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Sensing Signals in Paralyzed Muscles Researchers explore the use of myoelectric signals to detect intended hand gestures in patients with tetraplegia. #neurotech  #neuroscience  #science 

“Self-healing codes: How stable neural populations can track continually reconfiguring neural representations” by Michael E. Rule et al. PNAS

Couples who share positive experiences marked with humor and affection, and whose heart rates sync up, enjoy better health outcomes and live longer than couples who are more quarrelsome. #psychology  #neuroscience  #science 

Highly Accurate Tool for the Detection of Autism as Early as 12 Months of Age The SACS-R detection tool is extremely accurate at detecting autism in young children, a new study reports. #autism  #neuroscience  #science 

“Diagnostic Accuracy of the Revised and Preschool Versions of the Social Attention and Communication Surveillance Tool to Identify Early Autism in Young Children” by Josephine Barbaro et al. JAMA Network Open

Men and Women Process Pain Signals Differently - Spinal cord neurons process pain differently in men and women, a new study reveals. #pain  #neuroscience  #science 

Fecal Transplants Reverse Hallmarks of Aging Transplanting fecal microbiota from young mice to older mice reversed hallmark signs of aging in the gut, brains, and eyes. #aging  #neuroscience  #science 

How Sleep Helps to Process Emotions Study sheds light on how the brain processes emotions during dream sleep by consolidating positive emotions while dampening the consolidation of negative emotions. #sleep  #emotion  #neuroscience  #science 

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Low-intensity exercise triggers brain networks associated with cognitive control and attention processing, while high-intensity exercise activates networks involved in emotional processing.

“Everyone thinks you need to ‘practice, practice, practice’ when learning something new. Instead, we found that resting, early and often, may be just as critical to learning as practice.”- Leonardo G. Cohen, MD, PhD#neuroscience  #learning 

Children Use Both Brain Hemispheres to Understand Language, Unlike Adults Unlike adults, infants and young children use both hemispheres of their brain to process language. #language  #neuroscience  #science 

What Happens in the Brain When People Make Music Together? A new study reveals what goes on in the brain when a person embarks on a musical collaboration project. #music  #neuroscience  #psychology  #science 

Due to the COVID-19 virus, chronic stress is on the rise worldwide. Researchers examine the general and psychological health implications of chronic stress and suggest some methods we can adopt to keep our stress levels in check. #neuroscience  #science 

A clinically proven drug known to block an enzyme essential for the viral entry of #Coronavirus  into the lungs blocks the COVID 19 (SARS-CoV-2) infection. The drug, Camostat mesilate, is a drug approved in Japan to treat pancreatic inflammation.

Alzheimer's: How does the brain change over the course of the disease? By analysing over 4,000 MRI scans of brains using volBrain platform, scientists reveal early atrophy of amygdala & hippocampus at age 40 in patients w/ Alzheimer’s.

What Happens in Our Brain When We Die? A new study reveals brain oscillations associated with memory retrieval alter in the moments before death, suggesting the brain may replay significant life events just before we die. #death  #neuroscience  #science 

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