Computer model shows how brain learns new skills

Jan 25, 2014 by

Neuroscientists from MIT have designed a new computer model to show how the brain can learn a new task while retaining similar old ones....

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Early concussion damage filmed

Jan 24, 2014 by

Thanks to modern technology, scientists have filmed early concussion damage well enough to describe the brain’s response to injury....

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Fewer sports-related concussions at higher elevations

Jan 23, 2014 by

A new study from the Colorado School of Public Health has found that high school athletes who play at higher altitudes have fewer concussions than player at sea-level....

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TBIs linked to PTSD

Jan 22, 2014 by

A study of Marines found that TBIs during a recent deployment were linked to PTSD symptoms after their return....

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Nonconcussion head impacts change brain, lower test scores

Jan 21, 2014 by

Even (repeated) head impacts that don’t result in a concussion can cause changes in the brain’s white matter and affect cognitive ability....

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Faulty NMDA receptor muddles memories

Jan 20, 2014 by

Researchers have discovered that mice lacking a receptor called N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) had their memories jumbled....

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