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During the two-hour examination, Sharon was shown photos of family members and doctors played a recording of his son Gilad's voice in order to check if and to what extent his brain responds to external stimulation. The tests' findings showed "
A team of researchers is questioning the findings of a highly publicized study that claimed bedside EEG testing showed evidence of conscious awareness in three patients diagnosed as being in a vegetative state. That study, published two years ago in
The punishment is worse if it was intentional" in terms of legal retribution, such as jail time or a fine, said Jean Decety, the Irving B. Harris professor of psychology and psychiatry at the University of Chicago and lead author of the paper titled "
Dec 19 2012 We spend a great deal of time in the pages of Science-Based Medicine taking down every form of pseudoscience in medicine. Of course, what we see as pseudoscience, proponents often see as emerging or cutting edge science. They are taking
The study by researchers at Thomas Jefferson University and the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil revealed intriguing findings of decreased brain activity during mediumistic dissociative state, which generated complex written content. The 10 mediums-
When listening, this oscillation synchronizes to the sounds we are hearing. And researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences have found that this influences the way we listen. To be able to track each listener's
Substance addiction is a perplexing phenomenon for those who fortunately do not suffer from it. Although it is incredible to believe that people would willfully engage in behaviors that create problems with their lives on so many levels, substance
With the support of the school district, one Tenafly educator is promoting increased learning through physical activity. In the "Brain Fitness" program, students take a break from learning to perform a combination of various exercises to reenergize
If you're an avid reader, you've probably had a moment when your book felt more real than the world around you. Curled in a favorite spot, you may have felt almost as if you were in Narnia, had traveled through middle-earth with Frodo Baggins, or
October 9, 2012 A member of Hack Manhattan shows a passerby how to use the "Brain Bats" game of thought-controlled "Pong" at the World Maker Faire New York, held at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, on Sept. 29. (Joshua Philipp/The Epoch Times)