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New Method Can Sense Babies’ Pain
New Method Can Sense Babies’ Pain
Aggie Mika | May 5, 2017
By measuring brain activity patterns, scientists can more objectively assess infant distress.
Scientists Identify More-Precise Neural Correlates of Dreaming
Scientists Identify More-Precise Neural Correlates of Dreaming
Ashley P. Taylor | Apr 10, 2017
By examining brainwave patterns in a posterior cortical area, scientists can predict when people are dreaming.
Thoughts Derailed
Thoughts Derailed
Tanya Lewis | Apr 18, 2016
The same brain mechanism by which surprising events interrupt movements may also be involved in disrupting cognition, according to a study.
Inside a Painter’s Brain
Inside a Painter’s Brain
Ajai Raj | Oct 24, 2014
Dean Cercone shares the cortical correlates of his creative process as part of a neuroscience-inspired exhibition.
Ballroom Brainwaves
Ballroom Brainwaves
Eli Chen | Mar 28, 2014
A neuroscientist studies the brains of tango dancers in an attempt to understand interpersonal connectedness.
Disorder No More
Disorder No More
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2013
Researchers hunt for biomarkers of Asperger's syndrome, a condition that officially no longer exists.
Traces of Life
Traces of Life
Abby Olena | Sep 24, 2013
Researchers identify previously unrecognized neuronal activity in comatose human and feline brains.
Predicting Autism’s Path
Predicting Autism’s Path
Kate Yandell | May 31, 2013
How brains of toddlers with autism respond to language is associated with later cognitive abilities.
A Common Path to Unconsciousness
A Common Path to Unconsciousness
Dan Cossins | May 22, 2013
Analyses of brain activity patterns show that different drugs induce anesthesia via a common neural mechanism.
Visual Consciousness Emerges
Visual Consciousness Emerges
Dan Cossins | Apr 22, 2013
A new study of brain activity patterns suggests that babies as young as 5 months old have the neural mechanisms to register that they’ve seen a face.