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Study: what brain scans reveal about learning math

Technology Org 06 May 2021
But what, exactly, is going on in there? Despite decades of research into math teaching and learning, there is still much to learn about how specific brain functions are tied to math skills ... Both groups will participate in two rounds of MRI scans over two years, so that researchers can track how their brains change over time.
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New brain-like computing device simulates human learning

Technology Org 06 May 2021
Researchers have developed a brain-like computing device that is capable of learning by association ... Inspired by the combined computing and storage process in the human brain, researchers, in recent years, have sought to develop computers that operate more like the human brain, with arrays of devices that function like a network of neurons.
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Brain-computer Interface System Market Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast to 2026

The Sentinel Newspaper 06 May 2021
The global Brain-computer Interface System ... China Brain-computer Interface System Market, By Application, 2016-2021, 2022-2027 ($ millions), China Brain-computer Interface System Market Segment Percentages, By Application, 2020 (%), Medical Treatment, Entertainment, Research.
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Vizgen Advances Spatial Genomics Research with New MERFISH Data Release Program

Daily Freeman 06 May 2021
Vizgen’s release of the MERFISH Mouse Brain Receptor Map marks the first time the research community at large can access open-source spatial genomics data.
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Why does COVID-19 cause neurological problems, including ‘brain fog’? Scientists might have an answer

Penn Live 06 May 2021
Scientists experimenting in the lab have found that the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is capable of infecting two types of brain cells — neurons and astrocytes ... To find out, the researchers needed to know whether brain cells express ACE2 receptors and, if so, whether they can be infected ... The researchers aren’t sure why that would be.
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Weathering the pandemic storm during Mental Health Month

Toronto Sun 06 May 2021
Just recently, the Women’s Brain Health Initiative (WBHI), national charity that funds research into brain conditions that disproportionately affect women, partnered with Mark Lash, one of Canada’s most prominent jewelry designers, to create the “Hope-Knot,” a special pendant that symbolizes hope for women across the country.
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A beer a day keeps the doctor away! Consuming one alcoholic drink daily can reduce ...

The Daily Mail 06 May 2021
Despite their findings, the research team are actually advocating other, healthier ways of alleviating stress on the brain over alcohol consumption ... The scans allowed researchers to measure activity in regions of the brain known to be associated with stress – the amygdala and the frontal cortex.
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Mediterranean diet may prevent memory loss and dementia, study finds

The Philadelphia Tribune 06 May 2021
First, researchers tested each person's cognitive skills, including language, memory and executive function, and used brain scans to measure brain volume ... Why exactly does the Mediterranean diet protect against Alzheimer's?" said Isaacson, who is also a trustee of the McKnight Brain Research Foundation.
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Epilepsy research reveals why sleep increases risk of sudden death

Technology Org 06 May 2021
New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine reveals why sleep can put people with epilepsy at increased risk of sudden death. Both sleep and seizures work together to slow the heart rate, the researchers found ... Andrew Schomer, of UVA’s Department of Neurology and the UVA Brain Institute.
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Here's how brain thinning is linked to psychosis

Hindustan Times 06 May 2021
The discovery was made with the largest-ever pooling of brain scans in children and young adults determined by psychiatric assessment to be at high risk of developing psychosis ... "Until now, researchers have primarily studied how the brains of people with clinical high risk for psychosis differ at a given point in time," Hernaus said.
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How brain thinning is associated with psychosis

Beijing News 06 May 2021
The discovery was made with the largest-ever pooling of brain scans in children and young adults determined by psychiatric assessment to be at high risk of developing psychosis ... "Until now, researchers have primarily studied how the brains of people with clinical high risk for psychosis differ at a given point in time," Hernaus said.
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Prenatal stress can program a child's brain for later health issues

The Oneida Daily Dispatch 06 May 2021
Both can harm heart and brain health. While the causes of these disorders are not fully understood, researchers believe at least some of the architecture of mental health begins long before adulthood ... But experts caution that not all maternal stress leads to brain changes, and not all pregnant women respond to stress the same way.
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Feinstein Institutes Receives $3.7M NIH Support for Bioelectronic Medicine Research

The Marshall News Messenger 06 May 2021
, president and CEO of the Feinstein Institutes, is the principal investigator leading the research ... Researchers from Dr ... We make breakthroughs in genetics, oncology, brain research, mental health, autoimmunity, and are the global scientific leader in bioelectronic medicine – a new field of science that has the potential to revolutionize medicine.
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Repairing Nerves Requires Prods of Protein

Technology Org 06 May 2021
UConn brain researchers just found a new way cells do this—like in the old AT&T ad campaign, they reach out and touch someone ... OPCs live in our brains and are continually ready to produce more insulation for our nerves as necessary ... Microglia are another kind of brain cell.
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Mindblowing: Advances in brain tech spur push for ‘neuro-rights’

The Jordan Times 06 May 2021
In 2013, then-US president Barack Obama promoted the BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neuro-technologies) initiative, which aimed to study the causes of brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and epilepsy ... Similarly, deaf people are treated with “cochlear implants in the auditory nerve” that stimulate the brain.
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