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New brain imaging study seeks answers to mysteries of chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia

Summary: Neuroimaging Study Reveals Neurovascular Coupling Can Cause Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, and Other Disorders Source: Sunshine Coast University Dynamic, bubbly and full of energy, Nadia, 24, an occupational rehabilitation consultant, was living her best life. Then fatigue set in. Now, five years after her first symptoms of chronic fatigue appeared, she is taking part …

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Next-Gen Computing Market Sees Huge Growth for New Normal |  ABM, Advanced Brain Monitoring, Amazon - Digital Journal

Next-Gen Computing Market Sees Huge Growth for New Normal | ABM, Advanced Brain Monitoring, Amazon – Digital Journal

New Jersey, United States, December 11, 2022 /Digital newspaper/ Next-generation computing technology is fundamentally different from conventional computers and supercomputers. It is also called high performance computing and uses technology based on quantum phenomena. Unlike conventional computers, it uses quantum bits to process data. Also, next-generation computing performs complex calculations proficiently as compared to conventional …

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Constant smartphone notifications strain your brain – Neuroscience News

Summary: Constant push notifications on smartphones can affect cognition by decreasing concentration and increasing distraction. The researchers found that heavy smartphone use was associated with poor concentration recovery following a notification and with alterations in brain activity that made people more responsive to push notifications. Source: The conversation A ping from the pizza company. A …

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Harnessing immune cells in the brain to ward off Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases – Neuroscience News

Summary: Researchers have identified a protein that could be harnessed to help microglia in the brain ward off Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. Source: The conversation Many neurodegenerative diseases, or conditions resulting from the loss of function or death of brain cells, remain largely incurable. Most available treatments target only one of the multiple …

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Constant app notifications stress your brain, but you can regain your focus

Constant app notifications stress your brain, but you can regain your focus

A ping from the pizza company. A few pings from your social networks. Ping, ping, ping from your family WhatsApp group trying to host a weekend barbecue. With all those smartphone notifications, it’s no wonder you lose focus on what you’re trying to do. Your phone doesn’t even have to ping to distract you. There’s …

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Ping, your pizza is on the way.  Ping, please rate the driver.  Yes, the constant notifications really tax your brain

Ping, your pizza is on the way. Ping, please rate the driver. Yes, the constant notifications really tax your brain

A ping from the pizza company. A few pings from your social networks. Ping, ping, ping from your family WhatsApp group trying to host a weekend barbecue. With all those smartphone notifications, it’s no wonder you lose focus on what you’re trying to do. Your phone doesn’t even have to ping to distract you. There’s …

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Device boosting brain and body communication in stroke survivors

Device boosting brain and body communication in stroke survivors

Device boosting brain and body communication in stroke survivors Updated: 4:43 PM EST December 7, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript AND WE WATCHED HOW IT WORKS. >> Alright, let’s do it. ERIKA: SINCE HIS STROKE TWO YEARS AGO, DAVID SULLIVAN HAS HAD TO STRUGGLE USING HIS LEFT SIDE. >> IT’S GOOD. ERIKA: A 40-YEAR-OLD FATHER …

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Study: Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Mental Health and Brain Maturation in Adolescents: Implications for Analyzing Longitudinal Data. Image Credit: Shan_shan / Shutterstock.com

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused rapid brain aging in adolescents

In a recent Biological Psychiatry: Global Open Science study, Stanford University researchers are assessing how the stress and social disruption caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has affected the neurodevelopment of young adults. Study: Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health and brain maturation in adolescents: implications for longitudinal data analysis. Image …

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Brain Imaging Study Reveals Distinct Neural Mechanisms Underlying Excessive Smartphone Use

A study using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) compared the brain activities of people with smartphone addiction (excessive smartphone use) and those who use their smartphone less intrusively. He reported systematic differences in brain activity during rest between the two groups. Additionally, two fMRI indicators of neural activity were found to correlate with psychological ratings …

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