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Human Paleoneurology 2012

On October 18th-19th we celebrate at the CENIEH a symposium on Human Paleoneurology. The meeting will include talks on neuroscience and brain evolution (Chet Sherwood, Washington University), computed tools for paleoneurology (Philipp Gunz, Max Planck Institute), functional craniology and brain morphological integration (Emiliano Bruner, CENIEH), ontogeny and phylogeny (Simon Neubauer, Max Planck Institute), endocranial thermoregulation (José Manuel de la Cuétara, CENIEH), archaeology and behaviour (Natalie Uomini, University of Liverpool), working memory and human evolution (Fred Coolidge, University of Colorado). Participation is free, you just have to send a registration form to comunicacion@cenieh.es, before October 10th. The meeting, sponsored by the Institute Tomás Pascual Sanz, will include on Saturday 20th a visit to the Atapuerca excavation site.

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  • Selective brain cooling in modern humans
    The human brain is the most expensive and costly organ in terms of energetic resources and management. However, the current understanding of its sophisticated thermal control mechanisms remains insufficient. Wang et al., 2016, have reviewed the most recent studies on brain thermoregulation and examined the anatomical and physiological elements associated wit […]

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  • Researchers develop non-invasive deep brain stimulation method
    Researchers at MIT have developed a new method of electrically stimulating deep brain tissues without opening the skullSince 1997, more than 100,000 Parkinson’s Disease patients have been treated with deep brain stimulation (DBS), a surgical technique that involves the implantation of ultra-thin wire electrodes. The implanted device, sometimes referred to as […]

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