neurosciences

Will our brains remain human?

In the 19th century, skulls and brains were measured to justify the hierarchy between sexes, races and social classes. In the 20th century, cognitive tests, brain imaging and genes were discovered and accepted as modern criteria. What will the 21st century be like, since the discovery of plasticity?

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neurosciences

The neurons of morality

Violence, aggressiveness, attacks on moral order, crime, terrorism... Could all these deviant behaviours have their origin in the brain? To find out, would the method of choice be MRI imaging, which now makes it possible to see the brain at work without having to open the skull? Certainly neuroscience is bringing

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neurojustice

When neuroscience comes to the rescue of justice...

In the 19th century, Cesare Lombroso founded scientific criminology. He claimed to identify criminals by the anatomical features of the face and skull. Science came to the rescue of justice... Where are we in the 21st century? The same quest still drives some biologists, particularly in the United States...

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music brain

Researchers manage to regulate pleasure by brain stimulation

Researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital of McGill University's Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital have proven that it is possible to intensify or attenuate the pleasure derived from music, as well as the irresistible desire to hear more, by stimulating or deactivating certain brain circuits. An interesting approach to addiction treatment

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sense of smell

We've got microbiota in our nostrils...

Could the microbial community in our nose influence our food choices? Men or women, young or old, we are all colonized by one to two kilos of micro-organisms. These bacteria, viruses and fungi, present inside and outside our bodies, are grouped together under the term "bacteria".

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applied neurosciences

New brain for the new year

Renewing ourselves, seeking new resources and inventing a new harmony for human nature. To acquire this new agility, the assets and limitations of the brain require hard work. To imagine a different future by confronting ourselves with the retrospective powers of memory. Open our perceptions to discover

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applied neurosciences

The virtues of agile projects - Experience the pleasure of learning and surpassing oneself

Over the past few decades, projects have transformed the way people work together. In essence, they have confronted the power relationships associated with silos, forcing the organization to invent inter-directorate committees. They have challenged relational skills and forced technicians to discover negotiation. This learning process has

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