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DocumentCircumcerebral application of weak complex magnetic fields with derivatives and changes in electroencephalographic power spectra within the theta range: implications for states of consciousness2002

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 13/2000
Title:
2000 Grants
Start date: 2001-01 - 2014-02
Dimension/support:
13 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000-071
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 3/2000
Title:
071 - Experimental enhancement of receptive Psi by transcerebral application of complex magnetic fields
Duration: 2000-12 - 2003-03
Researcher(s):
Michael A. Persinger, Linda St-Pierre, Sandra Tiller
Institution(s): Laurentian University, Ontario (Canada)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
Final report
3 Unpublished documents
Language: eng
Author:
Persinger, M. A.
Secondary author(s):
St-Pierre, L., Tiller, S.
Number of reproductions:
3
Keywords:
Parapsychology and Psychophysiology / Anomalous cognition/experiences / Brain structure and function

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2000-071.03
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 3/2000
Title:
Circumcerebral application of weak complex magnetic fields with derivatives and changes in electroencephalographic power spectra within the theta range: implications for states of consciousness
Publication year: 2002
URL:
http://www.amsciepub.com/doi/abs/10.2466/pms.2002.95.2.671
Contents: http://apps.webofknowledge.com/full_record.do?product=WOS&search_mode=GeneralSearch&qid=32&SID=Z1T1li1SW9lnlKPlMpq&page=1&doc=1
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
Relative power within the delta, theta, low-alpha, high-alpha, and gamma electroencephalographic spectra of 8 human volunteers was recorded over the left and right frontal, temporal, parietal, and occipital lobes during and after the circumcerebral application through an array of 8 solenoids of 6 different configurations of weak (5 to 10 microTesla) magnetic fields. The solenoids were equally spaced around the subject's head along a horizontal plane above the ears. An approximately 30% increase in power within the theta band occurred transcerebrally during the application of a specific configuration, previously shown to affect subjective time, involving 20-msec. rates of change in the duration of delivery of the magnetic fields to each successive solenoid. Compared to the left hemisphere, the right hemisphere displayed a 20% increase in power within the 5.0- to 5.9-Hz range for all 6 configurations. The results suggest that very complex magnetic fields with the appropriate temporal parameters rotated around and within brain space can interact with the cerebral processes, measured as specific hands of frequencies, generating consciousness. Implications for the roles of hippocampal theta activity, cortical resonance, and Goldstone bosons in these processes are discussed.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Copyright/Reproduction:
By permission
Language:
eng
Author:
Richards, M. A.
Secondary author(s):
Koren, S. A., Persinger, M. A.
Document type:
Article
Number of reproductions:
3
Reference:
Richards, M. A., Koren, S. A., & Persinger, M. A. (2002). Circumcerebral application of weak complex magnetic fields with derivatives and changes in electroencephalographic power spectra within the theta range: implications for states of consciousness. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 95(2), 671-686. doi: 10.2466/pms.2002.95.2.671
2-year Impact Factor: 0.258|2002
Times cited: 11|2022-05-18
Indexed document: Yes
Quartile: Q4
Keywords: Brain / Consciousness / Electroencephalography / Magnetism / Theta rhythm

Circumcerebral application of weak complex magnetic fields with derivatives and changes in electroencephalographic power spectra within the theta range: implications for states of consciousness

Circumcerebral application of weak complex magnetic fields with derivatives and changes in electroencephalographic power spectra within the theta range: implications for states of consciousness

DocumentBrain activity while guessing: Research by functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS)2006

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 25/2004
Title:
2004 Grants
Start date: 2005-01 - 2012-09
Dimension/support:
25 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-073
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 5/2004
Title:
073 - Spontaneous brain blood flow during guess - Research with near infrared spectroscopy
Duration: 2005-01 - 2006-07
Researcher(s):
Mikio Yamamoto, Hideyuki Kokubo, Hideo Yoichi
Institution(s): Institute for Body Measurements, IRI, Schiba-shi (Japan)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress report
Final report
3 Articles
Conference proceedings
Journal of International Society of Life Information Science, vol. 24, nº1, March 2006
Language: eng
Author:
Yamamoto, M.
Secondary author(s):
Kokubo, H., Yoichi, H.
Number of reproductions:
3
Keywords:
Parapsychology and Psychophysiology / Extrasensory perception (ESP) / Clairvoyance / Superior psi ability / Brain structure and function

