Neuroscience News at the RUB - 2016

13.12.2016 Competence Net MS

RUB Prof. Dr. Ralf Gold is new speaker of the competence net multiple sclerosis.
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04.10.2016 Speech perception in the brain

Bochum psychologists have first used a smartphone app for their research about "Investigating heritability of laterality and cognitive control in speech perception".
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15.09.2016 Poison in the brain

Spherical structures in the nucleus of nerve cells, so-called nuclear spheres, are suspected to trigger Alzheimer's disease. Researchers from Ruhr University Bochum have published their findings in the journal Neurobiology of Aging.
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30.08.2016 Cannabinoid receptor activates spermatozoa

Researchers from Bochum and Bonn have detected a highly sensitive cannabinoid receptor in spermatozoa. Its function is crucial for fertilisation. They published their findings in Scientific Reports.
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29.08.2016 When the immune system attacks brain cells

Researchers from the Ruhr University Bochum and the Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine in Göttingen have discovered details on autoimmune diseases of the brain. The results are published in the journal "Molecular Psychiatry".
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08.06.2016 Neuromedicine successfully at university clinic Bergmannsheil

The neurological clinic Bergmannsheil has been successful in BMBF funding initiative. Around 2 million euros in funding for NeuroTechGate.
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01.06.2016 New discoveries in scent research

Olfactory receptor discovered in pigment cells of the skin.
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18.04.2016 How children perceive faces

Seven-year-olds show different brain activities than adults when it comes to facial perception.
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01.04.2016 Brain processes social information at high priority

Everyday actions activate bottom-up attention processes. Bochum researchers use hypnosis to study cognitive processes.
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07.01.2016 Episodic memory is faster than expected

Researchers at the Ruhr University Bochum and University of Birmingham published their results in the Journal of Neuroscience.
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