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Slashdot Items Tagged "brain"

Date / TimeStory
Thursday November 27, 2014 @05:46PM Researchers Discover an "Off Switch" For Pain In the Brain
Thursday November 20, 2014 @10:03AM People Trained To Experience an Overlap In Senses Also Receive IQ Boost
Tuesday November 18, 2014 @12:47PM Major Brain Pathway Rediscovered After Century-old Confusion, Controversy
Thursday November 13, 2014 @10:22AM Study Shows How Humans Can Echolocate
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @08:42AM When We Don't Like the Solution, We Deny the Problem
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @08:22AM Scientists Discover a Virus That Changes the Brain To "Make Humans More Stupid"
Monday November 10, 2014 @02:04PM A/C Came Standard On Some Armored Dinosaur Models
Thursday November 06, 2014 @03:17PM French Health Watchdog: 3D Viewing May Damage Eyesight In Children
Saturday November 01, 2014 @11:09PM Reactions To Disgusting Images Predict a Persons Political Ideology
Thursday October 30, 2014 @07:25AM We Are All Confident Idiots
Sunday October 19, 2014 @11:33PM Brain Patterns Give Clues To Why Some People Just Keep Gambling
Thursday October 16, 2014 @05:30PM Scientists Find Rats Aren't Smarter Than Mice, and That's Important
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @05:27PM Early Childhood Neglect Associated With Altered Brain Structure, ADHD
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @04:01PM Early childhood neglect associated with altered brain structure, ADHD
Thursday October 09, 2014 @02:22PM Carl Sagan, as "Mr. X," Extolled Benefits of Marijuana
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @09:48AM Biofeedback Used To Make People Anxious
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @08:02AM Nobel Prize For Medicine Awarded For "Brain GPS" Research
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @07:57AM Study Weighs In On the Reliability of Eyewitness Testimony
Saturday October 04, 2014 @12:53AM It's Not Just How Smart You Are: Curiosity Is Key To Learning
Friday October 03, 2014 @05:09PM Lost Sense of Smell Is a Strong Predictor of Death Within 5 Years
Thursday September 25, 2014 @05:04PM Study: Multimedia Multitasking May Be Shrinking Human Brains
Sunday September 21, 2014 @06:08PM New MRI Studies Show SSRIs Bring Rapid Changes to Brain Function
Thursday September 04, 2014 @05:12PM Music Training's Cognitive Benefits Could Help "At-Risk" Students
Monday August 25, 2014 @07:36PM Why Do Humans Grow Up So Slowly? Blame the Brain
Friday August 22, 2014 @04:20PM A Better Way To Make Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Limbs
Sunday August 10, 2014 @12:28PM Wiring Programmers To Prevent Buggy Code
Saturday August 09, 2014 @03:57PM Experimental Drug Compound Found To Reverse Effects of Alzheimer's In Mice
Saturday July 26, 2014 @08:08AM Soccer Superstar Plays With Very Low Brain Activity
Saturday July 26, 2014 @07:57AM Biofeedback Games and The Placebo Effect
Saturday July 26, 2014 @07:42AM Soccer Superstar Plays With Very Low Brain Activity
Sunday July 13, 2014 @12:58AM Chimpanzee Intelligence Largely Determined By Genetics
Saturday July 12, 2014 @11:03AM Take a Picture Just By Thinking About It, Using Google Glass With MindRDR App
Thursday July 10, 2014 @07:12AM A Brain Implant For Synthetic Memory
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @09:55AM Happy Software Developers Solve Problems Better
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @11:15AM Long-Lasting Enzyme Chews Up Cocaine
