Virtual reality could help to reduce pain for people with nerve injuries
New research has shown that soothing 360-degree scenes of the Arctic in virtual reality can help to ease pain symptoms such as prickling and pain following touch.
First cutting-edge equipment installed at new brain research facility
The Siemens Prisma MRI scanner is the first piece of machinery installed in the Brain Research & Imaging Centre (BRIC)
Brain imaging expertise supports new discoveries on decision-making process
Research carried out by a University academic has shed new light on the fundamentals of how, and why, we make the decisions we do.
University researcher takes part in major study driving improvement in scientific methodology
Lecturer in Psychology Dr Nadège Bault took part in the Neuroimaging Analysis, Replication and Prediction Study (NARPS), published in Nature.
Plymouth academics named among the UK’s rising research stars
Dr Elsa Fouragnan and Dr Oli Tills, from the University of Plymouth, are among 90 early career researchers selected to receive one of UK Research and Innovation’s Future Leaders Fellowships.
Will depression treatment work for me? Research shows that brain activity may help predict success of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
New research has shown how the brain activity of patients with depression, captured by MRI scans, may help doctors predict who will respond to the therapy.
Brain imaging lie-detector can be beaten with simple techniques, research shows
An fMRI lie-detector test, which measures brain activity, can be ‘deceived’ by those using mental countermeasures
Low-intensity ultrasound can change decision-making process in the brain, research shows
Imagine working in your office while the sun is shining outside. Thinking about what you could be doing instead of working is an example of “counterfactual thinking”.
New cutting-edge facility to transform brain research in South West
The Brain Research & Imaging Centre is a unique collaboration between the University of Plymouth, the research charity DDRC Healthcare and University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust