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February 22, 2017

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February 22, 2017

A Problem Shared Can Be a Problem Doubled

Feb. 22, 2017 — Customers perceive one and the same service problem very differently, depending on whether they are affected as individuals or in a group, investigators have found. Service failures that affect a ... read more

Body and Brain Timing Can Be Trained

Feb. 20, 2017 — Good timing is vital in many situations of daily life, but is rarely something we consider. In a new dissertation, a researcher shows that our ability for timing is something that can be trained and ... read more

Brain Damage Is Not Always Damaging

Feb. 9, 2017 — Strokes are usually, but not always, debilitating. This case report documents the extraordinary resilience of a woman in Argentina who endured multiple strokes. Despite these traumas her daily ... read more

Words Can Sound 'Round' or 'Sharp' Without Us Realizing It

Feb. 9, 2017 — Our tendency to match specific sounds with specific shapes, even abstract shapes, is so fundamental that it guides perception before we are consciously aware of it, according to new ... read more

Feb. 9, 2017 — Noradrenaline is a neuromodulator secreted in the brain depending on behavioral context and physiological states of animal, influencing a wide range of physiological functions by modulating brain ... read more

Zapping Between Channels in the Retina

Feb. 8, 2017 — Visual information is processed long before it reaches the brain. As early as in the retina, numerous types of cells are responsible for decomposing images into their diverse components, and for ... read more

Why There Is Sometimes Permanent Vision Loss After Head Injury

Feb. 8, 2017 — Research has shed new light on what causes the permanent vision loss sometimes seen in the wake of a head injury, report ... read more

Why We Underestimate Time When We're Having Fun on Facebook

Feb. 7, 2017 — Updating your Facebook status can be a fun way to while away the hours -- but now it seems it really is making us lose track of time as we do ... read more

How Does the Brain Make Perceptual Predictions Over Time? There's a Theory for That

Feb. 6, 2017 — A neuroscientist offers a new framework to explain how the brain makes predictions. He outlines how “prediction” may be a general principle of cortical function—along with the ... read more

Feb. 6, 2017 — Researchers reveal new information about mirror-touch synesthesia based on one of the largest studies of its ... read more

Feb. 6, 2017 — In the summer of 2015, a team of scientists eported restoring rudimentary hearing in genetically deaf mice using gene therapy. Now the research team reports restoring a much higher level of hearing ... read more

Feb. 6, 2017 — Sign language users have better reaction times and peripheral vision, report researchers. A new study showed that deaf adults have the best peripheral vision and reaction times comparing to hearing ... read more

Feb. 3, 2017 — A study explored how empathy and other psychological factors affect people's assessments of the facial images of dogs and ... read more

New Research Paints a Merciless Picture of Life as a Deaf-Blind Person

Feb. 3, 2017 — It is like being in a dirty glass jar, unable to reach out and with acquaintances passing by without saying hello. New research paints a merciless picture of life with acquired ... read more

Wired for Sound: Enraging Noises Caused by Brain Connection Overdrive

Feb. 3, 2017 — While many of us may find the sounds of chewing or breathing off-putting, for some they're unbearable -- and new research has shown their brains are going into ... read more

Feb. 2, 2017 — A research team has used an innovative neuroimaging tool to interrogate the complex brain networks and ... read more

Feb. 1, 2017 — Scientists have developed an artificially intelligent, wearable system that can predict if a conversation is happy, sad, or neutral based on a person's speech patterns and vitals. Coupled with ... read more

Jan. 31, 2017 — An overload of neural connections typically observed in autistic brains begins early in mammalian development, when key neurons in the brain region known as the cerebral cortex begin to form their ... read more

Jan. 26, 2017 — Babies born prematurely don't use their expectations about the world to shape their brains as babies born at full term do, important evidence that this neural process is important to ... read more

Jan. 26, 2017 — We all have particular experiences or particular things -- a favorite song, for example -- that mean much more to us than others. Now, researchers who've studied how perceptions of meaning ... read more

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