Non-invasive brain stimulation techniques aimed at mental and neurological conditions include transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for depression, and transcranial direct current (electrical) stimulation (tDCS), shown to improve memory....
5/14/2013 3:20 PM EDT
Toward a Science of Consciousness – March 3-9, 2013. East West Views on Brain, Mind and Reality, Dayalbagh Educational Institute (DEI) Agra, INDIA.
2/1/2013 12:15 PM EST
Modern anesthesia is extremely safe. But as risks to heart, lungs and other organs have waned, another problem has emerged in the elderly: post-operative cognitive dysfunction. Mentally, some patients “just aren’t the same” for months or...
6/26/2012 2:00 PM EDT
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) steals memory and ruins lives. Despite near-daily reports of promising new therapies, AD remains unchecked. Now a new study reveals the mechanism by which AD may cause memory loss, suggesting new therapies.
3/26/2012 8:30 AM EDT
The 10th biennial interdisciplinary conference Toward a Science of Consciousness.
3/19/2012 9:00 AM EDT
Despite a century of research, memory encoding in the brain has remained mysterious. Neuronal synaptic connection strengths are involved, but synaptic components are short-lived while memories last lifetimes. This suggests synaptic information is...
3/9/2012 9:00 AM EST