Slashdot Items Tagged "brain"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @02:11AM New Study Shows Marijuana Users Have Low Blood Flow To the Brain
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @07:25PM Religious Experiences Have Similar Effect On Brain As Taking Drugs, Study Finds
Monday November 21, 2016 @07:29PM US Dementia Rates Drop 24%, New Study Finds
Friday November 11, 2016 @09:35PM A Computer Program Has Ranked the Most Influential Brain Scientists of the Modern Era
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @06:28PM Brain Implants Allow Paralyzed Monkeys To Walk
Friday October 28, 2016 @12:45AM First-Ever Dinosaur Brain Tissue Found Preserved In a Pebble
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @12:22AM 'Space Brain': Mars Explorers May Risk Neural Damage, Study Finds
Saturday September 03, 2016 @01:05AM Brain-Zapping Gadgets Need Regulation, Say Scientists
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @10:31PM Startup Aims To Commercialize a Brain Implant To Improve Memory
Thursday August 04, 2016 @06:25PM Brains of Overweight People Look Ten Years Older Than Those of Lean Peers, Says Report
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @07:04PM IBM Creates World's First Artificial Phase-Change Neurons
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @07:31PM Neuroscientists Have Isolated The Part Of The Brain That Controls Free Will
Sunday July 03, 2016 @11:28AM Multitasking Drains Your Brain's Energy Reserves, Researchers Say
Monday June 27, 2016 @02:50PM Google Launches 'Project Bloks' Toys To Teach Kids To Code
Friday June 03, 2016 @03:28PM Wheelchair-Bound Stroke Victim Walks Again After 'Unprecedented' Stem Cell Trial At Stanford
Friday May 06, 2016 @06:42PM Facebook Exec's New Startup 'Open Water' Targets Wearable Brain Imaging
Friday May 06, 2016 @05:59PM Cellphones Do Not Cause Brain Cancer, Says 29-Year Study
Friday May 06, 2016 @02:51PM Scientists Reveal How We Can Forget On Purpose
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @12:42PM Biotech Company To Attempt Revitalizing Nervous Systems of Brain-Dead Patients
Friday April 29, 2016 @09:22AM Doctor Ready to Perform First Human Head Transplant
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @11:48AM Researchers Can Identify You By Your Brain Waves With 100% Accuracy
Wednesday April 06, 2016 @05:29PM Mapping The Brain To Build Better Machines
Saturday March 26, 2016 @11:29PM How To Solve VR Simulation Sickness: Strap People Into Rollercoasters
Saturday March 26, 2016 @10:54PM Tribeca Film Festival, Robert De Niro Pull Anti-Vaccination Film
Saturday March 26, 2016 @08:11AM Heavy Social Media Users Trapped In Endless Cycle of Depression
Friday March 25, 2016 @10:26AM Brain Implant Can Automatically Adjust Dopamine Levels
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @06:48PM Researchers Propose Neural Network To Assess Your State of Mind From Your Voice
Sunday March 20, 2016 @06:20PM Autism Associated With Shorter Lifespan, According To UK Charity Study
Sunday March 20, 2016 @12:18PM Scientists Say Smart People Are Better Off With Fewer Friends
Friday March 18, 2016 @06:12PM Neural Mechanisms In Mouse Brains Indicate We Actively Forget As We Learn
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @10:00AM How 'Assassin's Creed' Or 'Fallout 4' Might Help Make AI Smarter
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @04:27AM Google's AlphaGo AI Beats Lee Se-dol Again, Wins Go Series 4-1
Sunday March 13, 2016 @08:46AM GNU Project Introduces Gneural Network AI Package
Sunday March 13, 2016 @05:02AM Go Champion Lee Se-dol Beats Google's DeepMind AI For First Time
Saturday March 12, 2016 @10:20AM Alpha Go Takes the Match, 3-0
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @02:54PM How Sliced Meat May Have Driven Human Evolution
Monday March 07, 2016 @06:19PM U.S. Military Spending Millions To Make Cyborgs A Reality
Monday February 29, 2016 @09:48AM Pentagon Research Could Make 'Brain Modem' A Reality
Monday February 29, 2016 @08:44AM Mercedes-Benz Swaps Robots For People On Assembly Lines
Friday February 19, 2016 @01:02PM Neuroscientists Detail How Humans Are Able To Hurt Others When Given Orders
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @10:28PM Why Winners Become Cheaters
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @10:28PM Study Finds You Can Grow Brain Cells Through Exercise
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @02:09PM Low-Cost EEG Head-Sets Promise Virtual Reality Feedback Loops
Monday January 25, 2016 @01:08AM Chronic Stress Could Lead To Depression and Dementia, Scientists Warn
Saturday January 23, 2016 @09:02AM Psychic Dogs and Enlisted Men: the Military's Research Into ESP
Thursday January 21, 2016 @11:00AM Twins Study Finds No Evidence That Marijuana Lowers IQ In Teens
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @08:36AM Sensors Slip Into the Brain, Then Dissolve When Their Job Is Done
Sunday January 10, 2016 @05:52PM How To Talk About Mental Illness Online?
