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Full body illusion is associated with a drop in skin temperature
Biomarkers of early psychosis

Full body illusion is associated with a drop in skin temperature

Researchers from the Center for Neuroprosthetics at the EPFL show that people can be tricked into feeling that an image of a human figure -an avatar- is their own body....
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Pico Caroni receives prestigious Théodore Ott Prize
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Pico Caroni receives prestigious Théodore Ott Prize

Pico Caroni, Group leader at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, professor at the University of Basel and member of the NCCR Synapsy, has received on June 7, 2013 in...
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Scientists discover the origin of a giant synapse
Autism Spectrum Disorder

Scientists discover the origin of a giant synapse

Calyx of Held synapse covering the neuron soma How do we locate the spatial position of sounds? Scientists have revealed a mechanism responsible for the creation of giant synapses in...
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Caroni publication named as one of the most influential in 25 years
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Caroni publication named as one of the most influential in 25 years

A publication of Pico Caroni was named one of the most influential publications in the 25-year-long history of Neuron. The publication identified Nogo-A as an inhibitor of neurite growth and...
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Childhood trauma leaves marks on the brain
Developmental stress Women in Science

Childhood trauma leaves marks on the brain

EPFL scientists have found that childhood trauma leaves a lasting imprint on the brain – a structural change that is related to a predisposition to violence. It is well known...
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Disorder of neuronal circuits in autism is reversible
Autism Spectrum Disorder

Disorder of neuronal circuits in autism is reversible

Synaptic connections in the brain of a mouse model for autism People with autism suffer from a pervasive developmental disorder of the brain that becomes evident in early childhood. Peter...
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Calling for pilot projects
Miscellaneous

Calling for pilot projects

As indicated during the kickoff meeting (1 October 2010) and during the retreat of the NCCR-Synapsy in Villars (April 1 and 2, 2011), it is the intention of Synapsy to...
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