Monday June 23, 2014 @06:55PM Endorphins Make Tanning Addictive
Friday June 20, 2014 @06:32AM First Movie of an Entire Brain's Neuronal Activity
Saturday June 14, 2014 @10:27AM Open-Source Hardware For Neuroscience
Monday June 09, 2014 @09:34PM General Anesthesia Exposure In Infancy Causes Long-Term Memory Deficits
Monday June 09, 2014 @02:15PM Study: Rats Regret Making the Wrong Decision
Saturday June 07, 2014 @06:09AM Mad Cow Disease Blamed For Patient's Death In Texas
Friday June 06, 2014 @10:09PM Lose Sleep, Fail To Form Memory
Sunday June 01, 2014 @04:47PM Study Finds Porn Exposure Associated With Smaller Brain Region
Friday May 30, 2014 @04:46PM The Light Might Make You Heavy
Thursday May 29, 2014 @09:12AM Study: Stop Being So Cynical, You Could Give Yourself Dementia
Thursday May 29, 2014 @07:48AM German Scientists Successfully Test Brain-Controlled Flight Simulator
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @08:26AM The Flaw Lurking In Every Deep Neural Net
Sunday May 25, 2014 @07:36PM Mental Illness Reduces Lifespan As Much as Smoking
Friday May 23, 2014 @05:45PM This Is Your Brain While Videogaming Stoned
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @09:57AM Even In the Wild Mice Run In Wheels
Monday May 12, 2014 @05:56PM Lectures Aren't Just Boring, They're Ineffective, Too, Study Finds
Monday May 12, 2014 @09:37AM Electric Stimulation Could Help You Control Your Dreams
Friday May 09, 2014 @06:45AM Single Gene Can Boost IQ By Six Points
Thursday May 08, 2014 @02:57PM Mathematical Model Suggests That Human Consciousness Is Noncomputable
Thursday May 08, 2014 @07:07AM Controlling Fear By Modifying DNA
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @10:05AM Elderly Mice Perk Up With Transfused Blood
Saturday May 03, 2014 @08:09AM Winning Algorithms For Rock, Paper, Scissors
Sunday April 06, 2014 @06:14PM Sand in the Brain: A Fundamental Theory To Model the Mind
Thursday April 03, 2014 @04:18PM Start-Up Founders On Dealing With Depression
Sunday March 23, 2014 @10:16AM Electric 'Thinking Cap' Controls Learning Speed
Saturday March 22, 2014 @04:51PM Computer Spots Fakers Better Than People Do
Friday March 21, 2014 @05:06PM Research Suggests Pulling All-Nighters Can Cause Permanent Damage
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @07:31AM Famous Breast Cancer Gene Could Affect Brain Growth
Saturday March 15, 2014 @06:12AM Religion Is Good For Your Brain
Sunday March 09, 2014 @05:14PM New Blood Test Offers Early Warning for Alzheimer's Onset
Thursday March 06, 2014 @03:00PM It's True: Some People Just Don't Like Music
Saturday February 22, 2014 @09:39PM The Neuroscience of Computer Programming
Tuesday January 14, 2014 @12:55PM Ask Slashdot: How Can I Improve My Memory For Study?
Tuesday January 14, 2014 @10:20AM People Become More Utilitarian When They Face Moral Dilemmas In Virtual Reality
Tuesday January 14, 2014 @08:23AM Experiment Shows Caffeine Boosts Long Term Memory
Sunday December 22, 2013 @03:32AM Ask Slashdot: Working With Others, As a Schizophrenic Developer?
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:10AM Neural Prosthetic Acts Like "Bridge" Over Damaged Brain Areas
Saturday December 07, 2013 @07:11AM Need Directions? Might Not Want To Ask a Transit Rider
Friday December 06, 2013 @06:36PM Gut Microbes Linked to Autism-Like Symptoms in Mice
Friday December 06, 2013 @05:59PM Scientists Boost the "Will To Persevere" With Current To the Brain
Saturday November 30, 2013 @11:25AM Ask Slashdot: DIY Computational Neuroscience?
