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Technology to improve learning for visually-impaired children

...he earth's internal layers, rhythm reproduction, a tactile maze game, virtual maracas (percussion instruments), post-its with a haptic barcode, an electric circuit browser, a haptic simon game, memory games, a haptic turtle and a haptic game of the classic first video game, pong. For example, to better teach...

Vol. 42, No. 5 JRRD tipsheet: Focus on spinal cord injury and prosthetics

...rotactile stimulation, pg. 705 An initial study on tactile sensory characteristics of the lips showed that th...he way for development of a miniaturized lip-based tactile display for people with sensory disabilities....

Classic illusion sheds new light on the neural site of tactile perception

...t the neural correlates of conscious perception of tactile sensations. In a new study in the open-access jour...tigate which brain regions play a role in illusory tactile perceptions. Previous studies had implicated the somatosensory cortex--the region of the cortex that...

National Institutes of Health accept clinical study of Zestra(TM) for women

...tion is the single common theme in FSD. "Decreased tactile sensation was found at the clitoris for women with...er. Women with arousal disorder also had decreased tactile sensation at the perineum." See ACOG article abstract on PubMed. QualiLife Pharmaceuticals develop...

Turn up da noise

...cal Society. The researchers tested the effects of tactile noise on touch sensation by applying weak vibrations to the soles of people's feet. By themselves the vibrations were undetectable, or below-threshold, to the participants. But when the researchers added random vibrations -- noise, that is -- people ...

Study finds ADHD improves with sensory intervention

...ues appeal to the three basic sensory systems: The tactile system controls the sense of touch, the vestibular...ificant improvement in sensory avoiding behaviors, tactile sensitivity, and visual auditory sensitivity in the group that received treatment," said Koenig. "...

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(Date:10/15/2014)... the 44th Rosenstiel Award for Distinguished Work in Biomedical ... the mechanisms of genomic instability and its implications for ... second alumnus to win the Rosenstiel Award; the first, ... Alt is the Charles A. Janeway Professor of Pediatrics ... an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... – Scientists have sequenced the house fly genome for ... might expect from an insect that thrives in pathogen-rich ... Oct. 14 in the journal Genome Biology , ... and of how flies quickly adapt to resist insecticides, ... house flies (Musca domestica) carry and transmit more than ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... of scientists led by researchers at the University ... of Miami Miller School of Medicine (UMMSM) have ... underlying bipolar (manic depressive) disorder, a breakthrough that ... affective disorder, as well as depression and other ... online this week in Nature Molecular Psychiatry ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Brandeis awards 44th Rosenstiel Award to pioneering geneticist Fred Alt 2House fly genome reveals expanded immune system 2Rare genetic disease protects against bipolar disorder 2Rare genetic disease protects against bipolar disorder 3
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