Human Brain Prefers Pitch

Our study is looking at the brain mechanisms that are thought to support auditory pitch perception and compares those mechanisms between old-world macaque monkeys and humans. Just to compare how the brains of these two species handle sound signals. And we discovered that the monkeys have very different mechanisms in their brains — a very different organization for handling sounds…

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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Kids

[MUSIC] [NARRATOR] Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is an injury that disrupts the brain and its activity. TBI can result from a blow to the head, a jolt of the brain, or an object that goes through the skull. In the United States each year, 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury. Each of these heads represents 20,000 people.…

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Brain Imaging

Dr. Peter Basser: Some children get, you know, are in accidents: car accidents, bike accidents, accidents on the playground, that hurt the brain and we’d like to be able to detect the damage that’s done. And, you know, to help them get better over time. So that they can return to school and their normal lives. Brain imaging is, represents…

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Adult Brain and Spine Tumor Research and Treatment

>>Hello everyone. Welcome to the latest Facebook Live on Brain Tumor Research and Treatment hosted by the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health. My name is David Arons, CEO of National Brain Tumor Society and I will be today’s moderator. Today I am pleased to be joined by two world renowned experts in the field of…

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