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WTCNWorld Trade Center of Nigeria (Lagos, Nigeria)
WTCNWellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging (University College London; UK)
WTCNWisconsin Technical College Network (Fox Valley Technical College; Appleton, WI)
WTCNWieler Toer Club Nieuwegein (Dutch: Nieuwegein Cycling Touring Club; Nieuwegein, Netherlands)
WTCNWest Toronto Counselling Network (Canada)
WTCNWhittier Trust Company of Nevada (Reno, NV)
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He completed two internal medicine residency programs: one at Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging in London and the other at BWH.
Professor Eleanor Maguire, the study's senior author from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at University College London (UCL), said that their results might have helped to explain why people sometimes find it difficult to differentiate between similar past memories and why some people are better at doing this than others.
Researchers at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at UCL and Newcastle University used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to examine how the brains of 13 volunteers responded to a range of sounds.
The study was done at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at University College London, where the same team showed how "spatial" memories relating to a person's location could be "read".
Researchers at the Leipzig Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences and the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging in London have now developed a mathematical model that they claim could Significantly improve the automatic recognition and processing of spoken language.
Researchers at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at UCL used non-invasive, real-time brain imaging that enabled participants to watch their own brain activity on a screen, a technique known as neurofeedback.
Its role in reward learning and reward-seeking behavior is well established by animal studies- however, in humans its role is much less understood."Humans make much more complex decisions than other animals- such as which job to take, where to go on holiday, whether to start a family- and we wanted to understand the role of dopamine in making these types of decisions," Lead author Dr Tali Sharot, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at UCL, said."Our results indicate that when we consider alternative options when making real-life decisions, dopamine has a role in signalling the expected pleasure from those possible future events.
Researchers at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at UCL wanted to see whether humans would similarly accept unfair offers if they were bargaining for a basic physiological need, such as food, water or sex.
Now, scientists at New York University, Aarhus University and the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at UCL (University College London) have identified the first such measure to predict how an individual will react to social pressure.
The findings from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at UCL (University College London) may have implications for how group decisions are affected by dominant individuals.
The researchers at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at UCL (University College London) and the Centre for Educational Neuroscience, led by Professor Cathy Price, tested thirty-three healthy adolescents in 2004 when they were between the ages of 12 and 16 years.
Professor Rees and colleagues at the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging studied brain scans of 125 university students - all active Facebook users - and compared them against the size of the students' network of friends, both online and in the real world.