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What Tapping The Mobile Can Tell

Mobile phones have become an integral part of our 24/7 society. From a health scientific perspective, they represent at the same time a potential negative influence but also [...]

April 7, 2021

New Perspectives on Language

Where does our ability to communicate come from? How does language develop and how do we pass it on from generation to generation? The National Centre of Competence in [...]

April 7, 2021

How Does Empathy Feel Like on Opioids?

When prescription opioids are used over a longer period for medical or non-medical purposes, it can have consequences on brain and behavior. Sara Kroll and Boris Quednow from [...]

April 7, 2021

Neurostimulation Against Migraine

Can electrical neurostimulation be used to help migraine patients? A new study indicates that modification of neural excitability over the visual cortex reduces the [...]

January 20, 2021

Control of Fear Extinction

What happens in the brain when we are faced with threat and how does it suppress fear caused by traumatic experiences? A new paper by the groups of Daria Peleg-Raibstein and [...]

October 4, 2020

Robot-assisted Therapy of Hand Function

A new study shows that robot-assisted therapy of hand function after stroke is as successful in improving upper limb function as conventional therapy. The results by Raffaele [...]

October 4, 2020

Modulation of Dream Content

Many people have vivid bodily experiences in their dreams, even though the body is not actually moving. We have now shown that stimulation of the sensorimotor cortex can [...]

July 1, 2020

Brain & Body Integrity Dysphoria

Persons with Body Integrity Dysphoria (BID) feel disturbingly uncomfortable in their body and seek the amputation of a limb to feel complete. We found abnormalities in the [...]

July 1, 2020

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