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Advertising companies mining consumers' raw emotion for information
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Advertising companies mining consumers' raw emotion for information

Sensors to measure perspiration or monitor brain activity, companies are mining consumers' raw emotions for information.

Playing video games causes neural changes similar to those seen in addictive disorders
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Playing video games causes neural changes similar to those seen in addictive disorders

Researchers looked at studies exploring brain regions associated with the reward system, and how these are related to video game addiction

Virtual reality capable of soothing pain
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Virtual reality capable of soothing pain

Virtual Reality (VR) technology can relieve the sensation of phantom limb pain by tricking the brain into thinking that it is still in control of a missing limb.

Games that get you to physically engage in the game play are good for brain health: Study
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Games that get you to physically engage in the game play are good for brain health: Study

Playing video games which get you moving are an effective way of boosting brain health as we age, according to a new European research.

Experiencing interpersonal abuse in early life may affect cognitive skills, says study
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Experiencing interpersonal abuse in early life may affect cognitive skills, says study

Experiencing interpersonal abuse before the age of 18 may affect the capacity to concentrate and stay focused during later life, a study has showed.

Researchers find that playing video games may help people cope with depression
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Researchers find that playing video games may help people cope with depression

Playing a specifically designed video game may help people cope with depression, especially if they receive text reminders to play, scientists including one of Indian origin have found.

Using 'satnav' results in switching off parts of the brain making navigation skills worse
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Using 'satnav' results in switching off parts of the brain making navigation skills worse

Scientists studying what satnavs do to the brain have found that people using them effectively switch off parts of the brain that would otherwise be utilised to simulate different routes and boost navigational skills.

Excessive alcohol use during adolescence may disrupt brain development: Study
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Excessive alcohol use during adolescence may disrupt brain development: Study

Excessive alcohol use during adolescence may disrupt the development of brain and increase the risk of substance use disorder later in life, a new study has warned.

Elderly care: Measuring brain activity may help predict risk of falls
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Elderly care: Measuring brain activity may help predict risk of falls

Measuring the level of brain activity in healthy older adults while they are walking can predict their risk of falling, suggests a study led by an Indian-origin scientist

Scientists use magnets to recover forgotten short term memories
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Scientists use magnets to recover forgotten short term memories

The study suggests a state of memory apart from the spotlight attention of active working memory.

Consciousness depends on the nerve cell communication patterns, not just active neurons in cortex
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Consciousness depends on the nerve cell communication patterns, not just active neurons in cortex

Consciousness depends upon the way nerve cells communicate and on the degree to which they manage to differ in terms of their activity patterns.

Brain disorders might be diagnosed early using Google Glass
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Brain disorders might be diagnosed early using Google Glass

Scientists have developed a diagnosis system based on virtual reality (VR) technology that may help in the early detection of various neuro-degenerative disorders including multiple sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson's disease.

Brain-based memory device for wearables developed by researchers
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Brain-based memory device for wearables developed by researchers

Researchers have developed a new memory device for wearable devices like smart watches or phones which is inspired by the neuron connections of the human brain.

Blue light can help your brain make difficult decisions faster
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Blue light can help your brain make difficult decisions faster

Exposure to blue light for a short period can help you make difficult decisions faster up to 40 minutes after the exposure had ended

Memory test along with brain scan can detect very early stage of Alzheimer's: study
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Memory test along with brain scan can detect very early stage of Alzheimer's: study

A long-term memory test combined with a brain scan could help in early diagnosis of people with Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.

Researchers discover brain's part that recognises human facial expressions
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Researchers discover brain's part that recognises human facial expressions

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have pinpointed the area of the brain responsible for recognising human facial expressions.

ID verification via 'brainprint' more accurate than fingerprint or retina
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ID verification via 'brainprint' more accurate than fingerprint or retina

brain biometrics are appealing because they cannot be stolen by malicious means the way a finger or retina can. The results suggest that brainwaves could soon be used by security systems to verify a person's identity with 100 percent accuracy.

Did you know brain transfers memories for long-term storage while we rest?
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Did you know brain transfers memories for long-term storage while we rest?

The memories that are formed in one part of the brain are replayed and transferred to another area for long-term storage, even while our bodies take rest.

A healthy heart is linked with better brain processing speed
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A healthy heart is linked with better brain processing speed

Having more ideal cardiovascular health is linked with better brain processing speed, according to a study.

Read this to know how our working memory functions
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Read this to know how our working memory functions

A new study finds that bursts of neural activity take place as the brain holds information in mind.