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schizophrenia

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A little black dress that speaks to schizophrenia

U.K. design students fashion powerful garments that aim to explain the neuroscientific underpinnings of bipolar disorder, epilepsy, autism, Alzheimer's, and more.

By Apr. 5, 2013

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Detecting schizophrenia: The eyes have it

Researchers using video software to analyze eye movements during certain tasks said they can identify schizophrenia with "exceptional accuracy."

By Oct. 30, 2012

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Your smartphone knows which side of the brain you're using

The iDichotic iPhone app appears to be as reliable as traditional lab tests in determining which side of the brain is most involved in language processing.

By Feb. 8, 2013

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Lights! Neurons! Action! Binge-drinking lab rats go cold turkey

A new study using light to target and stimulate specific neurons in lab rats trained to drink much the way human binge-drinkers do finds the rodents "flat out stopped drinking."

By Jan. 6, 2014

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Scientists raise mini human brain in a petri dish

With the goal of being able to better study neurological diseases, researchers create a lab-grown brain with stem cells.

By Aug. 28, 2013

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Video gaming boosts certain brain regions, study says

Play more video games. Researchers put Super Mario 64 to the test on a small sample of gamers and find it increases gray matter in some areas of the brain.

By Nov. 5, 2013

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Shock: Research says pot makes you lazy (but not psychotic)

Scientists in London conclude that smoking your favored leaf cools down your dopamine-synthesis skills. Their initial hypothesis was that pot contributed to psychosis, which they now doubt.

By Jul. 1, 2013

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Windows 8.1: New features, but same problems

Microsoft fixes some complaints about Windows 8, such as the lack of a Start button, but the features likely won't change buyers' opinions.

By Oct. 17, 2013

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How IBM is making computers more like your brain. For real

Big Blue is using the human brain as a template for breakthrough designs. Brace yourself for a supercomputer that's cooled and powered by electronic blood and small enough to fit in a backpack.

By Oct. 17, 2013