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Olympic track athletes turn to neuroscience wearable for Rio prep

ITBusiness.ca - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Rio-bound Olympians are finishing final preparations for the upcoming summer games, and for a select few athletes, that means tuning in with a new style of wearable.

The neuroscience of “cool”

Quartz - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Steven Quartz and Anette Asp, neuroscience researchers at the California Institute of Technology, have run fMRI studies on the brains of people looking at items that a separate group identified as “cool” or “uncool.
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A New Map of the Brain Redraws the Boundaries of Neuroscience

WIRED - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
That hasn't stopped neuroscientists from trying. Just like regular maps, brain maps are useful points of reference. Scientists use them to agree on what they're studying in the first place, say, by pointing to something called the “anterior cingulate ...

When design meets neuroscience

The Verge - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
In an effort to engage a wider audience in important scientific research, Neurotransmission: a design exhibit celebrating neuroscience opened Wednesday night at the Pratt Design Gallery. The project is the result of Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya's ...

Beebe Healthcare joins the Jefferson Neuroscience Network

Beebe Healthcare News - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
As Beebe Healthcare continues to improve the quality of stroke care with excellent outcomes and measures, the Stroke Team is happy to announce a new relationship with Thomas Jefferson's Neuroscience Network. Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals in ...

A Unique Interdisciplinary Opportunity in Neuroscience

Penn Current - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
On the first day of class, after introductions but before much else, Martha Farah gives students in her graduate-level “Foundations of Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience” an exam. The expected murmurs and protestations ripple through the ...

How neuroscience can help us understand — and address — police racial profiling

Salon - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
The deliberate murders of white police officers in Baton Rouge and Dallas are terrible acts of lawless revenge for earlier shootings of apparently innocent black people during routine interactions with police officers, such as Philando Castile in ...

NeuroBreak: New NIA Neuroscience Head

MedPage Today - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Eliezer Masliah, MD, has been tapped to lead the National Institute on Aging's division of neuroscience. Most recently, he was head of the University of California San Diego's Experimental Neuropathology Laboratory, where he investigated synaptic ...

Stunning New Map of the Brain Shakes Up Neuroscience

Big Think (blog) - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
It is hard to overestimate the importance of the brain. This organ determines who we are, what we do with our bodies, and controls pretty much everything that we find valuable about the human experience.
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The Neuroscience Behind Paying For Music Online

Vocativ - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
In 2007, Radiohead released its first album in four years—and more or less gave it away for free. The English rock band encouraged fans to download a digital copy of the new album on their website and then asked them to pay whatever they felt the ...

Halo Neuroscience is the Winner of the Google Global Tech Innovation for Sports Competition

SportTechie - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The winner - “Halo Neuroscience”, was founded by a team of doctors, neuroscientists, engineers, and designers on 2013.

Emotional Intelligence and Neuroscience: The Legal Profession Catches Up

Connecticut Law Tribune - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Some time ago I wrote about the concept of emotional intelligence and how important it is in mediation. As I pointed out, emotional intelligence involves the ability to monitor one's feelings as well as the emotions and feelings of others, to ...

The Psychologist: Neuroscience debated at the IoE

The British Psychological Society - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
This conference celebrated 20 years of groundbreaking research at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and also brought the future of cognitive neuroscience to the public with 15-minute engaging and accessible talks by 12 speakers and four panelists.

Federation of European Neuroscience Societies

Speaking of Research - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
On July 4, 2016, at the 10th meeting of the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS), a Special Interest event took place focused on the critical need for communicating effectively to the public, to the scientific community, and to ...

Inside Lilly's 2Q16 Estimates for Its Neuroscience Franchise

Market Realist - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Eli Lilly and Company's (LLY) Human Pharmaceutical segment contributes ~84.5% of the company's total revenues. The segment deals with different therapeutic areas including endocrine, neuroscience, oncology, cardiovascular, and other. This segment ...

Measuring entropy in functional neuroscience: pathophysiological and clinical applications

Dove Medical Press - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Abstract: A biological system obtains information, reacts to stimuli, and modifies its behavior to adapt to the environment via complex control systems.

Channel 4 launches PhD in TV, ad viewing neuroscience

Telecompaper (subscription) - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
UK broadcaster Channel 4 has partnered with Durham University's Psychology Department to launch a new Ph.D programme relating to the cognitive neuroscience of televisual and advertising experience. Starting in October 2016, the 3-year studentship will ...

Pool of Thought

New York Times - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
THERE is no drug - recreational or prescription - capable of inducing the tranquil euphoria brought on by swimming. I do all my best thinking in the pool, whether I'm trying to figure out how to treat a patient's complicated ailment or write a paper ...

Medanta launches O-ARM enabled SpineSuite to strengthen neuroscience field

pharmabiz.com - ‎13 hours ago‎
In its constant endeavour to bring the latest and the most cutting-edge technology for the benefit of patients, Medanta recently launched the SpineSuite with O-ARM system.

City Lights: Atlanta's Olympic Bid And Neuroscience

WABE 90.1 FM - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Several thousand people celebrate in the early morning of Sept. 18, 1990, at Underground Atlanta after the site selection announcement for the 1996 Summer Olympics.
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