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# neuroscience - Thursday 14 December, 2017

There may be a link between hearing loss and dementia - Trinity study

The study’s lead researcher has called for more research to examine whether the treatment of hearing loss can decrease the chances of developing dementia.

# neuroscience - Monday 6 October, 2014

UCC to give honorary degree to newly-crowned Nobel prize winner

May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser have shared the award with fellow neuroscientist John O’Keefe.

# neuroscience - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Listening to Beethoven and Eminem can give people the same emotions

Why your favourite song takes you down memory lane…

# neuroscience - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Good news: It may be possible to overwrite bad memories

Thank you light-sensitive algae protein.

# neuroscience - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Scientists are figuring out a way to make our brains work better

The results could be good news for those suffering from nervous system disorders.

# neuroscience - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Use cannabis from time to time? Even casual use can alter your brain, a new study says

The study is the first to focus on possible brain effects among recreational users.

# neuroscience - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Older people are 'less aware that they make mistakes'

But researchers at Trinity want to help them stay mentally sharp.

# neuroscience - Friday 17 May, 2013

Column: How practising mindfulness can help your work life

Some of the world’s most successful companies are investing in mindfulness training for their employees to help them deal better with stress and workplace challenges, writes Joanne O’Malley

# neuroscience - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Global traumatic brain injury rates could be six times higher than thought - study

A New Zealand study has shown that mild brain injury could be more prevalent than previously believed.

# neuroscience - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Why it's SO hard to ignore a crying baby...

It doesn’t matter if you don’t have kids of your own – the sound of an infant in distress provokes strong reaction in the human brain.

# neuroscience - Sunday 29 July, 2012

New gene could potentially prevent epileptic seizures

Irish researchers have discovered a new gene that could offer new hope to epilepsy sufferers.

# neuroscience - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Impulsive teenagers: there's a reason for that behaviour

Brain wiring could be a cause for early drug use by teenagers.

# neuroscience - Monday 28 November, 2011

EU-funded researchers make breakthrough on robotic brain surgery Robosurgeons This post contains videos

EU-funded researchers make breakthrough on robotic brain surgery

The keyhole surgery robot has 13 degrees of movement and the ability to assess the level of force applied during surgery.

# neuroscience - Thursday 23 June, 2011

'Significant abnormalities' in brains of cocaine users

People taking the drug may also be suffering serious heart damage even if they show no symptoms, according to a separate study.

# neuroscience - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Be a swinger: Seven of the strangest sleep tips from science Sleep Tips

Be a swinger: Seven of the strangest sleep tips from science

Swinging in a hammock is the best way to take a nap, new research shows. Here are some other unusual suggestions that might help catapult you into the land of Nod.

# neuroscience - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Teenagers' brains could predict the pop hits of the future Music

Teenagers' brains could predict the pop hits of the future

Scanning the brain activity of teenagers while they listen could help pick future chart-toppers – but their own preferences are useless, a new study has found.

# neuroscience - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Scientists unlock mystery of 'sympathy pain': when we feel somebody else getting hurt

Some people are so good at imagining other people’s pain that they physically feel it themselves – and it’s linked to the ‘phantom pain’ amputees suffer in their missing limbs.

# neuroscience - Thursday 28 October, 2010

Can meditation change your brain?

Want some “lovingkindness” in your life? Meditation could offer a permanent change of mind-frame.