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Dream and daydream: differences and similarities

Did you know that daydreams reflect events from the previous two days and “night” dreams resemble a fictional plot?

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Does your dog have social skills?

A study suggests that viewing the owner’s face works as a positive social reinforcement for dogs. Learn more about this and other surprising results about “man’s best friend”.

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Paper published in Cerebral Cortex

In the scope of the research project 347/18 - Driving synaptic plasticity in motor-to-visual neural pathways to enhance action prediction, supported by the BIAL Foundation, the research team led by Alessio Avenanti published the paper Transcranial magnetic stimulation over the human medial posterior parietal cortex disrupts depth encoding during reach planning in the journal Cerebral Cortex.

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Project supported by the BIAL Foundation published in Nature Communications

Zoltan Dienes and Peter Lush, researchers of project 163/18 - Effects of a short-term mindfulness intervention on hypnotisability and mental health, supported by the BIAL Foundation, published the paper Trait phenomenological control predicts experience of mirror synaesthesia and the rubber hand illusion in the prestigious journal Nature Communications.

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Results of a project funded by the BIAL Foundation presented in NeuroImage

The article Face space representations of movement has been published in NeuroImage. This paper presents some of the main findings from project 27/16 - How do brains encode the distinctive movements of facial expressions?, supported by the BIAL Foundation and led by Nicholas Furl.

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