Tag: "imagery" at medical news
We do 'feel with the mind's eye,' confirm Emory researchers in Nature
...ting on the fingertip, suggesting to usthat visual imagery
facilitates this tactile task," Dr. Sathian says. "I hadthought for some time that visual imagery
might be involved in tactileperception. We decided to see if we could obtain more direct evidence f...
Missouri scientist takes 'rocky' road to NASA
...otography," he said. "One could think of satellite imagery
as a particular type of photograph." Rickman recently returned to his geologist's aerial photography roots, refining the concept of "precision farming." In traditional farming operations, growers spread fertilizer and water uniformly over a field. W...
Hypnosis reduces surgical pain and time, improves safety
...p were guided through deep breathing exercises and imagery
of their choice to help them focus on a safe and p...loved ones all viewing the countryside below." The imagery
technique includes 11 components, including avoiding negatively loaded suggestions. Instead of sayi...
LSU hurricane experts
.... The Earth Scan Lab has a Web site with animated imagery
and photos at www.esl.lsu.edu. Huh also studies the effect of hurricanes on coastal erosion and build-up. -- Gregory Stone, associate professor, 225-388-6188, firstname.lastname@example.org . Stone recently obtained funding for four weather buoys to be placed i...
Hurricane tip sheet
.... The Earth Scan lab has a Web site with animated imagery
and photos at www.esl.lsu.edu . The researcher who directs the lab also studies the effects of hurricanes on coastal erosion and coastal build-up. Sometimes land masses are built up by hurricane-force winds. -- Oscar Huh, professor at the L...
Men more dependent on exercise than women, UF study shows
...ed at the reasons people exercise termed exercise imagery
to determine if there were differences between men and women. Exercise imagery
is divided into three categories: appearance, energy and technique. Those who exercise to change the...
Doctors should play no part in executions
...fluence on medicine as a whole. The Nazis used the imagery
of medicine to justify killing. Capital punishment in the United States now depends solely on the same medical charade, he writes. Without the respectability that lethal injection provides, capital punishment in the United States would probably cease...
Satellite images predict hantaviral transmission risk
...ealth and other institutions report that satellite imagery
could be used to determine areas at high-risk for ...man risk of HPS caused by rodent SNV. LANDSAT 5 TM imagery
was obtained for a study area in the southwestern United States where HPS was initially recognized i...
Music therapy strikes a chord with cancer patients
... twice each week for music-assisted relaxation and imagery
reported significantly less pain and nausea on average, they rated both their pain and nausea "severe" before sessions, but "moderate" after sessions. Their new bone marrow took hold faster, too: The average time until patients began producing their...
Imagining movement of affected limbs aids stroke rehabilitation
...e Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago used a motor imagery
training program for patients with hemiparesis, co...e Feinberg School. "Actions generated using motor imagery
adhere to the same movement rules and constraints that physical movements follow, and the neural net...
Class on psychological skills helps college athletes perform better, study finds
... rituals and routines. A big focus was on teaching imagery
techniques, he said. Students learned how to imagine their performances in advance to correct mistakes and improve how well they do. "Imagery allows athletes to essentially practice their game without physically performing," Maniar said. In addition ...
Envisat images delivered to Antarctic eclipse spotters
...ary schools, also contributed by supplying Envisat imagery
of areas the ship was sailing into. MERIS and AATS...h the ice to make its eclipse deadline, ASAR radar imagery
was sent. "One of the scientist teachers, Didier Raboud, said he was very interested in comparing t...
Hormonal response to stress alters immune system function and alters mental and physical disease
...cancer. Techniques include deep breathing, guided imagery
using CDs or scripts, and expressive writing (15 minutes writing about a stressor, then discarding the writing without reading it). Dr. Rabin says that across all groups, people who utilize stress coping behaviors report improvement in the problems t...
Envisat's rainbow vision detects ground moving at pace fingernails grow
...ated so that spacecraft including Envisat acquired imagery
to support international relief efforts. Following Envisat's background mission, a pre-earthquake image had been acquired of the Bam vicinity on 3 December 2003, and this was combined with a post-quake image acquired 7 January 2004 the earliest re-...
Envisat Symposium report day 4: Assistance from space to combat hazards and natural disasters
...of UNOSAT, an organisation that procures satellite imagery
for United Nations organisations, supported by ESA...e in the field during Triplex." Use of satellite imagery
to coordinate disaster relief is hardly limited to training exercises, as Symposium participants hav...
National Academies news: Communication Awards winners announced
...eep: Mid-Water Mysteries," for presenting stunning imagery
and showing the importance of engineering in scientific exploration. "It is an honor to recognize not only the achievements of these individuals, but also the vital role they play in increasing the public's understanding of science, engineering, and ...
Coast-mapping satellites will follow the tides
...and and sea surfaces are quite different, so radar imagery
shows up coastlines very well in most cases," said...e La Valle in Paris, a pioneer of the use of radar imagery
for coastal mapping and scientific advisor to the COASTCHART project. "We began using radar data fr...
Northwestern researchers pinpoint how false memories are formed
... the false memories were created when vivid visual imagery
was engaged and a mental image was produced," Paller said. "These mental images left a trace in the brain that was later mistaken for the trace that would have been produced had that object actually been seen." Listed as on the study,...
TIGER Workshop puts focus on space for African water management
...Burkina Faso is to combine radar and multispectral imagery
from Envisat as well as data from ERS and Japan's past JERS-1 satellites to guide well diggers to sites most likely to yield underground water. Regional deforestation will also be observed. In Sudan one proposal is to use Earth Observation to impr...
ESA service makes customised maps available to African aid workers
...nce last year the service has been using satellite imagery
to prepare on-demand maps of remote areas for humanitarian organisations. Now HUMAN has gone one better, enabling those organisations to make their own customised maps across most of Africa. Arnold is an emergency officer at the MSF headquarters in ...