Saturday December 26, 2015 @11:48AM Star Wars Fans and Video Game Geeks 'More Likely To Be Narcissists,' Study Finds
Monday December 21, 2015 @05:24PM Games Involving Candy Stimulate Kids' Appetites
Friday December 04, 2015 @09:06PM Take a Visual Tour of CyberKnife Radiosurgery
Sunday November 15, 2015 @05:20PM Averaging Inanimate Objects Together Produces a Very Human Face
Sunday November 15, 2015 @04:51PM Experimental Drug Targeting Alzheimer's Disease Shows Anti-Aging Effects
Saturday November 14, 2015 @01:22PM Neurons Can Be Changed From One Type To Another, Communication Paths Rewired
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @01:02PM Symbolic vs. Mnemonic Relational Operators: Is "GT" Greater Than ">"?
Thursday November 05, 2015 @07:52AM Dungeons & Dragons and the Ethics of Imaginary Violence
Friday October 30, 2015 @05:29PM Google Wants To Monitor Your Mental Health
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @10:28AM Will You Ever Be Able To Upload Your Brain?
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @08:44AM Ion-Based Data Allows Atom-Sized Storage Cells Similar To Brain Structure
Thursday October 08, 2015 @11:27AM DARPA Jolts the Nervous System With Electricity, Lasers, Sound Waves, and Magnets
Thursday October 08, 2015 @11:16AM Endocannabinoids Contribute To Runner's High
Thursday October 01, 2015 @08:39AM Dormant Virus Wakes Up In Some Patients With Lou Gehrig's Disease
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @09:19AM ALS Patients Use a Brain Implant To Type 6 Words Per Minute
Saturday September 26, 2015 @08:27AM Brain-Controlled (Inflatable) Shark Attack
Saturday September 19, 2015 @11:36PM Image Doctoring Is Tough To Spot, Even When We're Looking For It
Friday September 18, 2015 @07:01PM The Ethical Issues Surrounding OSU's Lab-Grown Brains
Friday September 11, 2015 @10:18AM Scientists Propose App That Detects Emotions Based On Walking Style
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @10:00AM Another Neurodegenerative Disease Linked To a Prion
Sunday August 30, 2015 @03:45PM Neurologist and Author Oliver Sacks Dead at 82
Friday August 14, 2015 @08:44PM Spoken Language Could Tap Into "Universal Code"
Thursday July 09, 2015 @04:18PM An Organic Computer Using Four Wired-Together Rat Brains
Thursday July 09, 2015 @07:37AM Robot Performs Prostate Surgery Inside an MRI
Sunday June 28, 2015 @12:57PM WSJ Overstates the Case Of the Testy A.I.
Friday June 19, 2015 @11:06PM 'Brain-to-Text' Interface Types Thoughts of Epileptic Patients
Friday June 19, 2015 @05:41PM Triggering a Mouse's Happy Memories With Lasers Gives It the Will To Struggle On
Thursday May 14, 2015 @02:05PM What Happens To Our Musical Taste As We Age?
