All Blog Posts Tagged 'neuroscience' (12)

Springer Neuroscience Articles With Impact: live broadcast

In case you missed the live broadcast of the end of our December countdown - Articles with Impact: our #Neurostars winners!

Have a look and let us know if you have any…

Added by Martijn Roelandse on January 24, 2013 at 4:54am — No Comments

The role of prediction in social neuroscience (FREE ARTICLE DOWNLOAD)

Research has shown that the brain is constantly making predictions about future events. Theories of prediction in perception, action and learning suggest that the brain serves to reduce the discrepancies between expectation and actual experience, i.e., by reducing the prediction error.…


Added by Elliot Clayton Brown on July 25, 2012 at 7:57pm — No Comments

Call for Papers: Brain Sciences Journal

You are graciously invited to submit a manuscript to the Brain Sciences Journal (BSJ), the official journal of the Brain Sciences Foundation. This brand new publication aims to offer an innovative platform for interdisciplinary exchange of research in the cognitive sciences. The submission invitation is described in detail below.…

Added by Brain Sciences Foundation on July 13, 2012 at 6:17pm — No Comments

Pain and Itch

Neuroscience Bulletin, the official publication of Chinese Neuroscience Society, has just published a special issue on Pain and Itch (Volume 28, Number 2 / April 2012). This special issue provides a timely focus on recent progress in our understanding of the mechanisms of pain and itch. We hope this issue will provoke new studies that provide a better understanding of the mechanisms underlying pain and itch, eventually leading to more effective treatments of devastating chronic pain and itch…


Added by Martijn Roelandse on April 23, 2012 at 7:32am — No Comments

Hodgkin Huxley simulator for iPhone and iPad

I would like to draw your attention to a new brain cell simulator for iPhone and iPad. It's a great way to introduce passive models and Hodgkin-Huxley models in class, demonstrate at a meeting or run simulations on the go.

Check it out at:

Added by Gillian Queisser on March 2, 2012 at 5:18am — No Comments

Correct use of the eye tracker in ERP,MEG and fMRI experiments?Please advice...

I would like ideas and what not to do or mistakes to avoid when doing eye tracking experiments during ERP or FMRI or MEG experiments?Your experiences will make a inexperience person wiser.We use the SMi equipment.
Prof Jafri

Added by Professor Jafri Malin Abdullah on July 2, 2010 at 10:43pm — No Comments

Parkinsonian emotion recognition impairment better accounted for by sleep deprivation

The New York Times recently covered a paper by Grey and Tickle-Degnen, published in the journal Neuropsychology, finding that people with… Continue

Added by William Lu on March 18, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

How looking away prevents pedestrian collisions

One day a friend and I were briskly strolling along a mall corridor, engaged in conversation, until something quite hilarious happened. A burly gentleman was quickly approaching my friend's direct… Continue

Added by William Lu on March 1, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

The power of prediction reduces activation in the primary visual cortex

Prediction is an invaluable skill for navigating through complex environments. Somehow the brain generates predictions about perceptual inputs it's likely to receive using contextual information from recent memory. Statistical regularities are learned (e.g. movement… Continue

Added by William Lu on February 25, 2010 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Can distractions really enhance motor performance?

Texting while driving seems to score pretty high up there on the "I really shouldn't be doing this right now" list. A recent… Continue

Added by William Lu on January 21, 2010 at 12:58am — No Comments

Can modern day gadgets help combat prejudice?

Prejudice...we've all experienced it at one point or another. Defined as a preconceived belief, opinion, or judgment toward a group or person because of race, social class, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, etc., it also means a priori beliefs that include any unreasonable attitude that is unusually resistant to rational influence. It's been the cause of countless… Continue

Added by William Lu on December 22, 2009 at 11:00pm — No Comments

I've been endlessly scoring digit-symbol coding protocols (fun...), a subtest of the WAIS-IV, for the past few weeks at my new neuropsych externship so the following article seems particularly releva…

I've been endlessly scoring digit-symbol coding protocols (fun...), a subtest of the WAIS-IV, for the past few weeks at my new neuropsych externship so the following article seems particularly relevant. In a recent study by… Continue

Added by William Lu on October 6, 2009 at 12:30am — No Comments

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