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-073.05
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 5/2004
Title:
Brain activity while guessing: Research by functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS)
Publication year: 2006
Abstract/Results:
SUMMARY:
There are several useful methods to examine brain functions from outside of the body. One of them is fNIRS (functional near-infrared spectroscopy) which can be used to measure only the cerebral cortex near the scalp (depth: 2-3 cm). fNIRS is non-stressful the same as EEG measurements, so it is a suitable method for sensitive subjects. The present paper deals with 3 topics using fNIRS. First, brain blood flow was measured while guessing a hidden figure in a forced-choice test Spontaneous blood flow change often occurred at the temporal lobe, and awareness was slightly more activated at that time. Second, the cognitive process for human facial expressions was researched. It is said that Japanese are expressionless or vague compared with people of other cultures. Subjects tried to distinguish emotions of vague faces made by a Japanese actress. The task was relatively easy for Japanese while it was difficult for Chinese. Third, brain blood flow of various experts was measured while they were guessing for the invalid parts of the inside of human body or for a small thing hidden in a dark box Brain activities of star psychics during clairvoyance were not similar to activities of other subjects. The characteristic activated area of star psychics was the prefrontal area although the guessing task required formulating visual images and many subjects showed activation of the right temporal lobe.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Copyright/Reproduction:
By permission
Language:
eng
Author:
Kokubo, H.
Secondary author(s):
Yamamoto, M.
Document type:
Conference paper
Number of reproductions:
3
Reference:
Kokubo, H., & Yamamoto, M. (2006). Brain activity while guessing: Research by functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS). In F. E. Silva, C. F. Grubhifer, E. Brito, S. Pilato, S. Muniz, & N. M. Ganz (Eds.), Proceedings of Presented Papers of 3rd Psi Meeting: Implications and Aplications of PSI (pp. 133-139). Curitiba, Brazil: Faculdades Integradas "Espírita".
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Brain / Functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) / Spontaneous blood flow change / Instantaneous highly activated state of awareness / Temporal lobe / Prefrontal / Guess / Clairvoyance / Face recognition / Expression / Japanese

Brain activity while guessing: Research by functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS)

Brain activity while guessing: Research by functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS)

DocumentFinal report - Pain control from the brain - Gene therapy in the treatment of chronic pain2008

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 25/2004
Title:
2004 Grants
Start date: 2005-01 - 2012-09
Dimension/support:
25 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-015
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 21/2004
Title:
015 - Pain control from the brain - Gene therapy in the treatment of chronic pain
Duration: 2005-01 - 2009-01
Researcher(s):
Deolinda Lima, Isaura Ferreira Tavares, Marta Pinto, Isabel Martins
Institution(s): Instituto de Histologia e Embriologia, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto (Portugal)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
Final report
3 posters
Language: eng
Author:
Lima, D.
Secondary author(s):
Tavares, I., Pinto, M., Martins, I.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Psychophysiology / Pain

