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Transcranial electrical stimulation (tES) is one of the most widely implemented forms of non-invasive neuromodulation in basic and clinical neuroscience. Further, the use of tES by healthy populations for various purposes is growing widespread daily. The effects...

["Bioengineering","Neuroscience","Neurology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1097v1
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There is evidence to suggest that impulsivity is predicted by socioeconomic background, with people from more deprived backgrounds tending to be more impulsive, and by current mood, with poorer mood associated with greater impulsivity. However, impulsivity is not...

["Neuroscience","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.964
124 downloads
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Recent behavioral evidence suggests that dogs, like humans and monkeys, are capable of visual face recognition. But do dogs also exhibit specialized cortical face regions similar to humans and monkeys? Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in six dogs...

["Animal Behavior","Neuroscience"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1071v1
53 downloads
108 views

Previous research has shown that odorants consistently evoke associations with textures and their tactile properties like smoothness and roughness. Also, it has been observed that olfaction can modulate tactile perception. We therefore hypothesized that tactile...

["Neuroscience","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.955
26 downloads
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Parkinson disease (PD) is the most common movement disorder, characterized by the progressive degeneration of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra. While the cause of this disease is largely unknown, a rare autosomal dominant familial form of PD is caused...

["Neuroscience","Neurology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.945
41 downloads
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Bone pain is a common and severe symptom in cancer patients. The present study employed a mouse model of leukemia bone pain by injection K562 cells into tibia of mouse to evaluate the analgesic effects of lappacontine. Our results showed that the lappaconitine...

["Animal Behavior","Neuroscience","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.936
47 downloads
167 views

We examined abnormalities in physiological responses to emotional stimuli associated with long-term chronic alcoholism. Skin conductance responses (SCR) and heart rate (HR) responses were measured in 32 abstinent alcoholic (ALC) and 30 healthy nonalcoholic (NC)...

["Neuroscience","Anatomy and Physiology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.941
40 downloads
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Background. Datasets consisting of synthetic neural data generated with quantifiable and controlled parameters are a valuable asset in the process of testing and validating directed functional connectivity metrics. Considering the recent debate in the neuroimaging...

["Biophysics","Neuroscience","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.923
15 downloads
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A major problem in the field of Parkinson's disease (PD) is that there is no objective assessment tool for PD symptoms to date. At the moment data are mostly collected with questionaires, interviews, or clinical scales. This makes the assessment of changes in the...

["Neuroscience","Geriatrics","Neurology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1031v1
133 downloads
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The aim of this study is to quantize mental stress by integrating different physiological markers like reaction time, photoplethysmograph (PPG), heart rate variability (HRV) and subjective markers like questionnaire. The study included 10 subjects of age between...

["Bioengineering","Neuroscience","Psychiatry and Psychology","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.777v3
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Although modern baleen whales (Mysticeti) retain a functional olfactory system that includes olfactory bulbs, cranial nerve I and olfactory receptor genes, their olfactory capabilities have been reduced to a great degree. This reduction likely occurred as a selective...

["Evolutionary Studies","Neuroscience","Zoology","Anatomy and Physiology","Histology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.897
14 downloads
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Background. While Computed Tomography scanning is a powerful non-invasive tool for the study of paleoneurology, the neuroanatomy of turtles remains unexplored in comparison to other higher taxa. I herein present data on the morphology of intracranial structures...

["Neuroscience","Paleontology","Zoology","Radiology and Medical Imaging"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1008v1
45 downloads
146 views

Background. Previous work has demonstrated that a commercial gaming electroencephalography (EEG) system, Emotiv EPOC, can be adjusted to provide valid auditory event-related potentials (ERPs) in adults that are comparable to ERPs recorded by a research-grade EEG...

["Neuroscience","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.907
63 downloads
149 views

Manual therapy has long been a component of physical rehabilitation programs, especially to treat those in pain. The mechanisms of manual therapy, however, are not fully understood, and it has been suggested that its pain modulatory effects are of neurophysiological...

["Neuroscience","Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Anatomy and Physiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.996v1
90 downloads
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The fluid in the extracellular space around the neurons and glial cells is enclosed within the brain, kept separate from the circulation and the rest of the body-fluid. This brain interstitial fluid forms a distinct compartment; a sponge-like “inverse cell” that...

["Biochemistry","Neuroscience","Anatomy and Physiology","Neurology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.765v3

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