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Bicaudate Index

Diagram showing the method for measuring the bicaudate index (A + B). A = the width of the frontal horns at the level of the caudate nuclei; B = the diameter of the brain at the same level. 19 more words

Transforming what we know about how babies learn

In the latest in our series of biosocial blogs, Dr Victoria Leong, an ESRC Transformative Research Grant holder, and Dr Sam Wass, an ESRC Future Research Leader, talk about their research, which takes a new perspective on understanding how babies learn from their parents. 1,102 more words


44 Billion Reasons to Stop Drinking

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The National Institute of Health is preparing to fund the largest study of adolescent brain development to date. 1,174 more words


Neuroimaging May Predict Recovery After Mild TBI

Researchers believe it may be possible to use neuroimaging to predict which patients with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) have a better chance of recovery. 1,124 more words


Right-Brain Leadership

I read a fascinating article in Influence, written by Mark Batterson, called “Right-Brain Leadership.” If you are involved in any type of speaking or teaching role, you should check out what he has to say about the power of creativity. 253 more words

neuroimaging of connectome changes after working memory training

Posted comment on ´Dynamics of the Human Structural Connectome Underlying Working Memory Training` by K. Caeyenberghs, C. Metzler-Baddeley, S. Foley and D.K. Jones published in… 2,929 more words

Watershed Infarcts

Patients presenting with severe hypertension are at risk for watershed infarcts if blood pressure is rapidly and dramatically reduced, even without frank hypotension.  Blood pressure should be lowered by no more than 25% to reduce the chance of cerebral, coronary or renal ischemia. 250 more words