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Yale Lab Uses Lasers To See Human Brain At Work

To the untrained eye, the graph looked like a very volatile day on Wall Street _ jagged peaks and valleys in red, blue and green, displayed on a wall. But the story it told was not about economics.

06/22/2015

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New Research Institute Coming To UConn

STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ University of Connecticut scientists researching everything from speech to genomics are coming together to become part of a new institute for the study of the brain. The Connecticut Institute for Brain […]

06/07/2015

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Possibility Of Erasing Bad Memories Moves Closer Toward Reality

Imagine having all your bad memories erased from your mind.

12/04/2014

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Study: Elderly People Have Trouble Filtering Out Irrelevant Information

Elderly people have trouble filtering out irrelevant information, a new study finds.

12/01/2014

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Study: Zapping Sleeping Brains Allows Dreamers To Control Their Dreams

Researchers say the study offers insights into human consciousness.

05/12/2014

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Study Finds That Monkeys Can Do Math

According to a new study, monkeys can do math.

04/22/2014

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Study: Selfless Love Turns Off Brain’s Reward Area

Research as shows that the feeling of love activates the same reward areas of the brain as cocaine.
Researchers from the Yale School of Medicine have found a new variety of love; one that is selfless and that turns off that area of reward.

02/13/2014

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NH Patient Likely Died Of Rare Brain Disease

Public health officials believe one person in New Hampshire has died of a rare, degenerative brain disease, and say there’s a remote chance up to 13 others in multiple states were exposed to the fatal illness through surgical equipment.

09/04/2013

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Study: Stress Causes Brain To Shrink

A new study has found that living a stressful life may lead to shrinking in important parts of the brain.

11/30/2012

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Family Will Donate Junior Seau’s Brain For Research

The family of former NFL star Junior Seau will donate his brain for research into repetitive head injuries.

05/04/2012