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-015.01
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 21/2004
Title:
Final report - Pain control from the brain - Gene therapy in the treatment of chronic pain
Publication year: 2008
URL:
http://www.bial.com/imagem/Bolsa1504_19022014.pdf
Abstract/Results: RESULTS:
The activity of the brain in pain modulation during chronic pain is changed. In general, the net balance of descending modulation during chronic pain consists on a decrease of descending inhibitory actions and an increase of facilitatory effects. Synchronous changes in neuronal responses at the spinal cord and pain control centres in the brain were detected. Variations in the expression of neurotransmitters and receptors in pain control centres of the brain may account for the effects of chronic pain. To target pain control centres of the brain, we elected a gene therapy approach based on the sustained and directed effects of the technique. The overexpression of pre-proenkephalin using a replication-defective vector derived from Herpes Simplex type 1 (HSV-1) in a pain control area of the brain (the caudal ventrolateral medulla), decreased behavioural responses in an inflammatory pain model, the formalin test, and inhibited nociceptive responses of spinal neurons. A reversal of behavioural pain responses was also induced in a traumatic neuropathic pain model using a HSV-1 vector in which a tissue-specific promoter (tyrosine hydroxylase; TH) controlled the expression oh the TH transgene inserted in an antisense sequence. Using this vector, the decrease in the release of noradrenaline in a pain facilitatory centre (the dorsal reticular nucleus) induced long-lasting antinociceptive effects, detected during 22 days. Gene therapy may be considered an excellent molecular tool to understand the effects of chronic pain installation in pain control circuits of the brain. Furthermore, based on detailed morphofunctional knowledge of pain control centres of the brain and by electing the vector type, determining the better promoter and the suitable transgene for the construct, the effects of chronic pain may be corrected using gene therapy approaches.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Copyright/Reproduction:
By permission
Language:
eng
Author:
Lima, D.
Secondary author(s):
Tavares, I., Pinto, M.
Document type:
Final report
Number of reproductions:
1
Indexed document:
No
Keywords: Psychophysiology / Chronic pain / Gene therapy / Brain

Final report - Pain control from the brain - Gene therapy in the treatment of chronic pain

Final report - Pain control from the brain - Gene therapy in the treatment of chronic pain

DocumentFluctuations in neuronal synchronization in brain activity correlate with the subjective experience of visual recognition2007

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 25/2004
Title:
2004 Grants
Start date: 2005-01 - 2012-09
Dimension/support:
25 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-033
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 15/2004
Title:
033 - Dynamic brain patterns in neocortical areas during interpersonal transactions
Duration: 2005-01 - 2008-07
Researcher(s):
Richard Wennberg, Jose Luis Perez Velazquez
Institution(s): Krembil Neuroscience Centre, Toronto Western Hospital and The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto (Canada)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
Final report
Language: eng
Author:
Wennberg, R.
Secondary author(s):
Perez Velazquez, J. L.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Psychophysiology / Brain structure and function / Pain / Emotion / Empathy

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-033.07
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 15/2004
Title:
Fluctuations in neuronal synchronization in brain activity correlate with the subjective experience of visual recognition
Publication year: 2007
URL:
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10867-007-9041-4
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
The scientific study of subjective experience is a current major research area in the neurosciences. Coordination patterns of brain activity are being studied to address the question of how brain function relates to behaviour, and particularly methods to estimate neuronal synchronization can unravel the spatio-temporal dynamics of the transient formation of neuronal assemblies. We report here a biophysical correlate of subjective experience. Subjects visualised figures with different levels of noise, while their brain activity was recorded using magnetoencephalography (MEG), and reported the moment in time (corresponding to a noise level) of figure recognition, which varied between individuals, as well as the moment when they saw the figure more clearly, which was mostly common among the participants (thus less subjective). This latter moment is considered to represent psychophysical stochastic resonance (PSR). Fluctuations in neuronal synchronization, quantified using a diffusion coefficient, were lower in occipital cortex when subjects recognised the figure, for a certain noise level, but did not correlate with the moment of PSR. A different pattern was observed in frontal cortex, where lower values of the diffusion coefficient in neuronal synchronization was maintained from the moment of recognition to the moment of PSR. No specific pattern was found analysing signals from temporal or parietal cortical areas. These observations provide support for distinct synchronization patterns in different cortical areas, and represent another demonstration that the subjective, first-person perspective is accessible to scientific methods.
Accessibility: Document does not exist in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Perez Velazquez, J. L.
Secondary author(s):
Garcia Dominguez, L., Guevara Erra, R.
Document type:
Article
Number of reproductions:
1
Reference:
Perez Velazquez, J. L., Garcia Dominguez, L., & Guevara Erra, R. (2007). Fluctuations in neuronal synchronization in brain activity correlate with the subjective experience of visual recognition. Journal of Biological Physics, 33(1), 49-59. doi: 10.1007/s10867-007-9041-4
2-year Impact Factor: 0.695|2007
Times cited: 5|2022-05-19
Indexed document: Yes
Quartile: Q4
Keywords: Visual perception / Diffusion / Fluctuations / Synchronization / Noise / Brain / Magnetoencephalography / 87.19.La / 05.45.Xt

