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* SAVE THE DATE * BNA2017: Festival of Neuroscience

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Once again the BNA will be hosting our flagship biennial meeting the Festival of Neuroscience. This will be the third of its kind to take place and delegates can once again expect a jam-packed scientific programme with the top experts in their field offering research findings from the hottest topics in neuroscience, as well as many other activities including public ...

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The 2016 Anne silk Lecture – Inside the voice: Using neuroimaging to understand the sounds of the self

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The RSM’s annual Anne Silk Lecture – which focuses on progress in neuroscience – is back, this year delving into the science behind the voice. The voice is a dynamic expression of the self: an action first and foremost, it carries moment-to-moment information on the content on our thoughts, our moods and intentions, as well as more stable cues to ...

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Bristol Neuroscience Festival

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This year’s event will mark the tenth anniversary of the Bristol Neuroscience Festival, being held 18-19 March 2016. The festival is a two day public science event designed for all ages from primary school to adult.  There will be exhibits, talks, hand-on activities and a Brain Art competition.  Come and meet neuroscience researchers, clinicians and local organisations to talk about ...

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London Students’ Neuroscience Conference 2016

London Students' Neuroscience Conference

When 6th and 7th February 2016 Where Imperial College London Description LSNeuroN2016, taking place on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th February 2016, will showcase the very best neuroscience has to offer, with a busy programme of plenary speakers and smaller symposium and workshops, organised by each neuroscience society. Poster presentation sessions will enable anyone from undergraduate to PhD, to present ...

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4th EUNS National Conference 2016: Neuroscience to Neurology

4th National Conference: Neuroscience to Neurology

When 6th February 2016 Where Chancellor’s Building, Little France, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Join EUNS for their 4th National Conference: Neuroscience to Neurology on Saturday 6th February 2016 at the Chancellor’s Building, Little France, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. This fantastic event is an opportunity for undergraduate students of medicine, biomedical science and psychology to learn more about a career in ...

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Christmas Symposium 2015: NEUROSCIENCE …PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE

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2015 is a momentous year for the BNA as it marks 50 years of existence for the association, and to celebrate the occasion they are holding a very special seasonal symposium. A top line-up of expert speakers will guide you through the substantial progress that Neuroscience has made over the last 50 years. The meeting will take place in the iconic ...

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Probiotics Are Not Just Good For Your Gut, but May Help Anxiety and Memory Problems too

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A new study by University College Cork has found that people who were given capsules containing Bifodobacterium longum 1714, a natural probiotic, suffered less stress and also gained better results on memory tests. After the month long study, lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol were reported in comparison to the levels measured when taking a placebo. The patients who ...

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GW4 Early Career Neuroscientist Day

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GW4 Early Career Neuroscientist Day will Bring together early career neuroscientists, including postgraduates and post-docs, from the GW4 universities across all neuroscience fields, from cell biology to cognitive psychology. Expect talks by leading researchers collaborating between GW4 universities, expert seminars on the latest cutting edge techniques, speakers from research in industry for our alternative careers session, and invited talks from ...

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Link Identified Between Sleep Disturbances and MS Related Fatigue

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Lauren Strober PhD, a senior research scientist in Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Research at the Kessler Foundation in the United States, has recently conducted a study to explore the association between sleep disturbance in people suffering from multiple sclerosis and secondary fatigue. The conclusions of her study “Fatigue in multiple sclerosis: a look at the role of poor sleep” were published ...

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Brain Structures Involved in Delayed Gratification Identified

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Researchers at McGill University have been able to identify the specific areas of the brain which are involved in delayed gratification. The study, which was published recently in the European Journal of Neuroscience, was able to demonstrate that the area of the brain associated with memory, the hippocampus, and the area associated with pleasure, the nucleus accumbens, work collectively when ...

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