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @09:42AM BBC: Amazon Workers Face "Increased Risk of Mental Illness"
Sunday November 24, 2013 @10:30AM The Neuroscientist Who Discovered He Was a Psychopath
Thursday November 21, 2013 @01:01PM Bionic Eye Implant Available In US Next Month
Thursday November 21, 2013 @08:29AM Cute Cat Photos Are Data-Driven Science Behind Cunning New Language Learning App
Sunday November 03, 2013 @11:10AM Mind Control In Virtual Reality, Circa 2013
Sunday October 20, 2013 @07:37AM Debunking the Lorentz System As a Framework For Human Emotions
Friday October 18, 2013 @05:13PM Sleep Is the Ultimate Brainwasher
Saturday October 12, 2013 @09:54PM Gene Variant Can Cause Nattering Nabobs of Negativity
Saturday October 12, 2013 @09:54AM Read Better Books To Be a Better Person
Saturday October 05, 2013 @09:57AM Probe of Einstein's Brain Reveals Clues To His Genius
Tuesday September 24, 2013 @08:14PM Naps Nurture Growing Brains
Thursday September 19, 2013 @08:16AM New App Aims To Track Your Dreams
Tuesday September 17, 2013 @12:30PM Flies See the World In Slo-Mo, Say Researchers
Thursday September 12, 2013 @05:53PM Your Brain Waves Are a Password: How Your Next Car Will Check You're Not a Thief
Thursday September 12, 2013 @11:11AM Social Media Is a New Vector For Mass Psychogenic Illness
Saturday September 07, 2013 @02:08PM How Seeing Can Trump Listening, Mapped In the Brain
Wednesday September 04, 2013 @04:25PM Sleep Found To Replenish a Type of Brain Cell
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @07:28AM Wise Old Birds Teach Migration Route To Young Whooping Cranes
Tuesday August 27, 2013 @10:43AM Researcher controls colleague's brain from remote location
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @06:56AM DARPA Wants Computers That Fuse With Higher Human Brain Function
Sunday August 11, 2013 @09:16AM Study Ties High Blood Sugar To Dementia
Saturday August 10, 2013 @10:03PM The Science of 12-Step Programs
Friday August 09, 2013 @06:29AM IBM Devises Software For Its Experimental Brain-Modeling Chips
Friday July 26, 2013 @05:46PM Researchers Implant False Memories In Mice
Thursday July 25, 2013 @09:13AM Psychopathic Criminals Have "Empathy Switch"
Thursday July 25, 2013 @07:49AM US Gained a Decade of Flynn-Effect IQ Points After Adding Iodine To Salt
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @10:31AM Scientists Seek Biomarkers For Violence
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @07:41AM Secrets of Beatboxing Revealed By MRI
Tuesday July 02, 2013 @11:51AM Neuroscientist: First-Ever Human Head Transplant Is Now Possible
Friday June 28, 2013 @06:59PM Microsoft Research Adds 'Mood Detection' To Smartphones
Friday June 21, 2013 @10:59AM Whole Human Brain Mapped In 3D
Tuesday June 18, 2013 @07:16AM Trying To Learn a Foreign Language? Avoid Reminders of Home
Sunday June 16, 2013 @11:41PM Anxiety Gaming Wants To Offer Mental Help Via Game Console
Friday May 24, 2013 @04:51PM Predicting IQ With a Simple Visual Test
Thursday May 16, 2013 @10:32PM Brain Zapping Improves Math Ability
Sunday May 05, 2013 @09:35PM Tylenol May Ease Pain of Existential Distress, Social Rejection
Monday April 22, 2013 @06:48AM Physicist Proposes New Way To Think About Intelligence
Wednesday April 10, 2013 @05:14PM Hydrogel Process Creates Transparent Brain For Research
Monday April 08, 2013 @05:09PM Is $100 Million Per Year Too Little For The Brain Map Initiative?
Sunday April 07, 2013 @05:36PM Take a Sonic Tour of the Brain
Friday April 05, 2013 @06:03PM Firing a Laser Into Your Brain Could Help Beat a Drug Addiction
Friday April 05, 2013 @05:53PM Mobile App Screens Calls With Brain Waves
Thursday March 28, 2013 @12:56PM Human Brain Cells Injected In Mice, They Get Smarter
Thursday March 21, 2013 @09:38AM Activity of Whole Fish Brains Mapped Second To Second
Thursday February 28, 2013 @04:40PM Intercontinental Mind-Meld Unites Two Rats
Thursday February 28, 2013 @10:24AM Intercontinental mind-meld unites two rats
Monday February 25, 2013 @11:03AM Scientists Create Mice That Can't Feel Cold
Tuesday February 19, 2013 @03:29PM Researchers Say Temporary Tattoos Could Enable Electronic Telepathy
Monday February 18, 2013 @11:03PM Is "Left" Vs. "Right" Hard-coded Into Your Brain?
