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Использование BrainWave Generator Скачать программу Бинауральная стимуляция головного мозга Люди, которые исследовали работу головного мозга человека просекли, что в различных состояниях своей активности, он (мозг) работает на разных частотах. Они придумали этим частотам названия, соответствующие разным буквам греческого алфавита. Каждая из частот имеет важную функцию. АЛЬФА: 7-12 герц. ДЕЛЬТА: 0 - 4 герц. Технические вопросы Вообще говоря такие низкие частоты невозможно транслировать при помощи обычных аудиосредств (и воспринимать при помощи обычных ушей), поэтому и придумали эту штуку со стереоэффектом. Расшифровка встроенных наборов частот BUILTIN: Attention focusing 1 (cyclic): Фокусирование внимания (циклическое). BUILTIN: Attention focusing 2 (from drowsiness): Фокусировка внимания (из drowsiness) Помогает фокусировке внимания с переходом из низкой альфы к высокой бета частоте. BUILTIN: High frequencies: ВЫСОКИЕ частоты . BUILTIN: Noise sample: Distant buzz: ОБРАЗЕЦ Шума: Отдаленное жужжание .

Brain Canada - Homepage | Map Your Mind - Whose #BRAINCHILD are you? | Mic Map Your Mind shows which areas of the brain are associated with particular attributes or behaviors, based on the latest scientific research. The data that powers Map Your Mind comes from peer-reviewed, scientific studies published in reputable academic journals over the last decade. Many of the studies employ fMRI technology to measure blood flow and areas of fluctuating activity in the brain. A special thank you to Moran Cerf, Ph.D., a leading researcher in behavior, emotion and decision making at Northwestern University, and Kevin Weiner, a specialist in perception and cognition at Stanford's Vision & Perception Neuroscience Lab and the Institute for Applied Neuroscience, for their advice and guidance. “Liz Taylor As Cleopatra In Rome 1962” Credit: Keystone-France / Getty “Portrait Of Voltaire By Quentin La Tour In 1736” “FILE PHOTO: Biopic Roles Traditionally Lead As Award Season Begins With Golden Globe And SAG Nominations” Credit: Dave M. “File:Joan of Arc WWI lithograph2.jpg”

Wellcome Trust report reviews two decades of human functional brain imaging 6 September 2011 Twenty years after the publication of the first human study using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)* - a technique to measure activity in the brain through the flow of blood - the Wellcome Trust has published a report providing reflections on the field of human functional brain imaging. The Wellcome Trust report assesses the key developments in human functional brain imaging and examines the role it has played as a funder. Sir Mark Walport, Director of the Wellcome Trust, says: "The introduction of fMRI 20 years ago has revolutionised our understanding of how the brain operates. Between 1990 and 2009, the Wellcome Trust invested £114 million on human functional brain imaging research (2 per cent of the Trust's funding commitment over this time). The review identified a number of current challenges and opportunities for the functional brain imaging research community. Image: An MRI of the human head. Contact Notes for editors * Belliveau JW et al.

Canadian Association For Neuroscience - Home What DON'T we know about the brain? Vast amounts, whole oceans and skies worth Every so often something comes in one of my Google alerts about how much we do not know about the brain. Those articles and posts make me smile as they are excellent reminders to stay away from brain statements, schemes, and stories that are overreaching or even fantasy extrapolations. No matter how many of these pieces appear that describe our paucity of knowledge, we still see many more articles purporting to tell us how our brains behave and often how to use that information to change other people or ourselves. Of course, what we know so far about the brain can be very helpful in changing and creating habits, and in communicating with others. But we don't know as much as many would have you believe. Why? Here's an except from a "Clear up this fuzzy thinking on brain scans" (Nature), a Google-alert treat that arrived in my inbox today. The limits of the technology, together with our incomplete picture of how the brain functions, make it hard to take these claims seriously.

mcgovern-institute-roger-nicoll-scolnick.html#.T1nNPoCdevA The McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT announced today that Roger Nicoll of the University of California, San Francisco, is the winner of the 2012 Edward M. Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience. The Prize is awarded annually by the McGovern Institute to recognize outstanding advances in the field of neuroscience. “We congratulate Roger Nicoll on being selected for this award,” said Robert Desimone, director of the McGovern Institute and chair of the selection committee. Nicoll’s main research goal for almost three decades has been to understand, at the cellular and molecular level, how electrical activity reshapes the brain’s connections. In a key paper published in 1988, Nicoll showed that LTP is triggered by a rise in calcium concentration within the postsynaptic terminal. Nicoll has continued to study the mechanisms of LTP ever since, and has made many further contributions to the field. Nicoll has made many other important discoveries over the course of his career.

