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The Brain Learns Completely Differently Than We've Assumed Since the 20th Century

Based on experimental evidence physicists publish revolutionary new theory on brain learning that contradicts the most common assumption in neuroscience, will transform our understanding of brain function, and open new horizons for advanced deep...
20-Mar-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Following ISIS Captivity, Yazidi Women Suffering from High Percentage of C-PTSD

From what long-term psychological effects are Yazidi women suffering after being captured, raped, beaten, and locked away by ISIS? A comprehensive study led by Bar-Ilan University researchers has shown that a very high percentage of these women...
31-Jan-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

International Horizon 2020 Project “LAW-TRAIN" Represented at Two International Conferences

LAW-TRAIN has been successfully presented at Milipol Paris 2017 and CEPOL 2017.
30-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Bar-Ilan University Hosts Israel Model UN Conference

Approximately 250 students from 13 academic institutions throughout the country participated in the national conference of the Israel Model UN Association (IMUNA) hosted by Bar-Ilan University.
30-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Cutting the Cord is Easier Said than Done

Chances are there's someone in your life who causes a lot of tension and stress. Difficult relationships are common. They are also commonly difficult to evade. Who are these people and why can’t we just cut the cord? New research explores these...
30-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Bar-Ilan University and Hungary's Milton Friedman University Ink Academic Cooperation Agreement

Israel-Hungary bilateral cooperation will reach new heights following a cooperation agreement signed between Bar-Ilan University and the Milton Friedman University of Budapest.
30-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Physicists Negate Century-Old Assumption Regarding Neurons and Brain Activity

Neurons are the basic computational building blocks that compose our brain. According to the neuronal computational scheme used for over a century, each neuron functions as a centralized excitable element. Using new types of experiments on neuronal...
18-Dec-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Brain Researchers Gain Greater Understanding of How We Generate Internal Experiences

Our mental life is rich with an enormous number of internal experiences. We can vividly recall an episode from childhood as well as what we did just five minutes ago. We can imagine and plan in detail our next vacation. How does the brain achieve...
30-Nov-2017 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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