Sunday April 19, 2015 @06:56PM New Nudge Technology Prods You To Take Action
Saturday April 18, 2015 @10:21AM Can High Intelligence Be a Burden Rather Than a Boon?
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @08:38AM Acetaminophen Reduces Both Pain and Pleasure, Study Finds
Friday April 10, 2015 @09:53PM Being Overweight Reduces Dementia Risk
Saturday March 21, 2015 @05:15PM MRIs Show Our Brains Shutting Down When We See Security Prompts
Saturday March 21, 2015 @02:47PM New Alzheimer's Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function For Mice
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @09:12PM Speaking a Second Language May Change How You See the World
Friday February 27, 2015 @09:33PM Is That Dress White and Gold Or Blue and Black?
Saturday February 21, 2015 @11:14PM Humans' Big Brains Linked To a Small Stretch of DNA
Friday February 20, 2015 @07:02PM Smart Rendering For Virtual Reality
Thursday February 19, 2015 @12:43PM Human DNA Enlarges Mouse Brains
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @08:47AM Inside the Mind of a Schizophrenic Through Virtual Reality
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @07:51AM When Chess Players Blunder
Thursday February 12, 2015 @12:45PM Autism: Are Social Skills Groups and Social Communication Therapy Worthwhile?
Monday January 19, 2015 @11:13AM Innocent Adults Are Easy To Convince They Committed a Serious Crime
Sunday January 18, 2015 @09:49PM Why Some Teams Are Smarter Than Others
Sunday January 18, 2015 @01:23PM Hibernation Protein May Halt Alzheimer's
Sunday January 11, 2015 @08:37PM Education Debate: Which Is More Important - Grit, Or Intelligence?
Friday January 09, 2015 @08:40AM New Implant Lets Paralyzed Rats Walk Again
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @10:22PM Human Eye's Oscillation Rate Determines Smooth Frame Rate
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @10:00PM Problem Solver Beer Tells How Much To Drink To Boost Your Creativity
Thursday December 11, 2014 @09:39AM Excuse Me While I Kiss This Guy: The Science of Misheard Song Lyrics
Monday December 08, 2014 @10:15AM The Ancestor of Humans Was an "Artist" 500,000 Years Ago
Sunday November 30, 2014 @04:11PM Football Concussion Lawsuits Start To Hit High Schools
Thursday November 20, 2014 @10:03AM People Trained To Experience an Overlap In Senses Also Receive IQ Boost
Tuesday November 18, 2014 @12:47PM Major Brain Pathway Rediscovered After Century-old Confusion, Controversy
Thursday November 13, 2014 @10:22AM Study Shows How Humans Can Echolocate
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @08:42AM When We Don't Like the Solution, We Deny the Problem
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @08:22AM Scientists Discover a Virus That Changes the Brain To "Make Humans More Stupid"
Monday November 10, 2014 @02:04PM A/C Came Standard On Some Armored Dinosaur Models
Thursday November 06, 2014 @03:17PM French Health Watchdog: 3D Viewing May Damage Eyesight In Children
Saturday November 01, 2014 @11:09PM Reactions To Disgusting Images Predict a Persons Political Ideology
Thursday October 30, 2014 @07:25AM We Are All Confident Idiots
Sunday October 19, 2014 @11:33PM Brain Patterns Give Clues To Why Some People Just Keep Gambling
Thursday October 16, 2014 @05:30PM Scientists Find Rats Aren't Smarter Than Mice, and That's Important
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @04:01PM Early childhood neglect associated with altered brain structure, ADHD
Thursday October 09, 2014 @02:22PM Carl Sagan, as "Mr. X," Extolled Benefits of Marijuana
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @09:48AM Biofeedback Used To Make People Anxious
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @08:02AM Nobel Prize For Medicine Awarded For "Brain GPS" Research
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @07:57AM Study Weighs In On the Reliability of Eyewitness Testimony
Saturday October 04, 2014 @12:53AM It's Not Just How Smart You Are: Curiosity Is Key To Learning
Friday October 03, 2014 @05:09PM Lost Sense of Smell Is a Strong Predictor of Death Within 5 Years
