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MIND Reviews: Brainy Gifts

From home sleep-cycle monitoring to a tap into the psychology of motivation, these clever products promise to get inside your head

November 6, 2009 — Gary Stix, Melinda Wenner and Frederik Joelving

Neuroscience: Shooting pain

Sean Mackey inflicts pain on people in the hope of learning how to relieve it. Erik Vance gets on the receiving end.

October 28, 2009

Light All Night Not Alright

In a study presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, researchers found that mice that were exposed to light all night long showed signs of depression. Karen Hopkin reports...

October 21, 2009

Brain's Speech Center Finally Talks

In a study in the journal Science, researchers analyzed the inner workings of Broca's area, long known as the brain's speech center, in pre-op brain surgery patients. Cynthia Graber reports...

October 19, 2009

Wild Meat Raises Lead Exposure

Tests by the CDC show that eating venison and other game can raise the amounts of lead in human bodies by 50 percent

September 28, 2009 — Scott Streater and Environmental Health News

Teen Inventors Fight Tinnitus

Irish teenagers Eimear O'Carroll and Rhona Togher have developed a treatment they hope will help people with tinnitus, an unpleasant ringing in the ears. Cynthia Graber reports

September 28, 2009

Drink Now, Pay Later

A study with animals in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that alcohol abuse in adolescence leads to a lifetime of poor decision-making skills. Karen Hopkin reports...

September 23, 2009

Is REM sleep disorder an early sign of Alzheimer's or Parkinson's?

A bizarre disorder that causes people to physically act out their dreams while sleeping is associated with a dramatically increased risk of developing dementia, and Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, according to new research that suggests the sleep disorder may actually be an early symptom of those conditions...

December 24, 2008 — Jordan Lite
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