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Here is on overview over recent scientific findings of the Bernstein Network.

Finger training improves sense of touch in cheeks and lips

Bochum researchers discover: improving the sense of touch of the fingers entails enhanced sense of touch in the face (September 2014).

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Power of mind: paralyzed people control a computer

Berlin researchers report that communication via brain waves can be faster and more reliable than assistive technologies based on muscular activity (September 2014).

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How memories are created in the brain

Freiburg researchers have investigated mechanisms that underlie the formation of memories (September 2014).

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Travelling by resonance

Freiburg scientists provide explanation how nerve cells communicate with each other over long distances (September 2014).

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Visualising plastic changes to the brain

Bochum scientists demonstrate effects of magnetic stimulation of the brain (September 2014).

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How the brain filters out distractions

Tübingen neuroscientists: brain uses varying strategies to prevent the notepad of working memory from being wiped clean (August 2014).

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Turbocharger for nerve cells

Berlin researchers investigate the operation of the ADHS gene, hereby expanding our understanding of how signals are passed so quickly and flexibly in chemical synapses (August 2014).

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Neurons out of sync

Berlin researchers can explain how local information is stored and transported in the brain (August 2014).

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A protein couple controls information flow

Scientists in Bonn and Heidelberg report new findings on the link between nerve cells at the interface to the hippocampus - the brain’s memory center (July 2014).

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Porn in the brain

Berlin researchers demonstrate: viewers of pornography have a smaller reward system (June 2014).

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