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Neuroscience

Liberal Or Conservative? Brain’s ‘Disgust’ Reaction Holds The Answer

Your political beliefs may not be as rational as you think.

October 30, 2014

Is Autism Like A Magic Show That Won’t End

A new study explains that Autism is a disorder where there is an impairment in the ability to predict behavior and make order of the outside world.

October 7, 2014

Researchers Aim To Build Database Of Brain Health

By Lisa M. Krieger, San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. — Quick: Find the fruit! Feed the fish! List a sequence of steps, in reverse! Your online test results aren’t pass-fail. You aren’t graded. But your scores give valuable snapshots of your mental flexibility and memory, contributing to what researchers at the University of California, […]

April 8, 2014

Autism ‘Patchwork’ Begins During Pregnancy

By Kerry Sheridan Washington (AFP) — The brains of children with autism contain a built-in patchwork of defects, suggesting that the developmental disorder begins while they are growing in the womb, said a U.S. study. Researchers described their findings in the New England Journal of Medicine as “direct evidence” of a prenatal origin for autism, […]

March 27, 2014

Remembrance Or Revision? Brain Study Shows Memory Misleads

By Geoffrey Mohan, Los Angeles Times Memory can be altered by new experience, and isn’t nearly as accurate as courtroom testimony might have us believe, a new study suggests. The results suggest a cheeky answer to the question posed by comedian Richard Pryor: “Who you gonna believe: me, or your lyin’ eyes?” Turns out, Pryor […]

February 5, 2014