May 2012 Blog Posts (6)


I have a personal interest in the field of Neuromarketing and need some general information for my educational research project.. Please help me and fill in the short survey. Thanks a lot!…


Added by Armin Schnürer on May 24, 2012 at 1:09am — No Comments

Neuroscience 2012 travel grants available from R&D Systems.


For the first time, R&D Systems is supporting neuroscience researchers by awarding ten travel grants of $1,000 each to attend the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting in New Orleans. The application window opens May 14 and closes July 31, 2012.

Click here for more…


Added by Martin Ramsden on May 23, 2012 at 11:59am — 1 Comment

Expectation-based perception

The journal Nature reports that expectation of a sensory event can increase the speed and accuracy we perceive it […

Added by lee william robertson on May 18, 2012 at 8:04pm — 2 Comments

Scientists Show How a Gene Duplication Helped Our Brains Become 'Human'


A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute has shown that an extra copy of a brain-development gene, which appeared in our ancestors' genomes about 2.4 million years ago, allowed maturing neurons to migrate farther and develop more connections.

What genetic changes account for the vast behavioral differences between humans and other primates? Researchers so far…


Added by Alireza Sibaei on May 5, 2012 at 5:35am — No Comments

Sensory integration

This garden universe vibrates complete. Some we get a sound so sweet. Vibrations reach on up to become light, and then thru gamma, out of sight. Between the eyes and ears there lay, the sounds of color and the light of a sigh.  ~   Moody Blues…

Added by lee william robertson on May 3, 2012 at 11:00pm — 2 Comments

The 2012 Brain-Art Competition

In order order to recognize the beauty and creativity of artistic renderings emerging from the neuroimaging community, we are launching the second annual Brain-Art Competition.

Countless hours are devoted to creation of informative visualizations for communicating neuroscientific findings. This competition once again aims to recognize the artistic creativity of our community that often goes underappreciated in the publication process.

We are inviting…


Added by Carlos Guerrero-Mosquera on May 3, 2012 at 1:01pm — No Comments

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