Navigation Links
Research: Brain can't cope with making a left-hand turn and talking on hands-free cell phone
Date:2/28/2013

ies of true-false audio questions, such as "Does a triangle have four sides?" The MRIs showed that blood moved from the visual cortex, which controls sight, to the prefrontal cortex, which controls decision-making.

"Brain activity shifted dramatically from the posterior, visual and spatial areas [of the brain] to the prefrontal cortex," said Dr. Schweizer, a neuroscientist and director of the Neuroscience Research Program at the hospital's Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute.

"This study provides real-time neuroimaging evidence supporting previous behavioural observations suggesting that multitasking while driving may compromise vision and alertness. 'Hands free' not does mean 'brains free.'"

Dr. Schweizer said his study needed to be replicated in larger groups and with various age groups and with people with known brain impairments such as Alzheimer's disease.
'/>"/>

Contact: Leslie Shepherd
shepherdl@smh.ca
416-864-6094
St. Michael's Hospital
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Gut microbiota research: Pinpointing a moving target
2. Research: Military women may have higher risk for STIs
3. Research: Lupus drugs carry no significant cancer risk for patients
4. Kinsey research: Postpartum women less stressed by threats unrelated to the baby
5. Research: NCAA football exploits players in invisible labor market
6. BioMed Central presents Challenges in Malaria Research: Progress Towards Elimination
7. Breast stem-cell research: Receptor teamwork is required and a new pathway may be involved
8. UGA researchers identify brain pathway triggering impulsive eating
9. Brain-to-brain interface allows transmission of tactile and motor information between rats
10. Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Legal Resource For People Seeking Legal Options Unveiled at LawsuitLegal.com
11. Einstein receives $3 million to study impact of soccer heading on the brain
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/7/2015)... ... July 07, 2015 , ... Dermatologists ... Aspen Ideas Festival (AIF), identifying 18 possible melanomas and 46 potential non-melanoma skin ... with additional testing. , The Aspen Ideas Festival, which was held from June ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... ... July 07, 2015 , ... ... that the two firms have merged to form Camber Collective. Camber Collective ... sectors. The merger combines SwitchPoint’s strategy consulting expertise with Hope Consulting’s deep ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... ... July 07, 2015 , ... Illinois cannabis cultivation ... limited to permit holders. The Medical Cannabis Alliance of Illinois’ (MCAI) board and ... and are committed to making sure patients have access to cannabis as a ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... ... July 07, 2015 , ... Summer is a great ... however, so Amica Insurance is sharing some safety tips. , Jean Tapley, senior wellness ... , Leisure activities/sports, , Start slowly. Going from no activity ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... Michigan (PRWEB) , ... July 07, 2015 , ... ... the heart of Downtown Detroit was the site of the National Baptist Convention ... Wellness Initiative. Focusing on encouraging and promoting the collaboration of churches and their ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:More than 700 Screened for Skin Cancer at 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival 2Health News:More than 700 Screened for Skin Cancer at 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival 3Health News:More than 700 Screened for Skin Cancer at 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival 4Health News:SwitchPoint and Hope Consulting Have Merged to Form Camber Collective 2Health News:Cannabis Growers and Dispensaries Form Medical Cannabis Alliance of Illinois 2Health News:Amica Insurance Has 7 Summer Safety Tips 2Health News:A Forever Recovery CEO Per Wickstrom Speaks to Audience at National Baptist Convention's 11th Annual Health Fair 2Health News:A Forever Recovery CEO Per Wickstrom Speaks to Audience at National Baptist Convention's 11th Annual Health Fair 3
... In a statement issued today, the nonpartisan watchdog group ... (R-Ky.) recent statements opposing health care reform as "hazardous to ... at the expense of working families and small business owners ... Times cited Sen. McConnell,s opposition to health care ...
... , , More than 45 million Americans suffer from headaches ... up with the National Headache Foundation (NHF), EHE International is helping ... annually. In a unique approach, the NHF and EHE are ... 115 square-foot display window at 10 Rockefeller Plaza, for the month ...
... PRINCETON, N.J., June 8 Covance Inc. (NYSE: CVD ... Company,s 29th Annual Growth Stock Conference on Tuesday, June 9, 2009 ... webcast of the presentation at www.covance.com . ... on 10 minutes early. , , , Covance, with ...
... below listed groups issued the following statement regarding the ... 9-10: , , As advocates for people living ... carefully consider the importance of viable treatment options for ... Access to safe and effective treatments, including more ...
... in clinical cancer research published in high-impact journals, according ... of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. Taking into account ... studies included a smaller proportion of women than should ... cancer types that were not gender specific, including colon ...
... Standard added to Continua Health Alliance Design Guidelines , ... -- The ZigBee(R) Alliance announced today that the ... Continua,s new low power local area network (LAN) standard. ... of devices on a single network. Continua recommends ZigBee ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Watchdog Group Blasts McConnell for Putting Insurance Donors Before Health Care Reform 2Health News:EHE International Supports the National Headache Foundation 2Health News:Joint Statement on Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Children 2Health News:Joint Statement on Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Children 3Health News:Women underrepresented in cancer research, U-M study finds 2Health News:ZigBee Selected by Continua Health Alliance for Next Generation Guidelines 2Health News:ZigBee Selected by Continua Health Alliance for Next Generation Guidelines 3
(Date:7/7/2015)... , July 7, 2015 ... la société P&R annonce l,acquisition de 20% ... au niveau mondial, spécialisée dans la fabrication ... base d,acide hyaluronique.      (Logo: ... l,un des principaux groupes chimiques et pharmaceutiques ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... , June 30, 2015 ... the addition of the "Deciphering Global Major ... report to their offering. It has ... have been involved in a series of challenges ... has resulted in significant overcapacities in small molecule ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... , 7. Juli 2015 ... -Technik für klinische Studien, gab heute bekannt, dass ... führendes Unternehmen bei Gewinnung und Erhalt von Patienten ... Tochtergesellschaften MediciGlobal , Ltd. und Access to ... auch einen Dienst zum Auffinden von Patienten, die ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Deciphering Global Major Pharmaceutical Companies - New Outsourcing Demands and Strategies 2Deciphering Global Major Pharmaceutical Companies - New Outsourcing Demands and Strategies 3BioClinica übernimmt MediciGroup 2BioClinica übernimmt MediciGroup 3BioClinica übernimmt MediciGroup 4
... 24, 2011 Codexis, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... launch, its Codex® Screening Kits are in use ... pharmaceutical companies worldwide.  The announcement was made at ... here this week.   Codex® Screening ...
... Oct. 24, 2011 Prometheus Laboratories Inc., a ... commercial launch of its proprietary PROMETHEUS® IBD sgi ... Prometheus, 4th-generation IBD diagnostic test and the first ... inflammation markers, hence "sgi", in the proprietary Smart ...
Cached Medicine Technology:50 Pharma Companies Worldwide Now Use Codexis In Process Development 2Prometheus Launches Next Generation IBD Diagnostic Test 2
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: