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Neurophysiology is a discipline within the health sciences which deals with the measurement and assessment of nervous system function rather than the anatomy of the nervous system. It helps to diagnose and monitor the progress of nervous disorders.
Study offers significant contribution for recovery of motor functions

Study offers significant contribution for recovery of motor functions

Hiccups in a newborn could mean their brains are developing say researchers

Hiccups in a newborn could mean their brains are developing say researchers

SleepFit app can help monitor motor symptoms in patients with Parkinson's disease

SleepFit app can help monitor motor symptoms in patients with Parkinson's disease

Pitt, CMU researchers to develop all-in-one implantable device to record neural activity

Pitt, CMU researchers to develop all-in-one implantable device to record neural activity

Researchers aim to explore effects of age, gender on brain injury mechanics

Researchers aim to explore effects of age, gender on brain injury mechanics

Precision grip-force test helps examine associated brain activity in people with autism

Precision grip-force test helps examine associated brain activity in people with autism

Kessler Foundation scientists awarded NIH grant to study effects of post stroke robotic intervention

Kessler Foundation scientists awarded NIH grant to study effects of post stroke robotic intervention

Integrated approach unifies psychology and neurophysiology of chronic pain

Integrated approach unifies psychology and neurophysiology of chronic pain

Combining electrical stimulation with repetitive musical tones helps improve hearing

Combining electrical stimulation with repetitive musical tones helps improve hearing

Epileptic patients experience ecstatic aura on stimulating brain’s dorsal anterior insula

Epileptic patients experience ecstatic aura on stimulating brain’s dorsal anterior insula

Provocation of obsessive thoughts induces physiological brain changes in 64-year-old man with OCD

Provocation of obsessive thoughts induces physiological brain changes in 64-year-old man with OCD

New migraine-associated mechanism discovered

New migraine-associated mechanism discovered

AI technique identifies key patterns from video recording of infant movements

AI technique identifies key patterns from video recording of infant movements

Exploring pathophysiological factors that link sleep problems and Alzheimer's disease

Exploring pathophysiological factors that link sleep problems and Alzheimer's disease

Young women with family history of high blood pressure have reduced baroreflex sensitivity

Young women with family history of high blood pressure have reduced baroreflex sensitivity

Brain regions process concrete and abstract concepts differently

Brain regions process concrete and abstract concepts differently

Study identifies fatty acids as important fuel source for prostate tumors

Study identifies fatty acids as important fuel source for prostate tumors

Neuroscientists decipher how brain circuits optimize themselves

Neuroscientists decipher how brain circuits optimize themselves

Loss of vision has considerable impact on brain organization, memory ability

Loss of vision has considerable impact on brain organization, memory ability

Study: High levels of oxygen encourage the brain to remain in deep, restorative sleep

Study: High levels of oxygen encourage the brain to remain in deep, restorative sleep