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investigation of default mode network role in automatic decision making

Posted comment on ´Default mode contributions to automated information processing` by D. Vatansever, D.K.  Menon and E.A. Stamatakis and published in PNAS October 23rd 2017 doi 10.1073/pnas.1710521114 SUMMARY Vatansever, Menon and Stamatakis investigated the role of the Default Mode Network … Continue reading

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feature binding in human visual working memory

Posted comment on ´Neural architecture for feature binding in visual working memory` by S.Schneegans and P.M. Bays and published in Journal of Neuroscience April 2017 vol 37 (14) page 3913 doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3943-16.2017 SUMMARY Schneegans and Bays propose in their article that … Continue reading

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interbrain cortical synchronisation in motor areas encodes aspects of social interaction

Posted comment on ´Interbrain cortical synchronisation encodes multiple aspects of social interactions in monkey pairs` by P. Tseng, S. Rajangam, G. Lehew, M.A. Lebedev and M.A.L: Nicolelis and published in Scientific Reports vol 8 article number 4699 (2018) SUMMARY Tseng … Continue reading

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local translation and the role of the RNA binding protein

Posted comment on ´The function of RNA-binding proteins at the synapse: implications for neurodegeneration`  by C.F. Sephton and G.Yu and published in Cell. Mol. Life Sci. 2015 vol 72 page 3621 doi 10.1007/s00018-015-1943-x SUMMARY Sephton and Yu began their article … Continue reading

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neuronal firing relating to pain and the influence of anxiety

Posted comment on ´Determining the neural substrate for encoding a memory of human pain and the influence of anxiety` written by M. Tseng, Y. Kong, F. Eippert and I. Tracey and published in Journal of Neuroscience December 2017 vol. 37 … Continue reading

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inhibition of visual input by top-down modulation in the case of conscious awareness of information in working memory

Posted comment on ´Attention, working memory and phenomenal experience of WM content: memory levels determined by different types of top-down modulation` by J. Jacob, C. Jacobs and J.Silvanto and published in Frontiers in Psychology volume 6 Article 16033 October 2015 … Continue reading

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discussion about hypothesised link between the menopause and Alzheimer disease

Posted comment on ´Changing your mind`  by J. Hamzelou and published in New Scientist 3141 2nd September 2017 p.36. SUMMARY Hamzelou began her article by describing some of the symptoms experienced by some women going through menopause. She stated that … Continue reading

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