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There may be a link between hearing loss and dementia - Trinity study
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There may be a link between hearing loss and dementia - Trinity study

Dec 14th 2017, 10:00 PM 19,137 Views 16 Comments

The study’s lead researcher has called for more research to examine whether the treatment of hearing loss can decrease the chances of developing dementia.

UCC to give honorary degree to newly-crowned Nobel prize winner
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UCC to give honorary degree to newly-crowned Nobel prize winner

Oct 6th 2014, 10:40 PM 28,262 Views 6 Comments

May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser have shared the award with fellow neuroscientist John O’Keefe.

Listening to Beethoven and Eminem can give people the same emotions
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Listening to Beethoven and Eminem can give people the same emotions

Aug 30th 2014, 5:00 PM 6,198 Views 10 Comments

Why your favourite song takes you down memory lane…

Good news: It may be possible to overwrite bad memories
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Good news: It may be possible to overwrite bad memories

Aug 27th 2014, 8:00 PM 12,551 Views 33 Comments

Thank you light-sensitive algae protein.

Scientists are figuring out a way to make our brains work better
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Scientists are figuring out a way to make our brains work better

Aug 7th 2014, 12:05 PM 6,848 Views 15 Comments

The results could be good news for those suffering from nervous system disorders.

Use cannabis from time to time? Even casual use can alter your brain, a new study says
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Use cannabis from time to time? Even casual use can alter your brain, a new study says

Apr 16th 2014, 2:43 PM 19,946 Views 175 Comments

The study is the first to focus on possible brain effects among recreational users.

Older people are 'less aware that they make mistakes'
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Older people are 'less aware that they make mistakes'

Apr 9th 2014, 7:15 AM 8,216 Views 24 Comments

But researchers at Trinity want to help them stay mentally sharp.

Column: How practising mindfulness can help your work life
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Column: How practising mindfulness can help your work life

May 17th 2013, 7:00 PM 225 Views 32 Comments

Some of the world’s most successful companies are investing in mindfulness training for their employees to help them deal better with stress and workplace challenges, writes Joanne O’Malley

Global traumatic brain injury rates could be six times higher than thought - study
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Global traumatic brain injury rates could be six times higher than thought - study

Nov 22nd 2012, 7:15 AM 5,061 Views 0 Comments

A New Zealand study has shown that mild brain injury could be more prevalent than previously believed.

Why it's SO hard to ignore a crying baby...
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Why it's SO hard to ignore a crying baby...

Oct 18th 2012, 10:23 AM 7,543 Views 32 Comments

It doesn’t matter if you don’t have kids of your own – the sound of an infant in distress provokes strong reaction in the human brain.

New gene could potentially prevent epileptic seizures
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New gene could potentially prevent epileptic seizures

Jul 29th 2012, 12:23 PM 3,666 Views 4 Comments

Irish researchers have discovered a new gene that could offer new hope to epilepsy sufferers.

Impulsive teenagers: there's a reason for that behaviour
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Impulsive teenagers: there's a reason for that behaviour

May 1st 2012, 6:31 AM 3,680 Views 3 Comments

Brain wiring could be a cause for early drug use by teenagers.

EU-funded researchers make breakthrough on robotic brain surgery
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EU-funded researchers make breakthrough on robotic brain surgery

Nov 28th 2011, 3:52 PM 1,543 Views 7 Comments

The keyhole surgery robot has 13 degrees of movement and the ability to assess the level of force applied during surgery.

'Significant abnormalities' in brains of cocaine users
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'Significant abnormalities' in brains of cocaine users

Jun 23rd 2011, 9:47 AM 998 Views 9 Comments

People taking the drug may also be suffering serious heart damage even if they show no symptoms, according to a separate study.

Be a swinger: Seven of the strangest sleep tips from science
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# Sleep Tips

Be a swinger: Seven of the strangest sleep tips from science

Jun 21st 2011, 9:47 PM 3,925 Views 10 Comments

Swinging in a hammock is the best way to take a nap, new research shows. Here are some other unusual suggestions that might help catapult you into the land of Nod.

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

Teenagers' brains could predict the pop hits of the future

Jun 14th 2011, 3:35 PM 483 Views 8 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
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Scientists unlock mystery of 'sympathy pain': when we feel somebody else getting hurt

May 31st 2011, 5:40 PM 29,961 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.

Can meditation change your brain?
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Can meditation change your brain?

Oct 28th 2010, 2:11 PM 833 Views 1 Comment

Want some “lovingkindness” in your life? Meditation could offer a permanent change of mind-frame.