Month: May 2017

Electric Brain Stimulation Might Be Helpful In Treating Brain Disorders

Originally found on https://www.immortal.org/33495/electric-brain-stimulation-might-helpful-treating-brain-disorders/ Sending small bursts of electricity to the brain in order to help with memory retention has already been previously dissected, and a new study suggests that this experimental therapy might be even more effective than formerly thought. Neuroscientists from the University of Pennsylvania have demonstrated that electrical pulses to the brain can…

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Researchers Enhance Human Memory with Electrical Stimulation

Originally found on http://bigthink.com/philip-perry/researchers-enhance-human-memory-with-electrical-stimulation How good is your memory? It usually varies from person to person. This much is easily recognizable. But did you know that the sharpness of your memory can vary from one day to the next? Those who have had a stroke or a traumatic brain injury (TBI), often face memory impairment. They…

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Neurofeedback Using fMRI Found to Decrease MDD Symptoms, Study Shows

Originally found on http://alert.psychnews.org/2017/04/neurofeedback-using-fmri-found-to.html Functional magnetic resonance imaging (rtfMRI) providing imaging feedback in real time to patients with major depressive disorder helped them retrieve positive autobiographical memories, increased hemodynamic activity in the amygdala, and decreased depressive symptoms one week after the intervention. In a report appearing today in AJP in Advance, Kymberly Young, Ph.D., of the…

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