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Brain Activity Provides Evidence for Internal “Calorie Counter”

As you glance over a menu or peruse the shelves in a supermarket, you may be thinking about how each food will ...

Why your brain makes you reach for junk food

New study examines link between brain cortex and food buying habits ...

See-Through, One-Atom-Thick, Carbon Electrodes are a Powerful Tool for Studying Epilepsy, Other Brain Disorders, Penn Study Finds

PHILADELPHIA — Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine and School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have used graphene -- a two-dimensional form of carbon only one atom thick -- to fabricate a new type of microelectrode that solves a major problem for investigators looking to understand the intricate circuitry of the brain. ... Full story

How the brain leads us to believe we have sharp vision

Psychologists from Bielefeld University publish study ... Full story

Decoy drug allows brains of adult mice to form new connections

If the discovery works in people, it has the potential to help adults recover from stroke and forms of blindness, and to prevent the loss of connections in Alzheimer's disease. ... Full story

Have You Heard of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy?

Caregivers More Aware of SUDEP than Patients ... Full story

Current Models for Predicting Outcomes after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Perform Poorly

New Rochelle, NY —For the 5-15% of patients with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) who will have lingering physical, behavioral, or cognitive problems 3 to 6 months after their injury, identification of this at-risk population is essential for early intervention. Existing models used to predict poor outcomes after mTBI are unsatisfactory, according to a new study, and new, more relevant predictive factors are different than those used in cases of moderate or severe TBI, as described in the study published in Journal of Neurotrauma, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free on the Journal of Neurotrauma website until November 14, 2014. ... Full story

Eating Breakfast Increases Brain Chemical Involved in Regulating Food Intake and Cravings, MU Researchers Find

Breakfast-skippers have lower dopamine levels, which can lead to overeating and eventual weight gain ... Full story

Myth-conceptions: How myths about the brain are hampering teaching

Myths about the brain are common among teachers worldwide and are hampering teaching, according to new research published today [15 October]. ... Full story

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