7 ways neurostimulation could make our lives better

Neurostimulation is being used for a lot of different things that go beyond motor disorders and diseases. Neurostimulation is used to stimulate certain parts of the brain’s nervous system. It can be invasive with implants or it can be non-invasive with electrode-filled caps and ear clips. The neurostimulation market was worth an estimated $1.9 billion

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Imaging detects difference between depression and cognitive disorders

Researchers claim that single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging can accurately help differentiate between depression and cognitive disorders like dementia. The study examined 4541 people in total — 847 with dementia, 3269 with depression and 425 with both. SPECT imaging measures the blood flow and activity in the brain and the researchers saw that

Depressed? This story will ‘console’ you

Researchers have found that a therapeutic video game interface has been able to target depression symptoms as well as traditional talk therapy. Patricia Arean, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington, has been studying the effects of the game, called Project: Evo, on people who suffer from depression. Arean performed two