A recent publication, led by Dr. Yuval Nir, showed that noradrenaline has an important role in sensory stimuli from the environment.
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Perceptual biases – The way we perceive information according to our beliefs and fears.
Interview with Dr. Hadas Okon-Singer, Head of the Department of Cognitive Science, University of Haifa.
President Rivlin hosted a reception in honor of the first three Israeli recipients of the Blavatnik Award for Exceptional Young Scientists and Engineers.
Brain Mysterious Research; The effect of psychological stress, through brain activity, on the response of the immune system and the chances of recovery from cancer.
The researchers, from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and Tel Aviv University, developed a method to repair the damaged spinal cord based on tissue engineering and implantation of stem cells, taken from the oral mucosa membrane in the mouth near the gums. The rats regained sensation and control of their lower limbs, the team reports.
A rapid brain learning mechanism has been identified that may save us a lot of memorization and practice.
Dr. Nitzan Censor, a brain researcher at the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Tel Aviv, invented a new brain mechanism of learning. This research was published at the Nature magazine.