Further development of brain research instrument receives seven-figure sum in funding

2. syyskuu 2015

The aim of the project is to develop an instrument combining magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and magnetoencephalography (MEG).

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Robin Dunbar: We can have about 150 friends

17. kesäkuu 2015

On average, a person can have a maximum of 150 friends and acquaintances with whom he/she can maintain permanent social relationships.

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Obesity is associated with brain’s neurotransmitters

4. maaliskuu 2015

Researchers at Aalto University and University of Turku have revealed how obesity is associated with altered opioid neurotransmission in the brain.

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What brain imaging tells about human brain, mind and emotions?

2. joulukuu 2014

Today brain activities can be studied more accurately than ever before. Despite the sophisticated technologies, a mystery of humanity will prevail.

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Aki Vehtari has been appointed Associate Professor of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science

26. marraskuu 2014

Vehtari's research uses Bayesian modelling to, for example, data analysis for neuroscience and disease risk prediction.

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Petri Ala-Laurila receives 2014 Academy of Finland Award

26. marraskuu 2014

Petri Ala-Laurila, one of Finland's most promising young biophysicists, is conducting research on the processing of visual data in neural circuits.


Brain disease and cancer - the big research challenges for the future

26. marraskuu 2014

There are plenty of challenges ahead for researchers in the coming years as they develop treatments and medicines for taking care of and cure those.

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Honorary Doctor Claudia Tesche wants to “play the music of the brain back into it”

27. lokakuu 2014

She was awarded for her pioneering work of over 30 years on neuronal dynamics and MEG brain imaging methodology and research.

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Aalto University-launched brain stimulation company lists on the stock exchange

13. lokakuu 2014

Medical device developed by Nexstim achieves very promising results for stroke patient rehabilitation

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Aalto-born Brain Stimulation Company Plans Initial Public Offering

19. syyskuu 2014

Medical device developed by Nexstim achieves very promising results for stroke patient rehabilitation in the US.

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SYSTEM RESEARCH - "Studies from Aalto University in the Area of Neuroscience Described (Neuromagnetic brain responses to other person's eye blinks seen on video)"

12. syyskuu 2014

Recent findings of the researchers of the Brain Research Unit reveal that eye blinks may relate to the social importance of facial gestures.

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Field of Science - Epiphenom: "Supernatural believers see minds at work behind random patterns"

3. syyskuu 2014

A recent article of the neuroscientists of Aalto University and University of Helsinki, is reviewed in the Field of Science blog -"Epiphenom".

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