DocumentFinal report - Psychophysiology of spiritual transmission2013

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2010
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 23
Title:
2010 Grants
Start date: 2011-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2010-199
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 6/2010
Title:
199 - Psychophysiology of spiritual transmission
Duration: 2011-08 - 2013-06
Researcher(s):
Cassandra Vieten, Dean Radin, Marilyn Schlitz, Arnaud Delorme
Institution(s): Institute of Noetic Sciences, California (USA)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
Final report
Language: eng
Author:
Vieten, C.
Secondary author(s):
Radin, D., Schlitz, M., Delorme, A.
Number of reproductions:
3
Keywords:
Parapsychology and Psychophysiology / Psychokinesis (PK) / Direct mental interactions with living systems (DMILS) / Spiritualism / Spiritual traditions/experiences

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2010-199.01
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 6/2010
Title:
Final report - Psychophysiology of spiritual transmission
Publication year: 2013
URL:
http://www.bial.com/imagem/Bolsa199-10_03012014.pdf
Abstract/Results: RESULTS:
Practitioners from a variety of spiritual traditions occasionally report strong psychophysiological reactions when a spiritual teacher (“guru”) who has achieved some level of mastery directs his or her attention toward the practitioner. Close proximity between guru and practitioner is purportedly not a limitation in transmitting or receiving spiritual transmission. We asked a guru to periodically send energy remotely to six recipients, one at a time, while they were isolated in our lab’s electromagnetically shielded chamber some 50 meters away. We recorded the recipients’ EEG (32 channels) and several autonomic measures throughout the testing period. None of the recipients knew the guru, and all were blind to when he was sending energy. Analysis of the resulting data suggested that in some recipients the remote intervention by the guru appeared to produce significant variations in physiology. We also studied the effect on the recipients’ physiology to the physical proximity of the guru, as compared to a “sham guru,” i.e., an actor playing the part of a guru. Again we found indications of differences in physiological reaction in some of the participants depending on whether the guru was real or sham. This preliminary investigation indicates that it is possible to study claims about spiritual transmission effects using psychophysiological methods under controlled conditions, and it also suggests that at least some of the traditionally reported effects about shaktipat might be objectively measurable.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Copyright/Reproduction:
By permission
Language:
eng
Author:
Vieten, C.
Secondary author(s):
Radin, D., Schlitz, M., Delorme, A.
Document type:
Final report
Number of reproductions:
3
Indexed document:
No
Keywords: Shaktipat / Guru / Spiritual transmission / Brain / Electroencephalogram (EEG) / Physiological activity / Remote interaction

Final report - Psychophysiology of spiritual transmission

Final report - Psychophysiology of spiritual transmission

DocumentBrain and physiological activity of sender and receiver during local and remote periods of "Spiritual Transmission"2012

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2010
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 23
Title:
2010 Grants
Start date: 2011-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2010-199
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 6/2010
Title:
199 - Psychophysiology of spiritual transmission
Duration: 2011-08 - 2013-06
Researcher(s):
Cassandra Vieten, Dean Radin, Marilyn Schlitz, Arnaud Delorme
Institution(s): Institute of Noetic Sciences, California (USA)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
Final report
Language: eng
Author:
Vieten, C.
Secondary author(s):
Radin, D., Schlitz, M., Delorme, A.
Number of reproductions:
3
Keywords:
Parapsychology and Psychophysiology / Psychokinesis (PK) / Direct mental interactions with living systems (DMILS) / Spiritualism / Spiritual traditions/experiences

