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#Brain Scan

Scans on US diplomats posted in Cuba show 'something happened' to their brains
# Mystery
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# Mystery

Scans on US diplomats posted in Cuba show 'something happened' to their brains

Jul 24th 2019, 9:41 AM 27,924 Views 45 Comments

Cuba has rejected the results of a study by the University of Pennsylvania.

A woman was missing part of her brain for 24 years - and nobody noticed
# The Brain
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# The Brain

A woman was missing part of her brain for 24 years - and nobody noticed

Sep 16th 2014, 4:32 PM 23,301 Views 17 Comments

The woman had been nauseous and vomiting for a month before going to her doctor.

Scientists have almost found a way to predict our decisions
# Brain Scan
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# Brain Scan

Scientists have almost found a way to predict our decisions

Aug 11th 2013, 5:00 PM 6,575 Views 23 Comments

The new technique uses brain scans to monitor the decision making process, and although it has only been used on small sample, the results are promising.

Teenagers' brains could predict the pop hits of the future
# Music
# Music

Teenagers' brains could predict the pop hits of the future

Jun 14th 2011, 3:35 PM 483 Views 6 Comments

Scanning the brain activity of teenagers while they listen could help pick future chart-toppers – but their own preferences are useless, a new study has found.

Scientists unlock mystery of 'sympathy pain': when we feel somebody else getting hurt
# Phantom Pain
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# Phantom Pain

Scientists unlock mystery of 'sympathy pain': when we feel somebody else getting hurt

May 31st 2011, 5:40 PM 29,972 Views 3 Comments

Some people are so good at imagining other people’s pain that they physically feel it themselves – and it’s linked to the ‘phantom pain’ amputees suffer in their missing limbs.

Autism diagnosis in 15 minutes
# Autism Scan
# Autism Scan

Autism diagnosis in 15 minutes

Aug 11th 2010, 5:43 PM 337 Views 0 Comments

A new technique for detecting autism could lead to a diagnosis of the disorder within minutes.