Evolving Brain: Mysteries of the Brain

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Using amazing new technologies, evolutionary neuroscientist Melina Hale and her graduate students at the University of Chicago are discovering that the basic movements of one tiny fish can teach us big ideas about how the brain's circuitry works. "Mysteries of the Brain" is produced by NBC Learn in partnership with the NSF.

Thinking Brain: Mysteries of the Brain

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Through neural connections, called synapses, the brain can process and store enormous amounts of information. Neuroscientist Gary Lynch at the University of California, Irvine explains how this incredibly complex communication process allows animals to learn and remember. "Mysteries of the Brain" is produced by NBC Learn in partnership with the NSF.

"WeHab" system helps stroke patients during physical rehabilitation

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An engineer, a computer scientist, and a psychologist walk into a rehabilitation clinic carrying a video game system. Rather than the beginning of a bad joke, this is an apt description of a Smart and Connected Health (SCH) research project.      Stroke is a major health problem affecting nearly 800,000 Americans annually and necessitates novel scientific approaches for prevention, treatment, and restorative care.   Smart and Connected Health investigators have successfully...

Молитва о получении. Системно-векторная психология Юрия Бурлана - svp

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Что такое молитва? Мы молимся только о себе. Мы не воспринимаем больше никого кроме себя. При этом, даже когда мы молимся сердцем, мы не очень понимаем, чего просим. И не можем элементарно получить даже то, что уже давно нам дано… Оригинал здесь http://youtu.be/JgctxOHx11c

Expansion microscopy brings the brain in 3-D into focus

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While most efforts to understand the brain focus on new technologies to magnify small anatomical features, engineers at the MIT-based Center for Brains, Minds and Machines have found a way to make brains physically bigger. The technique, which the researchers call expansion microscopy, uses an expandable polymer and water to swell brain tissue to about four and a half times its usual size, so that nanoscale structures once blurry appear sharp with an ordinary confocal microscope. Expansion...

Paraplegic will walk again wearing exoskeleton at the World Cup

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Built with funding for basic research from the National Science Foundation, Dr. Miguel Nicolelis and the Walk Again Project have built an exoskeleton that will allow paraplegics to walk again. The exoskeleton uses computer algorithms to interpret the user's brain activity, which powers the exoskeleton forward.