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MIT Researcher Explains Why New Year's Resolutions Don't Always Stick
Evidence in the brain was found for why it's so hard to make and break habits.

Date: 13 Jul 2006, Rating: not rated

Where The Brain Organizes Actions
Researchers have discovered that Broca's area in the brain, best known as the region that evolved to manage speech production, is a major "executive" center in the brain for organizing hierarchies of behaviors.

Date: 13 Jul 2006, Rating: 8.71

Erotic Images Elicit Strong Response From Brain
A new study suggests the brain is quickly turned on and "tuned in" when a person views erotic images.

Date: 13 Jul 2006, Rating: 6.90

Brain Region Linked To Fly Slumber
Researchers have pinpointed a brain area in flies that is crucial to sleep, raising interesting speculation over the purpose of sleep and its possible link with learning and memory

Date: 13 Jul 2006, Rating: not rated

Researcher Show How False Memories Are Formed
False memories are the controversial subject of hotly contested arguments about the validity of repressed memories that can surface years after a traumatic event and about the credibility of eyewitness accounts in criminal trials.

Date: 13 Jul 2006, Rating: 5.00

How memories build during sleep
Evidence is growing that the brain uses sleep time to consolidate memories acquired during the day.

Date: 13 Jul 2006, Rating: 6.86

Memories Light Up The Corners Of Our Minds
Memories do indeed light up the corners of our mind, just as the songwriter said. Evidence for this notion comes from studies using magnetic resonance imaging to examine the living human brain.

Date: 13 Jul 2006, Rating: 2.00

New Research Promising For Improving Brain Cell Survival After Brain Injury
Scientists have found a protein in the brain that can save neurons from dying after experiencing traumatic brain injury from incidents such as stroke, car accidents and falls.

Date: 13 Jul 2006, Rating: 4.33

Musical Training During Childhood May Influence Regional Brain Growth
Research has revealed significant differences in the gray matter distribution between professional musicians trained at an early age and non-musicians...

Date: 13 Jul 2006, Rating: not rated

Practice Builds Brain Connections For Babies Learning Language, How To Speak
Measuring the magnetic field generated by the activation of neurons in the brain, researchers tracked a link between the listening and speaking areas of the brain in newborn, 6-month-old and one-year-old infants, before infants can speak.

Date: 13 Jul 2006, Rating: not rated

Nervous System
Nervous System

Date: 2 Jun 2006, Rating: 6.41