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People recalled day-old memories better after tiny electrical pulses to the brain
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People recalled day-old memories better after tiny electrical pulses to the brain

There was a better recollection in the group that received electric stimulation that excited their neurons.

Anti-smoking Ads have more effect on the brain than we think, a new study finds
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Anti-smoking Ads have more effect on the brain than we think, a new study finds

Using behavioural psychology, scientists tested a small group of people of smokers and non-smokers.

Jawless parasitic fish might be cure for brain tumor and stroke, a new study finds
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Jawless parasitic fish might be cure for brain tumor and stroke, a new study finds

The molecules from sea lamprey combined with other therapies can reach brain tumours when other medicines can't.

A sweaty, 20-minute workout could give your memory a big boost, study finds
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A sweaty, 20-minute workout could give your memory a big boost, study finds

Many people experienced a similar boost from a 20-min workout as from 3 months of training.

Bigger brain not a guarantee for the best jobs in the world: Researchers
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Bigger brain not a guarantee for the best jobs in the world: Researchers

This was a MRI-derived information about brain size in connection with cognitive performance test results

Dogs have a much better understanding of human speech than previously suspected
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Dogs have a much better understanding of human speech than previously suspected

Looks like dogs may understand human speech more than we have given them credit for in the past.

Scientists create most detailed map yet of brain region linked to Alzheimer's disease
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Scientists create most detailed map yet of brain region linked to Alzheimer's disease

The map of brain's memory bank, the hippocampus, was created using fluorescent tracers. 3D animation.

Mechanics of human memory under distress picked up in Ford-Kavanaugh hearing
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Mechanics of human memory under distress picked up in Ford-Kavanaugh hearing

Ford said a memory of Kavanaugh, another teen laughing during the assault was “indelible in the hippocampus.”

Some bad memories can be forgotten, researchers find in a study using mice
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Some bad memories can be forgotten, researchers find in a study using mice

Whether they can be forgotten depends on if it was formed before or after a stressful event: study.

Genes play a greater role in academic success than intelligence, new study finds
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Genes play a greater role in academic success than intelligence, new study finds

Even with intelligence accounted for, genes determined 60% of academic achievement, study reveals.

Scientists have located the biological clock that affects our perception of time
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Scientists have located the biological clock that affects our perception of time

The study offers evidence of how our brain can record spatial information from experience over time.

New genes contributing to Alzheimers identified, widening scope for its treatment
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New genes contributing to Alzheimers identified, widening scope for its treatment

The genetic and environmental factors that susceptible to the development of Alzheimer's is still not well understood.

Immune cells in young brains may affect sexual behaviour in adults, finds study
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Immune cells in young brains may affect sexual behaviour in adults, finds study

Taking antihistamines or pain relievers during pregnancy may also affect development, the study finds

No two people, including identical twins, share common brain anatomy: Study
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No two people, including identical twins, share common brain anatomy: Study

Like fingerprints are unique in every individual, so is the central switchboard inside our heads.

Being Einstien in VR could give one's self-esteem a boost
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Being Einstien in VR could give one's self-esteem a boost

Following the VR "Einstein" experience, participants were also less likely to unconsciously stereotype older people

Researchers develop a machine learning algorithm to tell you how smart you are
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Researchers develop a machine learning algorithm to tell you how smart you are

The study showed that the new computing tool can predict a person's intelligence.

Scientists have identified the brain region which helps you change voice pitch
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Scientists have identified the brain region which helps you change voice pitch

Activation of neurons in the dorsal laryngeal motor cortex is linked with changes in voice pitch.

Gene editing in the brain helps reduce symptoms of autism spectrum disorders
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Gene editing in the brain helps reduce symptoms of autism spectrum disorders

It is the first team to successfully edit causal gene for autism in the brain and diminish symptoms.

Scientists discover 'smart genes' that also pose as a risk factor for depression
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Scientists discover 'smart genes' that also pose as a risk factor for depression

Our brain has distinct genetic genes clusters responsible for the effects of depression and worry.

Brain region associated with decision making also determines consciousness: Study
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Brain region associated with decision making also determines consciousness: Study

The study, conducted on rats, provided evidence that the prefrontal cortex has a switchboard-like relationship with other areas of the brain