Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Dec. 16, 2015) Eye movements and brain activity may be the key to diagnosing Alzheimer's disease earlier and more accurately, according to research led by Chilean neurologists. Roselle Chen reports.
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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Apr. 20, 2016) A technology that utilizes infrared cameras to track eye movements is capable of diagnosing a concussion in one minute, potentially of great use to those who hurt their head during contact sports. ... watch video
AP (Nov. 27, 2013) In a new study, patients paralyzed from the neck down may have gained more mobility and independence by flicking their tongues. Researchers created an experimental device that relies on tongue ... watch video
Reuters (Oct. 22, 2012) Researchers at Harvard have managed to take control of a worm's brain. After genetically engineering the microscopic worm to make its neurons sensitive to light, the scientists found they could ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Nov. 24, 2015) Biomedical engineers are developing a wearable technology capable of sensing the muscle movements used during sign language and translating them into English speech. Ben Gruber has more.
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Newsy (Apr. 3, 2014) A study has found most cereal box mascots make direct eye contact with shoppers. This increases brand loyalty and influences purchasing decisions.
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Deutsche Welle (Dec. 17, 2012) Danish social entrepreneur Thorkil Sonne set up an IT company called "Specialisterne" in 2004. It's a consulting company, that employs people with autism. Their difficulties are often accompanied by ... watch video
Oct. 24, 2016 Depression is generally considered to be a specific and consistent disorder characterized by a fixed set of symptoms and often treated with a combination of psychotherapy and ... read more
Oct. 24, 2016 It's no secret humans are social creatures with beliefs that are, literally, all over the map. What wasn't known was how those beliefs are influenced by our social interactions. Now sociologists have ... read more
Oct. 19, 2016 Neurobiological models of self-control usually focus on brain mechanisms involved in impulse control and emotion regulation. Recent research shows that the mechanism for overcoming egocentricity also ... read more
Mar. 18, 2015 Our opinions are affected by what our eyes are focusing on in the same instant we make moral decisions. Researchers have managed to influence people's responses to questions such as 'is ... read more
Jan. 21, 2014 Using a simple study of eye movements, scientists report evidence that people who are less patient tend to move their eyes with greater speed. The findings, the researchers say, suggest that the ... read more
July 26, 2012 New technology might allow people who have almost completely lost the ability to move their arms or legs to communicate freely, by using their eyes to write in cursive. The eye-writing technology ... read more
Nov. 9, 2011 The brain likes stereotypes -- at least for movements. Simple actions are most often performed in the same manner. A mathematical model explains why this is the case and could be used to generate ... read more