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Articles on Neurobiology, a branch of biology that studies the development, anatomy and function of the nervous system, with emphasis on how cells generate and control behavior

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That's Not My Hand! How The Brain Can Be Fooled Into Feeling A Fake Limb
Scientists have made the first recordings of the human brain's awareness of its own body, using the illusion of a strategically-placed rubber hand to trick the brain.

Date: 2 Mar 2008, Rating: 4.67

Antiaging research, DAF-16 protein and neurodegeneration
When prosecutors are trying to reveal an underground conspiracy, they usually start with the inferior perpetrators and gradually lead to the bosses.

Date: 6 Sep 2007, Rating: 7.67

Theory of Neuroscience
Neuroscience is the study of nervous system concerning biological basis of consciousness, perception, memory, and learning.

Date: 6 Sep 2007, Rating: 4.59

The long journey to a Systems Biology of neuronal function
Computational neurobiology was born over half a century ago, and has since been consistently at the forefront of modelling in biology.

Date: 6 Sep 2007, Rating: 7.00, 6 pages

Neurturin enhances the recovery of erectile function following bilateral cavernous nerve crush injury in the rat
The authors present the first in vivo report of the effects of neurturin upon the recovery of erectile function following bilateral cavernous nerve crush injury in the rat.

Date: 6 Sep 2007, Rating: 2.00, 9 pages

An overview of the sensory receptors regulating cough
The aim of this review is to provide an overview of current concepts relating to the sensory innervation to the mammalian airways, focusing particularly on the sensory receptors that regulate cough.

Date: 6 Sep 2007, Rating: 4.50, 6 pages

The decade of the brain: a brief review
This review summarises some of the major research achievements during the decade.

Date: 6 Sep 2007, Rating: 5.00, 3 pages

Computer game shows how brain responds to approaching threat
For the first time, a team of scientists, with the aid of a computer game, have found how the brain’s response to fear changes as a threat gets closer.

Date: 4 Sep 2007, Rating: 3.33

The Anatomy Of Sarcasm: Researchers Reveal How The Brain Handles This Complex Communication
New research details an "anatomy of sarcasm" that explains how the mind puts sharp-tongued words into context.

Date: 20 Sep 2006, Rating: 5.38

Scientists Discover Memory Molecule
News: Scientists discovered a molecular mechanism that maintains memories in the brain was recently discovered...

Date: 7 Sep 2006, Rating: 6.78

Enteric Nervous System
Discoveries about the Enteric Nervous System

Date: 2 Aug 2006, Rating: 3.71

Neurobiological Mechanisms of the Placebo Effect
The article discussed the mechanism of the placebo effect, a psychobiological phenomenon that can be attributable to different mechanisms, including expectation of clinical improvement and pavlovian conditioning.

Date: 14 Jul 2006, Rating: 5.90, 10 pages

Update on the Neurobiology of Alcohol Withdrawal Seizures
This review provides an overview of the current understanding of the cellular and molecular events that lead to alcohol withdrawal seizures.

Date: 14 Jul 2006, Rating: 6.64, 9 pages

Sex Differences Found In Proportions Of Gray And White Matter In The Brain: Links To Differences In Cognitive Performance Seen
Head size correlates statistically with intelligence, a not-widely known fact - greater cranial volumes are linked to higher intelligence.

Date: 13 Jul 2006, Rating: 2.00

Intelligence In Men And Women Is A Gray And White Matter
Men and women use different brain areas to achieve similar IQ results, UCI study finds...

Date: 13 Jul 2006, Rating: 6.75

Human Intelligence Determined By Volume And Location Of Gray Matter Tissue In Brain
General human intelligence appears to be based on the volume of gray matter tissue in certain regions of the brain, researchers found.

Date: 13 Jul 2006, Rating: 7.00

Human Brain Region Functions Like Digital Computer
A region of the human brain that scientists believe is critical to human intellectual abilities surprisingly functions much like a digital computer, according to psychology professor.

Date: 9 Oct 2006, Rating: 4.00

Bigger Brain Size Matters For Intellectual Ability
Brain size matters for intellectual ability and bigger is better, McMaster University researchers have found.

Date: 13 Jul 2006, Rating: not rated

VCU Study Shows Big-brained People Are Smarter
People with bigger brains are smarter than their smaller-brained counterparts, according to a study.

Date: 13 Jul 2006, Rating: 1.00

Differential activation of nerve fibers with magnetic stimulation in humans
Quantitative evidence for magnetically induced unidirectional action potentials in peripheral nerves of human subjects is reported.

Date: 2 Oct 2006, Rating: not rated, 9 pages