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Background. The main goal of the present study was to explore theta and alpha event-related desynchronization/synchronization (ERD/ERS) activity during shooting performance. We adopted the idiosyncratic framework of the multi-action plan (MAP) model to investigate...

["Neuroscience","Kinesiology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2082
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269 views

Introduction. The purpose of this study was to examine the psychological structure of Yin-Yang based on the Sasang Personality Questionnaire (SPQ) in relation to Carver and White’s Behavior Inhibition/Behavior Activation System (BIS/BAS) Scale and Cloninger’s temperament...

["Neuroscience","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2021
80 downloads
245 views

Recent results have shown that exercise training promotes the recovery of injured rat distal spinal cords, but are still unclear about the function of skeletal muscle in this process. Herein, rats with incomplete thoracic (T10) spinal cord injuries (SCI) with a...

["Cell Biology","Neuroscience"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2025
36 downloads
218 views

The regulation of fundamental aspects of neurobiological function has been linked to the ubiquitin signaling system (USS), which regulates the degradation and activity of proteins and is catalyzed by E1, E2, and E3 enzymes. The Anaphase-Promoting Complex (APC)...

["Cell Biology","Neuroscience"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2013
54 downloads
268 views

Background: Motion sickness may be caused by a sensory conflict between the visual and the vestibular systems. Scopolamine, known to be the most effective therapy to control the vegetative symptoms of motion sickness, acts on the vestibular nucleus and potentially...

["Neuroscience","Kinesiology","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2008
55 downloads
552 views

Tethering a fly for stationary flight allows for exquisite control of its sensory input, such as visual or olfactory stimuli or a punishing infrared laser beam. A torque meter measures the turning attempts of the tethered fly around its vertical body axis. By punishing,...

["Entomology","Neuroscience"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1971
66 downloads
342 views

As few real systems comprise indistinguishable units, diversity is a hallmark of nature. Diversity among interacting units shapes properties of collective behavior such as synchronization and information transmission. However, the benefits of diversity on information...

["Computational Biology","Mathematical Biology","Neuroscience"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1912
87 downloads
472 views

Melatonin is a key hormone in the regulation of circadian rhythms of vertebrates, including songbirds. Understanding diurnal melatonin fluctuations and being able to reverse or simulate natural melatonin levels are critical to investigating the influence of melatonin...

["Animal Behavior","Ecology","Neuroscience","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1939
112 downloads
448 views

Little is known about the individual factors that predict outcomes in Internet-administered psychological treatments. We hypothesized that greater cognitive flexibility (i.e. the ability to simultaneously consider several concepts and tasks and switch effortlessly...

["Neuroscience","Cognitive Disorders","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1934
118 downloads
368 views

Several investigations document altered emotion processing in opiate addiction. Nevertheless, the origin of this phenomenon remains unclear. Here we examined the role of alexithymia in the ability (i.e., number of errors—accuracy and reaction times—RTs) of thirty-one...

["Neuroscience","Neurology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1864
594 downloads
2,700 views

Magicians use several techniques to deceive their audiences, including, for example, the misdirection of attention and verbal suggestion. We explored another potential stratagem, namely the relaxation of attention. Participants watched a video of a highly skilled...

["Neuroscience","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1873
63 downloads
281 views

Background. Soft tissue artifact (STA) is increasingly becoming a focus of research as the skin marker method is widely employed in motion capture technique. At present, medical imaging methods provide reliable ways to investigate the cervical STA. Among these...

["Neuroscience","Kinesiology","Neurology","Orthopedics","Radiology and Medical Imaging"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1893
125 downloads
361 views

Recent work has led to the hypothesis that kisspeptin/neurokinin B/dynorphin (KNDy) neurons in the arcuate nucleus (ARC) play a key role in gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) pulse generation and gonadal steroid feedback, with kisspeptin driving GnRH release...

["Agricultural Science","Neuroscience","Veterinary Medicine","Anatomy and Physiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1833
113 downloads
245 views

Background. The Barcelona Music Reward Questionnaire (BMRQ) questionnaire investigates the main facets of music experience that could explain the variance observed in how people experience reward associated with music. Currently, only English and Spanish versions...

["Neuroscience","Cognitive Disorders","Otorhinolaryngology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1760
79 downloads
441 views

Background. Schizophrenia (SZ) and bipolar disorder (BD) have both been associated with reduced microstructural white matter integrity using, as a proxy, fractional anisotropy (FA) detected using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI). Genetic susceptibility for both illnesses...

["Genetics","Neuroscience","Psychiatry and Psychology","Radiology and Medical Imaging"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1570

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