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Neuroscience Research Programme to be a joint Finnish, Chinese and Canadian effort
The Academy of Finland has agreed to the joint organisation of the Neuroscience Research Programme (NEURO) in co-operation with a Chinese and Canadian research funding organisation. On 14 March, the Academy of Finland, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and Institute of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addiction (INMHA/Canadian Institutes of Health Research) signed an agreement to... View News Article (2005-03-16)


Take this, it could improve your memory
Taking herbs and other substances to improve thinking, memory and mood is a centuries old practice, and is the subject of a number of poster presentations at The British Psychological Society’s Annual Conference, at the Hilton Hotel, Blackpool. The researchers, based at the Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, University of Northumbria, AstraZeneca UK Clinical Research Group, Edinburgh, and... View News Article (2002-02-27)


Stanford's Hank Greely puts neuroscience on trial
A lawyer is trying to convince a jury that his client really is crazy. It's usually a tough argument to sell in a court of law. But what if the lawyer has a picture of his client's brain that shows there's something biologically wrong with it? Can that evidence help persuade a jury? Should it even be allowed as evidence? View News Article (2010-02-22)


Researcher to present discoveries on medical uses of ultrasound to London's Royal Society
Jamie Tyler, assistant professor in the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, has been invited to speak at a Royal Society of London high level workshop on May 11-12 on the security implications of advances in neuroscience.  View News Article (2011-04-20)


Media Invitation: British Neuroscience Association National Meeting
The British Neuroscience Association (BNA) is about to host its 17th National Meeting in Harrogate (13-16 April) and is attracting more delegates than ever before. With seven plenary lectures, 20 symposia and over 40 poster sessions, this will be quite a neuroscience festival for the UK. It will be supported by a full scale exhibition and numerous peripheral events, including a workshop on the... View News Article (2003-04-03)


Addiction as a disorder of decision-making
New research shows that craving drugs such as nicotine can be visualized in specific regions of the brain that are implicated in determining the value of actions, in planning actions and in motivation. View News Article (2013-05-22)


Reliability of neuroscience research questioned
New research has questioned the reliability of neuroscience studies, saying that conclusions could be misleading due to small sample sizes.  View News Article (2013-04-10)


Early use of nicotine could increase susceptibility for life-long addiction
Nicotine exposure at a young age may alter the "hard-wiring" of the brain that occurs during adolescence and young-adulthood, contributing to future susceptibility for addiction. View News Article (2006-10-17)


More neurologists and neurosurgeons are associated with fewer deaths from strokes in the US
Researchers at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, have found an association in the United States between a higher density of neurologists and neurosurgeons and a decreased risk of death from stroke. View News Article (2012-11-30)


New study finds external stimulation impacts white matter development in the postnatal brain
A team at Children's National Medical Center has found that external stimulation has an impact on the postnatal development of a specific region of the brain. View News Article (2012-08-14)

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