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Japanese Scientists Develop Thought-Controlled Robotic Hands

...scanning can be used to distinguish between simple images that a subject is looking at and thinking about. In the new discovery, subjects lay inside an MRI scanner and were asked to make "rock, paper, scissor" shapes with their right hand. As they did this, the MRI scanner recorded brain activity during ...

Schizophrenia impairs body language comprehension

...nts watched a video of human bodies in motion. The images were manipulated so that no facial features or body shapes could be seen. Instead, only points of light, attached to the joints of the people on the tape, were visible as they moved. Based on the speed and pattern of the bright dots, individuals with...

Do Food Images Encourage Binge Eating and Obesity ?

... predicted the extent to which the appetizing food images activated their brain's reward network. Dr John ...esity. Hence when people are constantly exposed to images of appetizing food items through television advertising, vending machines, or product packaging they...

The persistent urge to eat: Loose control!!!

... When these areas are greatly stimulated by food images it is likely that people over-eating, and become o... predicted the extent to which the appetizing food images activated their brain's reward network. According to lead researcher Dr John Beaver said, "Previou...

Research Scans Explain Why People Crave For Food

...how certain people are particularly susceptible to images of food but also helps to explain the power of adv...felt that greater stimulation of this area by food images is likely to encourage over-eating, and obesity. The researchers showed people pictures of highly ...

Interactive Video, Better Teaching Aid For Toddlers

...aimed at toddlers, as well as for the use of video images in research with this age group," Dr. Troseth noted. Source: Eurekalert...

New Zealand To Issue Graphic Warnings In Cigarette Packs

...Maoris still smoke. While unveiling 14 different images in a document issued for public consultation, before the government makes the new warnings compulsory, O'Connor said 'in a country where we pride ourselves on our outdoor healthy options, our smoking rate remains alarmingly high'. Carrick Graham a ...

Australian Medical Students Lack Anatomy Knowledge

...a more sophisticated way, using electronic models, images such as X-rays and MRIs (magnetic resonance imaging). The fact that we have to reduce some of the things we taught in the past to make way for new areas of knowledge is a worldwide tendency,’ said Professor Byrne. With such new techniques, let us h...

Coronal Multiplanar Reformatted Images to Replace the Conventional Ones

...anta, GA said that coronal multiplanar reformatted images are very efficient in the evaluation of MDCT of th...eformats was about half a minute faster than axial images and that an average of 30 more findings for the entire group of patients was reported on coronal eva...

Jealousy In Men Peaks When Partners Are Most Fertile

...e of a series of men with neutral expressions. The images they were shown were photographs that had been rated on a seven-point scale ranging from "not at all dominant" to "very dominant". It was found that men whose partners were near ovulation tended to rate the faces as more dominant than men whose partn...

Sexy Images and Lingerie Challenge A Man’s Decision Making Skill

...rch conducted by Belgian researchers. // Men shown images of lingerie or sexy women before attempting to pla... situations. Surprisingly, men exposed to alluring images were more likely to accept a unfair offer compared to their counterparts. Additionally, the length...

Childbirth On Road Drew Public Attention In West Bengal

... Bengali news channel Star Ananda Tuesday beamed images of Basanti Mal of Nijhuri village in Birbhum district, about 180 km from here, lying on a road with her newborn baby after she was forced to leave a hospital in Siuri town. The district magistrate of Birbhum has ordered a probe into the incident. ...

A Unique Technique To Visualize How The heart functions Developed

... Pittsburgh School of Medicine said that obtaining images like these had long been a challenge due to confou...sensitive dyes, which would be capable of yielding images of a cell as its voltage changes. They explained that the PGH dyes emit fluorescent light according...

Lack Of Communication Between Brain Areas Can Cause Autism

...e-average IQs. The 32 people were asked to look at images on a screen. Two were images of houses, the other two were images of faces. They were then asked to think hard and decide whether...

Lack Of Social Skills Linked To Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

... of 16 unaffected volunteers. They were shown four images on the screen - two of houses and two of faces. Scans showed there were marked differences in the brain activity of the two groups, the study appeared in the journal Neuroimage said. In the unaffected group, paying attention to pictures of faces...

Shangai Citizens to Monitor Billboards

...nting advertisers from featuring billboards// with images that would offend local sensibilities. The move ...hai Daily. State regulations require that female images used in advertising must be "healthy and positive" and help foster sound morals among young people. ...

The Brain behind Facial Recognition

...lso tested how it might behave when it encountered images of cars. They found that model worked just as well...ed" model experimentally by exposing volunteers to images of faces that could be precisely "morphed" with a computer program to subtly alter the facial featur...

Studies Show Brain becomes Less Specialized With Age

...to 80-year-olds. They were asked to remember three images of houses or three images of faces and then asked to decide if another image was from the original set. Functional magnetic re...

3-D Imaging For Monitoring Reactor Systems, Power Plants

...at gives scientists the accurate three-dimensional images they need to manage these industrial chemical reactors in real time. Fan has already invented two coal-conversion processes, OSCAR (Ohio State Carbonation Ash Reactivation) and CARBONOX (carbon-based NOx reduction technology), both of which remove c...

Internet Based Tool, BGEM To Help In Study Of Brain Development

...h of the four stages of brain development. These images are linked to the updated information about the ge...t influence gene development. 'Our ability to link images of gene expression patterns to information on those genes in other databases increases the value of ...

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