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2010-199.02
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 6/2010
Title:
Brain and physiological activity of sender and receiver during local and remote periods of "Spiritual Transmission"
Publication year: 2012
URL:
http://www.consciousness.arizona.edu/documents/TSC2012CCS_BookofAbstracts_forweb2012.pdf
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
Practitioners from a wide variety of spiritual traditions occasionally report strong psychophysiological responses when they are in the presence of a spiritual teacher who has achieved some level of mastery, particularly when the teacher directs attention or intention toward the practitioner. While many such anecdotal reports of this phenomenon exist, almost no empirical research has been conducted to examine it. There are no studies published that we are aware of in the major scientific databases referring to empirical laboratory studies of spiritual transmission (shaktipat). The aim of the proposed work is to objectively examine the psychophysiological correlates of spiritual transmission in both transmitters and recipients under controlled laboratory conditions. Spiritual transmission is said to occur through sight, sound, touch, or thought. For example, the teacher may simply gaze at the student, speak words or make sounds, touch the student with their hands or with a feather, or transmit spiritual energy through intention or thought. Proximity does not appear to be required. There are many anecdotal accounts of recipients who experienced transmission by looking at a photograph of a spiritual teacher. In the devotional traditions of Hinduism, practitioners often place photos of their teachers in their environments (home, car, workplace) to remain in connection with the teacher's transmission. We run a block-design protocol in which we tested 3 different senders experienced in spiritual transmission, and 10 different receivers who were either disciples of the guru or naive subjects. Experiments were performed at two locations in California in two different laboratories. Senders and receivers sat in different rooms at about 30 meters distance of each other. Two conditions alternated: a condition of active spiritual transmission and a condition of rest. We recorded distant spiritual transmission and rest for 5 consecutive sessions of 5 minutes each. On 2 of the 5 sessions (sessions 2 and 4), the sender was instructed to give spiritual transmission. During rest (sessions 1, 3, and 5), the sender remained silent and attempted to keep his mind out of the spiritual transmission state. The receiving subjects were asked to stay in a meditative and receptive mental state. We used the EEGLAB software (www.sccn.ucsd.edu/eeglab) to analyze the electro-encephalographic signals from both senders and receivers focusing on the brain activity during the spiritual transmission mental state compared to the brain activity during the rest state. For some of the subjects, we also performed correlation analysis between scalp channels of senders and receivers. False detection rate (FDR) was used to correct for multiple comparisons. We report significant activity in receivers when senders are performing spiritual transmission at a distance. We also report significant brain correlations between senders and receivers in some of the testing sessions. These results suggest that spiritual transmission to an isolated person at a distance appears to produce measurable physiological effects in some distant receivers.
Accessibility: Document does not exist in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Delorme, A.
Secondary author(s):
Radin, D., Michel, L., Chan, R., Vieten, C.
Document type:
Abstract book
Number of reproductions:
3
Reference:
Delorme, A., Radin, D., Michel, L., Chan, R., & Vieten, C. (2012). Brain and physiological activity of sender and receiver during local and remote periods of "Spiritual Transmission". In Abstract book of the10th Biennial Toward a Science of Consciousness (pp. 205-206). Tucson, Arizona: Center for Consciousness Studies.
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Brain / Electroencephalogram (EEG) / Physiological activity / Remote interaction / Spiritual transmission

Brain and physiological activity of sender and receiver during local and remote periods of "Spiritual Transmission"

Brain and physiological activity of sender and receiver during local and remote periods of "Spiritual Transmission"

DocumentAnomalous Experiences and Boundary Thinness in the Mind and Brain2010

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 25/2004
Title:
2004 Grants
Start date: 2005-01 - 2012-09
Dimension/support:
25 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-155
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 23/2004
Title:
155 - Creativity, schizotypy, paranormal experiences and mental health: developing a new cognitive-parapsychological paradigm for the assessment of PSI performance in the laboratory
Duration: 2006-06 - 2009-07
Researcher(s):
Christine Simmonds-Moore, Nicola Holt
Institution(s): University College Northampton (UK)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress report
Final report
Conference paper
Language: eng
Author:
Simmonds-Moore, C.
Secondary author(s):
Holt, N.
Number of reproductions:
2
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Anomalous cognition/experiences / Paranormal belief / Transliminality / Cognitive processes / Attention / Consciousness / Assessment tools