Sunday September 21, 2014 @06:08PM New MRI Studies Show SSRIs Bring Rapid Changes to Brain Function
Thursday September 04, 2014 @05:12PM Music Training's Cognitive Benefits Could Help "At-Risk" Students
Monday August 25, 2014 @07:36PM Why Do Humans Grow Up So Slowly? Blame the Brain
Friday August 22, 2014 @04:20PM A Better Way To Make Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Limbs
Sunday August 10, 2014 @12:28PM Wiring Programmers To Prevent Buggy Code
Saturday August 09, 2014 @03:57PM Experimental Drug Compound Found To Reverse Effects of Alzheimer's In Mice
Saturday July 26, 2014 @08:08AM Soccer Superstar Plays With Very Low Brain Activity
Saturday July 26, 2014 @07:57AM Biofeedback Games and The Placebo Effect
Saturday July 26, 2014 @07:42AM Soccer Superstar Plays With Very Low Brain Activity
Sunday July 13, 2014 @12:58AM Chimpanzee Intelligence Largely Determined By Genetics
Saturday July 12, 2014 @11:03AM Take a Picture Just By Thinking About It, Using Google Glass With MindRDR App
Thursday July 10, 2014 @07:12AM A Brain Implant For Synthetic Memory
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @09:55AM Happy Software Developers Solve Problems Better
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @11:15AM Long-Lasting Enzyme Chews Up Cocaine
Monday June 23, 2014 @06:55PM Endorphins Make Tanning Addictive
Friday June 20, 2014 @06:32AM First Movie of an Entire Brain's Neuronal Activity
Saturday June 14, 2014 @10:27AM Open-Source Hardware For Neuroscience
Monday June 09, 2014 @09:34PM General Anesthesia Exposure In Infancy Causes Long-Term Memory Deficits
Monday June 09, 2014 @02:15PM Study: Rats Regret Making the Wrong Decision
Saturday June 07, 2014 @06:09AM Mad Cow Disease Blamed For Patient's Death In Texas
Friday June 06, 2014 @10:09PM Lose Sleep, Fail To Form Memory
Sunday June 01, 2014 @04:47PM Study Finds Porn Exposure Associated With Smaller Brain Region
Friday May 30, 2014 @04:46PM The Light Might Make You Heavy
Thursday May 29, 2014 @09:12AM Study: Stop Being So Cynical, You Could Give Yourself Dementia
Thursday May 29, 2014 @07:48AM German Scientists Successfully Test Brain-Controlled Flight Simulator
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @08:26AM The Flaw Lurking In Every Deep Neural Net
Sunday May 25, 2014 @07:36PM Mental Illness Reduces Lifespan As Much as Smoking
Friday May 23, 2014 @05:45PM This Is Your Brain While Videogaming Stoned
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @09:57AM Even In the Wild Mice Run In Wheels
Monday May 12, 2014 @05:56PM Lectures Aren't Just Boring, They're Ineffective, Too, Study Finds
Monday May 12, 2014 @09:37AM Electric Stimulation Could Help You Control Your Dreams
Friday May 09, 2014 @06:45AM Single Gene Can Boost IQ By Six Points
Thursday May 08, 2014 @02:57PM Mathematical Model Suggests That Human Consciousness Is Noncomputable
Thursday May 08, 2014 @07:07AM Controlling Fear By Modifying DNA
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @10:05AM Elderly Mice Perk Up With Transfused Blood
Saturday May 03, 2014 @08:09AM Winning Algorithms For Rock, Paper, Scissors
Sunday April 06, 2014 @06:14PM Sand in the Brain: A Fundamental Theory To Model the Mind
Thursday April 03, 2014 @04:18PM Start-Up Founders On Dealing With Depression
Sunday March 23, 2014 @10:16AM Electric 'Thinking Cap' Controls Learning Speed
Saturday March 22, 2014 @04:51PM Computer Spots Fakers Better Than People Do
Friday March 21, 2014 @05:06PM Research Suggests Pulling All-Nighters Can Cause Permanent Damage
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @07:31AM Famous Breast Cancer Gene Could Affect Brain Growth
Saturday March 15, 2014 @06:12AM Religion Is Good For Your Brain
Sunday March 09, 2014 @05:14PM New Blood Test Offers Early Warning for Alzheimer's Onset
Thursday March 06, 2014 @03:00PM It's True: Some People Just Don't Like Music
Saturday February 22, 2014 @09:39PM The Neuroscience of Computer Programming
Tuesday January 14, 2014 @12:55PM Ask Slashdot: How Can I Improve My Memory For Study?