Monday February 18, 2013 @01:11PM US Joins Google, Microsoft In "Brain Race"
Friday February 15, 2013 @07:13AM Proteins behind mad-cow disease help brain to develop
Monday February 04, 2013 @12:28PM Two Heads Are Better Than One For Brain-Computer Interfaces
Monday February 04, 2013 @11:19AM Researchers scare supposedly 'fearless' patients
Monday February 04, 2013 @10:31AM Virtual Superpowers Translate To Real Life Desire To Help
Sunday February 03, 2013 @04:58AM Multiple minds smooths your ship's path
Wednesday January 30, 2013 @01:15PM The Human Brain Project Receives Up To $1.34 Billion
Wednesday January 30, 2013 @11:02AM Brain Pacemaker Implants Used To Treat Alzheimer's
Wednesday January 30, 2013 @12:29AM Graphene and brain research to get around one billion euro in funding - each
Monday January 28, 2013 @03:33AM Poor Sleep Prevents Brain From Storing Memories
Thursday January 24, 2013 @09:11AM Clay Shirky On Hackers and Depression: Where's the Love?
Thursday January 24, 2013 @07:58AM Billion-euro brain simulation and graphene projects win European funds
Tuesday January 22, 2013 @12:01PM Bomb Blasts Alter Brain Lipid Levels
Tuesday January 22, 2013 @07:54AM Why Ray Kurzweil's Google Project May Be Doomed To Fail
Monday January 21, 2013 @02:27PM Why Ray Kurzweil's Google Project May be Doomed to Fail
Friday January 18, 2013 @06:11PM Facebook Banter More Memorable Than Lines From Recent Books
Thursday January 10, 2013 @01:43PM NIH Neuroscientists: Junior Seau Had Brain Disease Caused By Hits To the Head
Thursday January 10, 2013 @10:16AM NIH neuroscientists: Junior Seau had brain disease caused by hits to the head
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @08:33AM America's Real Criminal Element: Lead
Tuesday January 01, 2013 @12:29PM Dr. Rita Levi-Montalcini, Nobel Winner, Dies At 103
Monday December 31, 2012 @12:36PM Dr. Rita Levi-Montalcini, Nobel Winner, Dies at 103
Sunday December 30, 2012 @07:43PM China's Controversial Brain Surgery To Cure Drug Addiction
Sunday December 30, 2012 @12:49PM China's Controversial Brain Surgery To Cure Drug Addiction
Thursday December 20, 2012 @12:18AM IQ 'a Myth,' Study Says
Saturday December 15, 2012 @11:42AM Spinal Fluid Chemical Levels Linked To Suicidal Behavior
Sunday December 09, 2012 @11:23PM Brain Cells Made From Urine
Sunday December 09, 2012 @07:10PM Brain cells made from urine
Sunday December 09, 2012 @10:47AM Brain Pacemaker Helps Treat Alzheimer's Disease
Saturday December 08, 2012 @03:14PM Brain pacemaker helps treat Alzheimer's disease
Thursday December 06, 2012 @07:09PM Advertising May Soon Follow You From One Device To the Next
Tuesday December 04, 2012 @04:13PM Brain disease found in NFL players
Tuesday December 04, 2012 @09:13AM A Brain-Based Explanation For Why Old People Get Scammed
Wednesday November 28, 2012 @03:59AM Polymer implants could help heal brain injuries
Sunday November 25, 2012 @01:38PM Study Finds Similar Structures In the Universe, Internet, and Brain
Sunday November 25, 2012 @07:06AM Universe, human brain and Internet have similar structures
Wednesday November 21, 2012 @02:14PM Mysterious substance found in human brain
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @02:31AM IBM supercomputer used to simulate a typical human brain
Monday November 19, 2012 @01:42AM A Better Thought-Controlled Computer Cursor