Wendy Davis: Helping manufacturers bring energy-saving lighting to consumers Nearly 2,000 tiny lights shine from the ceiling of Wendy Davis' Maryland laboratory, allowing the "vision scientist" to come up with measurements for energy saving lighting for homes and businesses. The Vision Science laboratory that Davis established and leads at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) -- the only one of its kind in the world -- runs experiments with LEDs or light-emitting diodes, now used in traffic signals, nightlights and backpackers' headlamps. LEDs, a type of solid-state lighting, last much longer than other lights and many people are interested in expanding the market for their use. Nearly 12 percent of the electricity consumed in the United States goes to powering lights in people's homes and 25 percent is used in commercial buildings, according to the Department of Energy. "LEDs have the potential to be much more efficient than the light sources we have now," Davis said. "You can't just take the work we're doing and translate it," Davis said.

snsanalytics Public release date: 11-Sep-2011 [ Print | E-mail Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: Robert Perkinsperkinsr@usc.edu 213-740-9226University of Southern California For the first time, USC scientists have mapped out a neuroreceptor. The team produced the world's first high-resolution images of the α7 (Alpha 7) receptor, a molecule responsible for transmitting signals between neurons – particularly in regions of the brain believed to be associated with learning and memory. Using the image, scientists will be better equipped to design pharmaceuticals specifically to interact with the receptor, instead of blindly using a trial-and-error approach. "A lot of interest in this work will come from pharmaceutical companies," said corresponding author Lin Chen, professor of biological sciences and chemistry at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. The findings follow up on Chen's earlier landmark achievement, deciphering the inner workings of a nicotine receptor in 2007. [ Print | E-mail

Neurotechnology Neurotechnology is any technology that has a fundamental influence on how people understand the brain and various aspects of consciousness, thought, and higher order activities in the brain. It also includes technologies that are designed to improve and repair brain function and allow researchers and clinicians to visualize the brain. Background[edit] The field of neurotechnology has been around for nearly half a century but has only reached maturity in the last twenty years. The advent of brain imaging revolutionized the field, allowing researchers to directly monitor the brain’s activities during experiments. As the field’s depth increases it will potentially allow society to control and harness more of what the brain does and how it influences lifestyles and personalities. Current technologies[edit] Imaging[edit] Computed tomography (CT) is another technology used for scanning the brain. Positron emission tomography (PET) is another imaging technology that aids researchers. Ethics[edit]

Brain Fitness and Cognitive Health Authority: Market Research and Advisory Services Neurology Nanotech Nanoscale technologies have a potential revolutionary impact into the basic understanding, visualization and therapeutic applications of neuroscience. The special symposium on Nanotechnology to Neuroscience will deliver the state of the art in nanotechnology applications towards the development of therapies and pharmaceuticals for the treatment of neurological disorders, taking advantage of the nanoscale structure of neural cells (both neurons and glia). The symposium will include technologies such as quantum dots and other nanotechnologies that can visualize, measure, and track the molecular structure and dynamics of both intracellular and extracellular processes in neural cells. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine (Nanomedicine) Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine (Nanomedicine) is a newly established, international, peer-reviewed journal published quarterly. Journal of Nanoparticle Research

Computers of Flesh? | Guideposts to Happiness Does brain science help us? In times past, I never doubted it. Then, yesterday, I attended an all-day seminar about the neuroscience and clinical management of destructive habits. Afterwards, I found myself wondering how much our massive research into the brain’s activities is really benefitting human life. The neurophysiology of addiction has been studied in depth, and the lecturer talked a lot about it. This brief sketch belies an enormous amount of investigative work. At the seminar, when the presenter started speaking about the treatment of addiction, rather than the science of it, there was a shift in emphasis. Sure, there was a section on drugs that treat addiction, like naltrexone for alcoholism, buprenorphine for opiate dependence, and mecamylamine for nicotine cravings. What are we to think when the brain science sounds so sophisticated, but the best treatments remain based on common sense (e.g., change social networks), or come from ancient wisdom traditions (e.g., meditate)?

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