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August 27, 2016

June 10, 2016 — Researchers have developed a novel robot microscope system that automatically tracks a freely moving small animal and manipulates its brain activity with 'projection ... read more

Teaching Computers to Understand Human Languages

May 6, 2016 — A set of algorithms has been developed that will help teach computers to process and understand human languages. The algorithms will enable a computer to act in much the same way as a human would ... read more

Consumers Reveal Barriers to Brain-Training App-Iness

Apr. 27, 2016 — The preconceptions and concerns of young US consumers about brain-training smartphone apps are examined in a new scientific study. The work investigated why consumers decide to download these apps, ... read more

Apr. 21, 2016 — Neuroscientists discover brain processes which lead to the concept of “zero” on the number ... read more

Apr. 13, 2016 — Online computer games allow gamers to solve a class of problems in quantum physics that cannot be easily solved by algorithms alone. Citizen science games have already proved successful in advancing ... read more

Mar. 14, 2016 — Thanks to the electrodes system a stable signal is obtained, which allows precise control like handling an egg without breaking. It also provides sensations as if it were a real ... read more

New Learning Procedure for Neural Networks

Mar. 10, 2016 — Rustling leaves, a creaking branch: To a mouse, these sensory impressions may at first seem harmless -- but not if a cat suddenly bursts out of the bush. If so, they were clues of impending ... read more

Mar. 10, 2016 — We do not merely recognize objects -- our brain is so good at this task that we can automatically supply the concept of a cup when shown a photo of a curved handle or identify a face from just an ear ... read more

Mar. 8, 2016 — An amputee feels rough or smooth textures in real-time -- in his phantom hand -- using an artificial fingertip connected to nerves in the arm. The advancement will accelerate the development of touch ... read more

Mar. 8, 2016 — Playing 'brain-training' video games may help improve some cognitive abilities of people with multiple sclerosis by strengthening neural connections in an important part of their brains, ... read more

Talk About Yourself on Social Media?

Mar. 7, 2016 — A network of brain regions involved in self-disclosure on Facebook has been determined by a team of researchers. In the first study to examine the intrinsic functional connectivity of the brain in ... read more

Mar. 3, 2016 — Neuroscientists have developed a brain-machine interface (BMI) that allows primates to use only their thoughts to navigate a robotic ... read more

Feb. 25, 2016 — PyramidalExplorer, a free distributed software toolkit, has been developed to allow researchers to study the organization of the pyramidal neuron in ... read more

Can Gaming Mend Damaged Brains?

Feb. 24, 2016 — First person shooter computer games, such as Medal of Honor, can help rehabilitate patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries, suggests new ... read more

Robotic Exoskelton AIDS in Post-Stroke Motor Skill Rehabilitaion

Feb. 18, 2016 — Motor skill training using a robotic arm exoskeleton may be beneficial to people suffering from post-stroke weakness affecting an entire side of their body, according to new ... read more

Computerized Rehab Aids Those Suffering from Brain Injuries

Feb. 10, 2016 — Computerized cognitive rehabilitation (a program to help brain-injured or otherwise cognitively impaired individuals to restore normal functioning) can improve attention and executive functioning in ... read more

Jan. 11, 2016 — If you think computers are quickly approaching true human communication, think again. Computers like Siri often get confused because they judge meaning by looking at a word's statistical ... read more

Jan. 4, 2016 — Our choices seem to be freer than previously thought. Using computer-based brain experiments, researchers studied the decision-making processes involved in voluntary movements. The question was: Is ... read more

Grid Cells: Reading the Neural Code for Space

Dec. 18, 2015 — The cognitive map for spatial navigation is thought to rely on grid cells. Scientists ahave now put forward a mathematical theory that explains key grid-cell features and how these give rise to a ... read more

Using Network Science to Help Pinpoint Source of Seizures

Dec. 17, 2015 — The ability to reliably pinpoint the anatomical source of epileptic seizures, different for each patient, remains elusive. New research looks at networks of electrical activity in the brain just ... read more

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