Posts Tagged ‘neuroscience’

Ben Hayden raises a great cause for concern about the growing literature in political attitude and neuroscience. I’ve written about Liberal vs Conservative studies and the neuroscience associated with them, and I too, feel they have an unfair tone about them.  The question, whether folks with a liberal or conservative attitude have predictable neurological markers, …

This article left me thinking that we’re continually looking to the institution of Science to be the authority of some common sense analysis and conclusions, except that it doesn’t always answer the questions it raises! Little, if anything at all appears resolved by this study, especially in the light of common folk wisdom -however, I …

The science of creativity is on the top five list of research interests of mine. It’s long been understood that the right hemisphere of the brain is where most of the imaginative and unstructured thinking takes place, which is why it’s thought of as the dominant hemisphere of creatives. However this research highlights the role …

Using a new Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technique, researchers build on evidence that dementias are spread throughout the brain along targeted neuronal pathways in a manner similar to prion diseases. The study was published in the March 22 edition of Neuron by SFVAMC scientists in collaboration with Dr. Bruce Miller.

Prion-like progression is characterized by misfolded proteins …