Tag: "imagining" at medical news
Researcher explores ways to make hypnosis a more effective therapeutic technique
...t. "Hypnosis involves the participant thinking and imagining
along with whatever is suggested, in an expectant manner," he said. In some of his latest work, Lynn tries to pinpoint what makes certain people especially good hypnotic subjects and determine if it's possible to raise others to their level. One proj...
Faces must be seen to be recognized
...the subjects to preoccupy themselves by practicing imagining
the faces did not interfere with recognition--indicating that face recognition is a function of visual processing, rather than "top-down" cognitive processing. "In summary, our findings establish a close relationship between configural face adaptatio...
Brain regions activated by food craving overlap with areas implicated in drug craving
...diet increased the likelihood of food craving when imagining
the liked foods. All monotonous diet participants reported food craving while imagining
the liked foods, but not while visualizing the monotonous food. Food cravings are very comm...
Northwestern researchers pinpoint how false memories are formed
...g about whether an event happened is tantamount to imagining
that event happening," Paller said. "If I ask you if something happened, you imagine it happening. Later on -- a day or a year later -- if I ask about that event, you have the tough judgment of deciding what happened and what was imagined." ...
Study: Brain battles itself over short-term rewards, long-term goals
...ons. "Our emotional brain has a hard time imagining
the future, even though our logical brain clearly sees the future consequences of our current actions," Laibson said. "Our emotional brain wants to max out the credit card, order dessert and smoke a cigarette. Our logical brain knows we should save f...
You're my wife?
... are not recognised, doctors tell patients they're imagining
things, she says....
Hypnosis doesn't improve pain relief strategies
... and non-hypnotic conditions. Treatments included imagining
a pain-protective glove, relaxing various muscle groups, picturing a warm summer day and reciting statements like: "I'll make the pain less severe when it comes." While all five treatments lessened the intensity of pain among participants, the hypnot...
From sci-fi to reality microendoscopy to diagnose breast cancer?
...equently seen by mammography and there is no other imagining
system that can show them at all."(ebds)...
Brain imaging technology can reveal what a person is thinking about
...ain imaging data and determine whether a person is imagining
a face or a place. "With the technology availabl...cally present in front of them) compared with just imagining
it. The most fascinating finding, however, is when 'data coders' (researchers who interpret data) ...