Ideas tagged with neuroscience

Relationship between strokes and seizures

During the four years that I cared for a person who had several strokes, I observed that the epileptic seizures which followed, often improved the condition caused by the strokes. It led me to consider, that epileptic seizures might be a self - defense - mechanism of the brain to counter the eff...

By Sandra Sudhop

Use Real-time MRI to Track Nitric Oxide in Our Brain

We have already known that nitric oxide plays a important part in long-term potentiation as a neurotransmission in our brain, especially in hippocampus, and consequently plays an important role in both short-term memory and long-term memory. Thank to the physic basis of magnetic resonance imagin...

By Yijia Zhou

Neurocognitive basis of procrastination: the need for more startlines than deadlines

Research in cognitive psychology and neuroscience has provided evidence that goals are maintained by sustained goal representations in prefrontal cortex ([Miller & Cohen, 2001](http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev.neuro.24.1.167)). Such goal representations contain details regarding the final goal ...

By Michael Cole

Relationship Between Violent Media and Individuals Demonstrating Aggressive Behavior

The research's results vary on violent media's effect with some saying it has the effect of aggression while some say the opposite. However, although there have been multiple studies conducted about violent media's effect on the general population, there are a limited number of studies that focu...

By Jiwon Lee

Autism microglia research

I am forming a group to submit a proposal to an NIH GRANT regarding Autism. The GRANT is R0. The deadline is 09/2019. The Main idea is state of microglia on autism. The theories behind area 2: white matter changes based on previous studies and microbiome dysbioses observed in autism. There is...

By Demian Arturo Herrera Morban

On centralized vs. decentralized neurotechnologies

Neurotechnology is any technology developed to interface with brain function. It is a rapidly advancing area with important implications for the study of the brain and neurological disorders, as well as consumerization of the connectome and related neurocognitive processes. However, the topology...

By Aiden Arnold