Continue reading

Influencia del grado de somnolencia, cantidad y calidad de sueño sobre el rendimiento académico en adolescentes.

Adolescents Who Sleep Better Score Higher in Math and Physical Education http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/10/111020025758.htm University of Granada (2011, October 20). Adolescents who sleep better score higher in math and physical education. ScienceDaily. Retrieved November 22, 2011, from http://www.sciencedaily.com­ /releases/2011/10/111020025758.htm PDF http://redalyc.uaemex.mx/src/inicio/ArtPdfRed.jsp?iCve=33715423004

Statistical Parametric Mapping

Great introduction on the utility of SPM in functional brain imaging. http://www.fil.ion.ucl.ac.uk/spm/doc/intro/

Flexibility and selection precision’ predicts your susceptibility to learning

Dynamic reconfiguration of human brain networks during learning Danielle S. Bassett ∗, Nicholas F. Wymbs †, Mason A. Porter ‡ §, Peter J. Mucha ¶ ￿, Jean M. Carlson ∗ , and Scott T. Grafton † ∗Complex Systems Group, Department of Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA,†Department of Psychology and UCSB Brain … 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

Brain Rule 5: Repeat to remember – Retrieval Practice Produces More Learning than Elaborative Studying with Concept Mapping

Retrieval Practice Produces More Learning than Elaborative Studying with Concept Mapping Jeffrey D. Karpicke* and Janell R. Blunt Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA. ABSTRACT Educators rely heavily on learning activities that encourage elaborative studying, while activities that require students to practice retrieving and reconstructing knowledge are used less frequently. … Continue reading

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