LearningRx1 January, 2014 | http://www.learningrx.org

Scientists prove the brain can produce and release estrogen

Jan 31, 2014 by

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison have shown that the brain can both produce and release estrogen, which may help us better understand hormonal changes throughout the aging process....

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Neural prosthesis restores behavior in rats after brain injury...

Jan 30, 2014 by

Scientists have used a neural prosthesis to teach rats to reach through a narrow opening and grasp food after brain injury....

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Being “good at math” not an innate skill

Jan 29, 2014 by

Research on Norwegian students of average age 10.5 years found that practice, no innate math skills, makes you good at math....

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Computers change the way we learn

Jan 28, 2014 by

A research team has shown that using a mouse changes the way the brain generalizes movements....

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Virtual reality training helps brain after stroke

Jan 27, 2014 by

Xbox 360 is helping stroke victims with lower limb dysfunctions. Its Kinect-based virtual reality system lets users control and interact with the game without needing to touch or hold a game controller....

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Testing Alzheimer’s drugs on reprogrammed neurons

Jan 26, 2014 by

Researchers used skin cells from 2 people with a familial form of Alzheimer’s to produce stem cells in order to test drugs....

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