Tuesday January 14, 2014 @10:20AM People Become More Utilitarian When They Face Moral Dilemmas In Virtual Reality
Tuesday January 14, 2014 @08:23AM Experiment Shows Caffeine Boosts Long Term Memory
Sunday December 22, 2013 @03:32AM Ask Slashdot: Working With Others, As a Schizophrenic Developer?
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:10AM Neural Prosthetic Acts Like "Bridge" Over Damaged Brain Areas
Saturday December 07, 2013 @07:11AM Need Directions? Might Not Want To Ask a Transit Rider
Friday December 06, 2013 @06:36PM Gut Microbes Linked to Autism-Like Symptoms in Mice
Friday December 06, 2013 @05:59PM Scientists Boost the "Will To Persevere" With Current To the Brain
Saturday November 30, 2013 @11:25AM Ask Slashdot: DIY Computational Neuroscience?
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @09:42AM BBC: Amazon Workers Face "Increased Risk of Mental Illness"
Sunday November 24, 2013 @10:30AM The Neuroscientist Who Discovered He Was a Psychopath
Thursday November 21, 2013 @01:01PM Bionic Eye Implant Available In US Next Month
Thursday November 21, 2013 @08:29AM Cute Cat Photos Are Data-Driven Science Behind Cunning New Language Learning App
Sunday November 03, 2013 @11:10AM Mind Control In Virtual Reality, Circa 2013
Sunday October 20, 2013 @07:37AM Debunking the Lorentz System As a Framework For Human Emotions
Friday October 18, 2013 @05:13PM Sleep Is the Ultimate Brainwasher
Saturday October 12, 2013 @09:54PM Gene Variant Can Cause Nattering Nabobs of Negativity
Saturday October 12, 2013 @09:54AM Read Better Books To Be a Better Person
Saturday October 05, 2013 @09:57AM Probe of Einstein's Brain Reveals Clues To His Genius
Tuesday September 24, 2013 @08:14PM Naps Nurture Growing Brains
Thursday September 19, 2013 @08:16AM New App Aims To Track Your Dreams
Tuesday September 17, 2013 @12:30PM Flies See the World In Slo-Mo, Say Researchers
Thursday September 12, 2013 @11:11AM Social Media Is a New Vector For Mass Psychogenic Illness
Saturday September 07, 2013 @02:08PM How Seeing Can Trump Listening, Mapped In the Brain
Wednesday September 04, 2013 @04:25PM Sleep Found To Replenish a Type of Brain Cell
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @07:28AM Wise Old Birds Teach Migration Route To Young Whooping Cranes
Tuesday August 27, 2013 @10:43AM Researcher controls colleague's brain from remote location
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @06:56AM DARPA Wants Computers That Fuse With Higher Human Brain Function
Sunday August 11, 2013 @09:16AM Study Ties High Blood Sugar To Dementia
Saturday August 10, 2013 @10:03PM The Science of 12-Step Programs
Friday August 09, 2013 @06:29AM IBM Devises Software For Its Experimental Brain-Modeling Chips
Friday July 26, 2013 @05:46PM Researchers Implant False Memories In Mice
Thursday July 25, 2013 @09:13AM Psychopathic Criminals Have "Empathy Switch"
Thursday July 25, 2013 @07:49AM US Gained a Decade of Flynn-Effect IQ Points After Adding Iodine To Salt
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @10:31AM Scientists Seek Biomarkers For Violence
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @07:41AM Secrets of Beatboxing Revealed By MRI