Friday, June 9, 2023

A new theory of consciousness

This theory could pave the way toward the development of conscious AI.

Fear and anxiety share the same bases in the brain

The findings could lead to better models of emotion and more effective interventions for anxiety and depression.

Flies perceive motion in static images the same way we do

Optical illusions explained in a fly’s eyes.

People with migraine headaches have a hyper-excitable visual cortex

Migraines are characterized as incapacitating and persistent headaches, often accompanied by an increased sensitivity to visual or other sensory stimuli. The specific reasons for...

How our brains remember things depends upon how we learn them

Oxford University researchers have discovered that learned knowledge is stored in different brain circuits depending on how we acquire it.

New technique to image individual proteins within synapses

Rapid imaging method could help reveal how conditions such as autism affect brain cells.

Forgetting requires more brain power than remembering

Memories are not static. They are dynamic constructions of the brain that regularly get updated, modified and reorganized through experience. The brain is constantly...

Scientists unveiled how the brain tracks objects in motion

Getting a bouncing ball or hitting a ball with a racket requires accessing when the ball will arrive. Neuroscientists have long believed that the...

Neuroscientists Construct First Whole Brain Map

Acquiring data from almost 300 neurosurgical patients who have implanted electrodes directly on the brain, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have constructed the first...

Women are Kinder and Less Selfish, Scientists Suggests

Women appear different from men in terms of mental attitude. They have greater tenderness and less selfish behavior. This is a natural stereotype in...

Simplifying Brain-Imaging Data to Foster More Transparency, Discoveries

Neuroscience research has made mind-boggling strides toward uncovering the inward workings of our brains. And it's due to technological advances that make brain-imaging data research...

Wireless Cyborg Eyes for the Blind

Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an inherited, degenerative eye disease that causes a breakdown and loss of cells in the retina....

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