Neuroscience

11.29.16
Religion and gambling have the same effect on your brain
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Religion and gambling have the same effect on your brain

A new study from the University of Utah finds spiritual euphoria is partly a Pavlovian response.

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10.11.16
Duke hopes HoloLens will assist with tricky brain surgeries
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Duke hopes HoloLens will assist with tricky brain surgeries

The augmented reality headset guides doctors when CT scans and markers won't cut it.

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01.29.16
Scientists predict human thought in real time, nearly every time
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Scientists predict human thought in real time, nearly every time

Researchers at the University of Washington tracked perception at the speed of thought.

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12.05.15
ICYMI: Reading a fly's mind, real Minecraft phone and more
12.05.15

ICYMI: Reading a fly's mind, real Minecraft phone and more

Big surprise: Fruit flies are happy to colonize your bananas

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11.17.15
LED implants could ease your pain
11.17.15

LED implants could ease your pain

You may one day turn off your pain by turning on tiny lights in your skin.

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10.21.15
Simulated brain cells give robot instinctive navigation skills
10.21.15

Simulated brain cells give robot instinctive navigation skills

Now robots can be taught to find their way home.

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10.14.15
Lasers help prove parts of the brain 'sleep' while you're awake
10.14.15

Lasers help prove parts of the brain 'sleep' while you're awake

Using 'optogenetics,' an MIT team stimulated part of a mouse's brain, making it as drowsy as an MIT student.

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