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BGU Student Team Works to Develop New ALS Treatment

June 7, 2018

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events, Medical Research

The team of 10 aims to develop an approach that will prolong neuron survival in all ALS patients.

This Rehab Robot Challenges You to Tic-Tac-Toe

May 7, 2018

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

While trying to beat the robot, patients are practicing repetitive reach and grasp rehab exercises.

If You Believe It, It’s True

May 3, 2018

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

BGU study says that people reflexively accept information as accurate if it aligns with their worldview.

People Think You’re Older When You Smile

May 3, 2018

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

People who smiled in photos were perceived as looking older than they did with a neutral expression.

Protein Discovery Could Aide Parkinson’s Therapy

April 12, 2018

Tags: Medical Research

A BGU study holds promise for advancing cell-replacement therapy in people with Parkinson’s disease.

Lucid Dreams May Be Harmful to Mental Health

March 28, 2018

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

BGU researchers find that trying to make yourself dream can lead to stress and dissociative experiences.

Hits to the Head, Not Concussions, Cause CTE

January 22, 2018

Tags: Medical Research

A new study links repetitive hits to the head with this disease found in football players.

Discovered Biomarker Predicts Post-Injury Epilepsy

December 21, 2017

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

BGU researchers discovered that brain waves can predict and potentially prevent epileptic seizures.

Revealing an Individual’s Neural Fingerprint

December 15, 2017

Tags: Medical Research

BGU researchers are looking at unique magnitudes of brain activity for early markers of autism.