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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
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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
7 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
112 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
18 downloads
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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
8 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
36 downloads
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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
33 downloads
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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
85 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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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 analgesia effects of Lappaconitine. Our results showed that the lappaconitine...

["Animal Behavior","Neuroscience","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.971v1
33 downloads
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It is commonly believed that vision is impaired during saccadic eye movements. However, here we report that some visual stimuli are clearly visible during saccades, and trigger a constriction of the eye's pupil. Participants viewed sinusoid gratings that changed...

["Neuroscience","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.957v1
50 downloads
311 views

Transitive inference (the ability to infer that “B>D” given that “B>C” and “C>D”) is a widespread characteristic of serial learning, observed in dozens of species. Despite these robust behavioral effects, reinforcement learning models reliant on reward prediction...

["Animal Behavior","Neuroscience","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.954v1
194 downloads
3,986 views

Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) is a previously unstudied sensory phenomenon, in which individuals experience a tingling, static-like sensation across the scalp, back of the neck and at times further areas in response to specific triggering audio and...

["Neuroscience","Neurology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.851
28 downloads
164 views

Several competing aetiologies of developmental dyslexia suggest that the problems with acquiring literacy skills are causally entailed by low-level auditory and/or speech perception processes. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the diverging claims about...

["Biophysics","Developmental Biology","Neuroscience","Cognitive Disorders","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.837
38 downloads
187 views

Identification of personally familiar faces is highly efficient across various viewing conditions. While the presence of robust facial representations stored in memory is considered to aid this process, the mechanisms underlying invariant identification remain...

["Neuroscience","Cognitive Disorders","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.850

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