A Fine Time Line Between Delusion and Reality — Neuroscience News Updates

A flaw in neural timing may explain why some people believe they have psychic abilities.

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New Imaging Approach Maps Whole Brain Changes From Alzheimer’s: Mouse Study — Neuroscience News Updates

A new imaging system has allowed researchers to map whole brain distribution of senile plaques in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease. The technique could help propel Alzheimer’s research and speed up the development of new treatments.

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Doctors Can Now Predict the Severity of Your Disease by Measuring Molecules — Neuroscience News Updates

A new technique may offer superior predictions for the outcomes of diseases with a genetic component, from Alzheimer’s disease to depression.

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Teens’ Ability to Consider the Intentions of Others Linked to Structural Changes in the Brain — Neuroscience News Updates

A new Scientific Reports study links structural changes in the teenage brain to behavioral changes when it comes to understanding the intention of others.

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Women Have More Active Brains Than Men — Neuroscience News Updates

A large scale SPECT imaging study reveals women’s brains are significantly more active in more regions than males, including the prefronal cortex and limbic areas. Visual and areas associated with coordination were more active in males, researchers noted.

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