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Extensive lit. review links retinal changes to brain pathology in schizophrenia.

Individuals with schizophrenia have trouble with social interactions and in recognizing what is real. Past research has suggested that, in schizophrenia, abnormalities in the way the brain processes visual information contribute to these problems by making it harder to track moving objects, perceive depth, draw contrast between light and dark or different colors, organize visual elements into shapes, and recognize facial expressions. 817 more words


The Cognitive Neuroscience of Music Preference

Music is a ubiquitous part of human culture and plays a key role in the development of one’s unique identity. It helps us connect socially and helps define cultural groups. 580 more words


Imaging - Science Track Award for Research Transition (I/START) (R03)

Imaging – Science Track Award for Research Transition (I/START) (R03) Small Grant Program
Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health

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Spotlight on: 3D brain map reveals connections between cells in nano-scale

“Researchers hope uprecedented images will allow study of abnormal connections in neurological disorders such as schizophrenia and depression.”  From the Guardian. You can read the full article here

Brain Imaging

Meet-a-Member: Vanessa Bentley

Vanessa Bentley (formerly Gorley) is a doctoral candidate at the University of Cincinnati. While in the doctoral program in Philosophy, she also completed a master’s in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. 416 more words

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Participating in brain-imaging studies: What is it like?

Having worked and studied within Psychology for several years now, I have read many, many research articles that utilise neuro-imaging techniques including fMRI, PET, MEG and EEG. 886 more words


First evidence provided that in normal aging cell density is preserved throughout the human brain.

New, ultra-high-field magnetic resonance images (MRI) of the brain by researchers at the University of Illinois provide the most detailed images to date to show that while the brain shrinks with age, brain cell density remains constant. 525 more words