Posts Tagged 'brain'

Survivor Cagayan Hot Girl with a Grudge S28E01-02 (CBS)

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We’re back for another season of Survivor. This isn’t the first time that I’ve seen this on television, but it will be interesting to see what will happen and how long the tribes will stay distinct. There are three groups, brains, beauty and brawn.

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Test for Alzheimer’s May Be Undermining Drug Trials

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Flaws in a test used in clinical trials to assess patients could be undermining the search for a drug to treat Alzheimer’s.

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Brain Pacemaker Implanted to Treat Alzheimer’s

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In November, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine implanted a pacemaker-like device into the brain of a patient in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. This device provides deep brain stimulation and has been used in thousands of people with Parkinson’s disease. It is seen as a possible way of boosting memory and reversing cognitive decline.

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Why Older People Are More Susceptible to Fraud

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Researchers have discovered one of the reasons why it may seem like older people fall victim to financial fraud. Scientists have found out that the human ability to judge trustworthiness of people’s faces diminishes with age.

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Simulated Brain Performs Well at Simple Tasks

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The Semantic Pointer Architecture Unified Network (Spaun) was created by theoretical neuroscientists to simulate complex behavior from fewer neurons.

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Smoking Rots the Brain & Lowers Cognitive Performance

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A new study from researchers at King’s College in London indicates that smoking rots the brain by damaging memory, learning, and reasoning.

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Brain’s Reading Centers Are Culturally Universal No Matter What Language

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The brain scans of French and Mandarin native speakers have shown that people use the same areas in the brain for reading, no matter what language they are reading.

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