The second Brain Twitter Conference kicks off 8 March: non-stop neuroscience for 16 hours

7. maaliskuu 2018

The keynote topics include the social brain and emotions' effect on speech production.

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Film Memento helped uncover how the brain remembers and interprets events from clues

21. helmikuu 2018

Key repeating moments in the film give viewers the information they need to understand the storyline. The scenes cause identical reactions in the viewer’s brain. The results deepen our understanding of how the brain functions, how narratives work in film, and memory mechanisms impaired by conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease.

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Love and fear are visible across the brain instead of being restricted to any brain region

14. helmikuu 2018

The brain mechanisms of basic emotions such as anger and happiness are fairly similar across people. Differences are greater in social emotions, such as gratitude and contempt.

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Olav Thon Foundation grants the 2018 international research award to Academician, Professor Emerita Riitta Hari

17. tammikuu 2018

The researcher prize was awarded due to excellence in brain research.

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Three Aalto postdocs to pitch their bold research ideas in Slush

28. marraskuu 2017

Anand Tatikonda, Anna Stöckl and Tommi Himberg are competing for the Skolar Award at Slush.

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A film research study shows how the brain reacts to difficult moral issues

27. lokakuu 2017

The family relationship between film characters clearly affects the reactions in the viewers' brain.

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Tommi Himberg to head the newly established Young Academy Finland

25. lokakuu 2017

The academy for young scientists wants to promote science in Finnish society.

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Holding an object requires smooth interaction between high and low brain frequencies

18. lokakuu 2017

Researchers have identified a neuronal mechanism enabling people to maintain constant contraction force.

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Magnetic stimulation of the brain improved awareness of subject's own cognitive abilities

29. elokuu 2017

Understanding brain function might help in the development of new treatments for neuropsychiatric illnesses in the future.

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Aalto University and GE Healthcare expand their cooperation

17. elokuu 2017

The areas of cooperation include healthcare data analytics and artificial intelligence as well as start-up activities.

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One million euro for research on electromagnetic brain stimulation

26. huhtikuu 2017

The Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation has awarded a grant for a joint project developed by Aalto University and the University of Eastern Finland.

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Movie research results: Multitasking overloads the brain

25. huhtikuu 2017

The brain works most efficiently when it can focus on a single task for a longer period of time.

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Associate Professor Iiro Jääskeläinen’s brain research uses movies as stimuli

25. huhtikuu 2017

Rapid progress in brain research will bear remarkable impact in the near future.


Brain researchers move conference to Twitter

30. maaliskuu 2017

Follow #brainTC 20 April 2017 for recent advances in neuroscience.

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Sometimes just watching hurts—and the signs of pain are seen in the brain

28. marraskuu 2016

Brain research helps to develop diagnostics and new therapies for people suffering from complex regional pain syndrome CRPS.

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Aalto Brain Centre showcasing the newest and coolest in neuroscience

7. syyskuu 2016

The ABC Seminar series will kick off on Wednesday 14th September. International top-level scientists present the newest and coolest in neuroscience.

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Seeing touch and haptic events entrains the brain activity

2. elokuu 2016

Researchers measured brain activity in volunteers who were given tactile stimuli while watching a movie.

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Plans begin for Finland's first high-field magnetic resonance imaging centre

25. huhtikuu 2016

The memo of the Ultra-High Field MRI: Transition to Human 7 T in Finland symposium, held in autumn 2015, has been published.

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Health Capital Helsinki brings together top experts

17. helmikuu 2016

Broad cooperation is needed in the creation of new companies, in order for the right know-how and people to find each other.

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7. tammikuu 2016

ANI News 1/2016

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Riitta Salmelin receives Justine & Yves Sergent award

30. marraskuu 2015

The awards is a well know prestige among international brain imaging researchers


Towards more accurate neuroimaging

19. lokakuu 2015

Aalto University was one of the organisers of a ultra-high MRI themed workshop.

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For the benefit of people

19. lokakuu 2015

Pinning down brain disease is a contact sport, Professor of Systems Neuroscience Matti Hämäläinen has found during his career.

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Obesity surgery normalizes brain opioids

6. lokakuu 2015

Researchers have revealed how obesity surgery recovers opioid neurotransmission in the brain.

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Unexpected link between choroid plexus and chronic pain

22. syyskuu 2015

An observation by Finnish researchers shows that the central nervous system plays an important role in complex regional pain syndrome.

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