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Why Music Sounds Bad Or Good: Your Brain Knows The Next Note

As the concert begins, your brain is anticipating some essential properties of the sound and may even be adjusting what you will hear toward what you are expecting, all in milliseconds.

06/10/2015

How The Brain Avoids Blurry Vision

How The Brain Avoids Blurry Vision

Scientists have discovered how nerve cells stabilize visual images…

06/02/2015

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UC Scientists Discover Drug Makes Brains, Bodies Young Again

Imagine a drug that could make your aging mind and body young again. It sounds like the fountain of youth.

05/16/2015

Alexander Jason shows off a device he says stimulates his brain using electrical current. (CBS SF)

Forget Coffee, Techies Giving Brain An Electric Jolt To Stay More Focused

The latest gadget promising to revolutionize your life is a gizmo that zaps your brain to make it smarter and more focused. Doctors definitely aren’t convinced, but some Bay Area residents swear by it.

11/26/2014

Brittany Maynard moved with her family from the Bay Area to Oregon and ended her life in November.(Brittany Maynard/YouTube)

29-Year-Old SF Woman Battling Brain Cancer Reconsiders Date To End Her Life

A terminally ill 29-year-old woman from San Francisco is giving more thought on her decision to die by assisted suicide two days after her husband’s birthday on Nov. 1.

10/30/2014

Brittany at home in San Francisco with her dog Charley. (Photo courtesy of thebrittanyfund.org)

29-Year-Old San Francisco Woman With Brain Cancer Plans To End Her Life On Nov. 1st

Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman battling stage 4 brain cancer from San Francisco, plans to die two days after her husband’s birthday by assisted suicide and is launching a nationwide campaign calling for death with dignity laws.

10/07/2014

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Secretive Military Agency Develops Memory-Restoring Brain-Implant With Lawrence Livermore Lab

A device that can be implanted in the brain of patients suffering Alzheimer’s disease or traumatic brain injuries holds the possibility of restoring their memories.

07/08/2014

In this 2008 photo former Stanford quarterback Trent Edwards suffers a concussion while playing for the Buffalo Bills. (Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Judge Approves New NFL Concussion Settlement

A federal judge has granted preliminary approval to a deal that would compensate former NFL players for concussion-related claims.

07/07/2014

Image from a home video shows Paul Nelson restraining his son during a bout of psychotic behavior caused by PANS. (CBS)

Stanford Devotes Clinic To Research Auto-Immune Disease PANS Which Causes Violent Episodes In Children

The disease called PANS, or Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome, is so new that many doctors don’t recognize it.

05/07/2014

Jailem Sidhu survived brain surgery at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital. (CBS)

Boy Nicknamed ‘The Bulldozer’ By Friends Survives Brain Surgery In Bay Area Hospital

A boy nicknamed ‘The Bulldozer’ is heading home after life-saving brain surgery at a Bay Area hospital.

04/16/2014

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