Sunday November 18, 2012 @11:51AM Reading and Calculating With Your Unconscious
Saturday November 17, 2012 @01:37PM Newly Released Einstein Brain Photos Hint At the Anatomy of Genius
Friday November 16, 2012 @02:04PM Reading and calculating with your unconscious
Friday November 16, 2012 @06:49AM Brain scans of rappers and jazz musicians shed light on creativity
Thursday November 15, 2012 @08:31AM Study Claims Human Intelligence Peaked Two To Six Millennia Ago
Thursday November 15, 2012 @08:28AM Mind-Controlled Robot Avatars Inch Towards Reality
Wednesday November 14, 2012 @02:04AM Vegetative state man "talks" by brain scan
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @09:10AM Cockatoo Manufactures, Uses Tools
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @07:59AM Better Brain Implants With Ultrathin Carbon Fiber Electrodes
Monday November 12, 2012 @10:30PM Evidence for Unconscious Math, Language Processing Abilities
Monday November 12, 2012 @05:53PM Your Unconscious Brain Can Do Math, Process Language
Thursday November 01, 2012 @11:04AM Researchers Crown Buddhist Monk the World's Happiest Man
Wednesday October 31, 2012 @04:59PM Empathy Represses Analytic Thought, and Vice Versa
Monday October 29, 2012 @07:02PM Brain Scans Show the Impact of Neglect On a Child's Brain Size
Saturday October 20, 2012 @12:19AM Scientists Match Dream Images To Photos
Friday October 12, 2012 @04:04PM 520-Million-Year-Old Arthropod May Have Had the First Modern Brain
Wednesday October 10, 2012 @12:08PM The Cloud Will Expand Human Brain Capacity: Kurzweil
Saturday October 06, 2012 @12:27AM Google Puts Souped-Up Neural Networks To Work
Friday September 28, 2012 @08:25PM Free Font Helps People With Dyslexia
Tuesday September 25, 2012 @06:30PM Fast-Food Logos Burned Into Pleasure Center of Children's Brains
Tuesday September 25, 2012 @12:31PM "I'm Lovin' It": Fast-Food Logos 'Imprinted' in Children's Brains, Study Says
Friday September 21, 2012 @02:57PM Your Moral Compass Is Reversible
Wednesday September 19, 2012 @12:07PM DARPA Unveils System Using Human Brains For Computer Vision
Friday September 14, 2012 @05:10PM Monkeys Made Smarter With Prosthetic Device
Tuesday September 11, 2012 @07:52AM Researchers Create Short-term Memories In Rat Brains
Tuesday September 04, 2012 @11:19AM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With Disabilities In the Workplace?
Monday September 03, 2012 @02:28PM DNA Code Illuminates Rise of Brains
Saturday September 01, 2012 @10:49AM Drinking Too Much? Blame Your Glass
Thursday August 30, 2012 @11:23AM Weebots: Driveable Robots For Babies Who Need Them
Thursday August 30, 2012 @08:54AM Scientists Find Gene That Predicts Happiness In Women
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @08:11AM Study Shows Marijuana Use In Teens Correlates To Decreasing IQ
Thursday August 23, 2012 @12:41AM Music Memories Stored In Different Part of Brain Than Other Memories
Monday August 20, 2012 @12:29PM Total (Autobiographical) Recall
Friday August 17, 2012 @12:28PM Researchers Find 'Mind-Control' Gaming Headsets Can Leak Users' Secrets
Friday August 17, 2012 @08:24AM Prehistoric Human Brain Found Pickled In Bog
Friday August 10, 2012 @06:35PM How Pictures Skew Our Judgment
Sunday August 05, 2012 @11:38AM Scientists discovered a new avenue for the treatment of vision loss

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