They used an MRI to investigate the brain activity
of the volunteers while they weren't thinking about anything so they could get an overall picture of their brain.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A new study showed that the brain activity
prior to seeing an item is related to how well it is later remembered.
WEARING what looks like a space-age hairnet, this baby is having its brain activity
However, the conclusions pertaining to speech generally stem from studies that rely on indirect measurements of brain activity
, raising questions about characterizing speech as lateralized.
German scientists measured eye movements and brain activity
as study participants read paper books, tablets and e-readers.
In the first 30 seconds after their hearts were stopped, they all showed a surge of brain activity
, observed in electroencephalograms (EEGs) that indicated highly aroused mental states.
By comparing brain activity
during sleep with activity patterns collected while study participants looked at certain objects, a computer learned to identify some contents of people's unconscious reveries.
After four centuries, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Macbeth remain among literature's most captivating stories, But here's another reason to enjoy William Shakespeare's 16th-century plays: They're good for your brain, Researchers at Liverpool University in England observed heightened brain activity
in 30 people reading the bard's original plays, compared with when reading them in modern English.
Now a study funded by the National Institutes of Health suggests that brain imaging and recordings of brain activity
could help identify the children at highest risk.
They found that those who went on to develop autism had unusual patterns of brain activity
in response to eye contact with another person.
Scientists allowed a group of five patients to monitor magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of their own brain activity
as they carried out a fingertapping task.
Readers of this magazine know that Buddhist monks, who have spent tens of thousands of hours meditating, have different patterns of brain activity
than the rest of us -- and appear to be happier and less prone to anxiety.