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Deep brain stimulation effective to relieve treatment-resistant depression, long-term data shows

October 7, 2019

Patients suffering from severe, treatment-resistant depression can experience long-term relief through deep brain stimulation, according to research conducted…
Particle physicists lend a hand to advance neuroscience

September 30, 2019

Psychologist Anthony Norcia had a problem. In his research untangling vision processing in the brain, he wanted to simultaneously zap…
A model for brain activity during brain stimulation therapy

September 27, 2019

Brain stimulation, where targeted electrical impulses are directly applied to a patient’s brain, is already an effective therapy…
Team stimulates neurons to induce particular perceptions in mice’s minds

July 23, 2019

Hallucinations are spooky and, fortunately, fairly rare. But, a new study suggests, the real question isn’t so much…
Synthetic Speech Generated from Brain Recordings

April 29, 2019

A state-of-the-art brain-machine interface created by UC San Francisco neuroscientists can generate natural-sounding synthetic speech by using brain…
Brain wave stimulation may improve Alzheimer’s symptoms

March 18, 2019

By exposing mice to a unique combination of light and sound, MIT neuroscientists have shown that they can…
Brain Stimulation Relieves Depression Symptoms

December 4, 2018

Patients with moderate to severe depression reported significant improvements in mood when researchers precisely stimulated a brain region…
LLNL’s neurotech innovation featured at DARPA’s 60th Anniversary Symposium

December 1, 2018

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) held its 60thAnniversary Symposium in Maryland recently, at which an exhibit…
Entrainment of the Brain‘s Theta Waves Proven to Enhance Memory

October 23, 2018

A new study conducted at the Centre for Neuroscience at the University of California, Davis, published recently in…
Brain Wave Device Enhances Memory Function

October 23, 2018

The entrainment of theta brain waves with a commercially available device not only enhances theta wave activity, but…
Electronic device implanted in the brain could stop seizures

August 30, 2018

Researchers have successfully demonstrated how an electronic device implanted directly into the brain can detect, stop and even…
Brain stimulation decreases intent to commit assault

July 10, 2018

Stimulating the prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain responsible for controlling complex ideas and behaviors, can reduce…
A Next-Gen EEG Could Help Bring Back Lost Brain Function

July 5, 2018

A device under development at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University could help…
Editing brain activity with holography

May 3, 2018

What if we could edit the sensations we feel; paste in our brain pictures that we never saw,…
Precisely Timed Brain Stimulation Improves Memory

February 9, 2018

Precisely timed electrical stimulation to the left side of the brain can reliably and significantly enhance learning and…
Electric scalp device prolongs survival in deadly brain cancer

December 20, 2017

A device attached to a patient’s scalp that delivers a continuous dose of low-intensity electric fields improves survival…
AI-Controlled Brain Implant for Mental Disorders

November 27, 2017

In a presentation given during a meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in Washington, DC, two groups of…
Brain stimulation may improve cognitive performance in people with schizophrenia

July 25, 2017

Brain stimulation could be used to treat cognitive deficits frequently associated with schizophrenia, according to a new study…
Remote control of behaviour by optically activating single neurons

May 19, 2017

Scientists from the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology in Martinsried have developed a method that allows them to…
Brain Stimulation Boosts Cognitive Performance while Training

April 25, 2017

A cognitive scientist from the Sandia National Laboratories, Mike Trumbo, has demonstrated that, under certain conditions, transcranial direct…
Brain stimulation improves schizophrenia-like cognitive problems

March 30, 2017

Cerebellar stimulation restores missing brain wave in rats and corrects timing deficit “A beautiful, lobular structure,” is how…
Brain technique improves cognitive control

December 17, 2016

A cutting edge, non-invasive brain stimulation technique could improve cognitive control for people with conditions such as schizophrenia…
Timing may be key to understanding cognitive problems in Parkinson’s disease

December 16, 2016

Brain stimulation replaces missing brain wave and improves cognitive process in mice that lack dopamine When a cheetah…
The physics of caffeine extraction now provides solutions for nerve stimulation

December 13, 2016

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have developed a method for producing flexible plastic electrodes capable of releasing the neurotransmitter…
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