Tag archive for ‘MRI’
Jewish Business News On Friday, May 1st, 2015

How to fool a wine snob? Lie about how much the drink cost

When consumers taste cheap wine and rate it highly because they believe it is expensive, is it because prejudice has blinded them to the actual taste, or has prejudice actually changed their brain function, More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, April 17th, 2015

Bonn U. Research Shows the Brain Deals Similarly with Money and Sports

Soccer fans hold their breath in situations like these: Two players on a team are in front of the opponent’s goal with the attacking player having to make an important decision: Is it better to pass the More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

MRI Scans Reveal Violent Psychopathic Offenders’ Brains Can’t Understand Punishment

Psychopathic violent offenders have abnormalities in the parts of the brain related to learning from punishment, according to an MRI study led by Sheilagh Hodgins and Nigel Blackwood. “One in five violent More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Scientists map brains of the blind to solve mysteries of human brain specialization

New research suggests unexpected brain connectivity can lead to fast brain specialization, allowing humans to adapt to the rapid technological and cultural innovation of our generation     Studying More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Northwestern University Reveals New, Non-Invasive Method Detects Alzheimer’s Early

No methods currently exist for the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease, which affects one out of nine people over the age of 65. Now, an interdisciplinary team of Northwestern University scientists More...

Tazpit News Agency On Monday, November 24th, 2014

Ben Gurion U Discovers New Way to Diagnose Football Players’ Concussions

By Anav Silverman Ben Gurion University of the Negev research group, has publicized a new, enhanced MRI diagnostic approach which, for the first time, identified significant damage to the blood-brain More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Weight Loss Program Trains your Brain to Prefer Healthy Foods

It may be possible to train the brain to prefer healthy low-calorie foods over unhealthy higher-calorie foods, according to new research by scientists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Study: Current to Brain Improves Stroke, Alzheimer’s Memory Loss

Stimulating a particular region in the brain via non-invasive delivery of electrical current using magnetic pulses, called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, improves memory, reports a new Northwestern More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, July 28th, 2014

Jim Irsay, Colts, See Tough Start for Season

– Training season begins for the Indianapolis Colts in Anderson, Indiana, and Jim Irsay, owner of the football team, handed out $100 bills to enthusiastic fans who came to watch and support More...

Chinese Food and Drug Administration Approves Non-invasive Treatment of Uterine Fibroids ExAblate

– – InSightec Ltd announced today that its ExAblate system received approval of the Chinese Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) for non-invasive treatment of uterine fibroids. Uterine fibroids are More...

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