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-155.10
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 23/2004
Title:
Anomalous Experiences and Boundary Thinness in the Mind and Brain
Publication year: 2010
URL:
http://www.mcfarlandpub.com/contents-2.php?id=978-0-7864-4398-7
Abstract/Results: BOOK DESCRIPTION:
Thirteen essays on the psychology and parapsychology of anomalous experience explore a range of phenomena, including extrasensory perception, haunting experiences, apparitions, alien contacts, seance room activity, and out-of-body experiences. The contributors are Daryl J. Bem, Etzel Cardena, Jezz Fox, Rachel Fox, Christopher C. French, Victoria Hamilton, Craig D. Murray, Ciaran O’Keeffe, Steve Parsons, Chris A. Roe, Julia Santomauro, Simon J. Sherwood, Christine Simmonds-Moore, Paul Stevens, Michael Thalbourne, Caroline Watt, Richard Wiseman and Robin Wooffitt.
Accessibility: Document does not exist in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Simmonds-Moore, C.
Document type:
Book chapter
Number of reproductions:
2
Reference:
Simmonds-Moore, C. (2010). Anomalous Experiences and Boundary Thinness in the Mind and Brain. In M. D. Smith (Ed.) Anomalous Experiences. Essays from Parapsychological and Psychological Perspectives (pp. 177-206). Jefferson, NC: McFarland.
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Anomalous experiences / Mind / Brain

DocumentAquém e além do cérebro: 5º Simpósio da Fundação Bial

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/E
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: Documentation and Information Center
History: Books that are part of the documentation center

Reference code: PT/FB/E/045
Title: Aquém e além do cérebro: 5º Simpósio da Fundação Bial
Número de inventário: M-0046
Local: Porto
Publisher: Laboratórios Bial
Date: 2004
Pag., vols.: 301 p.
Illustration: il., graphs
Dimension/support: 24 cm
Accessibility: Document exists in archive
Copyright/Reproduction:
By permission
Language:
por / eng
Edition:
1ª ed.
Collection: (Bial ; 30)
Document type: Conference proceedings
Keywords:
Psychophysiology / Parapsychology / Consciousness / Brain

DocumentAquém e além do cérebro: 6º Simpósio da Fundação Bial

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/E
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: Documentation and Information Center
History: Books that are part of the documentation center

Reference code: PT/FB/E/048
Title: Aquém e além do cérebro: 6º Simpósio da Fundação Bial
Número de inventário: M-0049
Local: Porto
Publisher: Laboratórios Bial
Date: 2006
Pag., vols.: 245 p.
Accessibility: Document exists in archive
Copyright/Reproduction:
By permission
Language:
por / eng
Edition:
1ª ed.
Collection: (Bial ; 33)
Document type: Conference proceedings
Keywords:
Psychophysiology / Parapsychology / Memory / Brain / Extrasensory perception (ESP)

DocumentThe 36th Symposium on Life Information Science, August 24-26, 2013, Fuji Calm, Yamanashi, Japan

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/E
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: Documentation and Information Center
History: Books that are part of the documentation center

Reference code: PT/FB/E/066
Title: The 36th Symposium on Life Information Science, August 24-26, 2013, Fuji Calm, Yamanashi, Japan
Número de inventário: M-0068
Local: Tokyo
Publisher: ISLIS
Date: 2013
Pag., vols.: 98 p.
Illustration: il., graphs
Dimension/support: 28 cm
Accessibility: Document exists in archive
Copyright/Reproduction:
By permission
Language:
eng / jap
ISSN:
1341-9226
Collection: (Journal of International Society of Life Information Science (ISLIS) ; Vol. 31(2), September 2013)
Document type: Journal
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Biopsychokinesis / Anomalous phenomena / Consciousness / Brain / Animals / Magnetic sense

DocumentMultivariate patterns in object-selective cortex dissociate perceptual and physical shape similarity2008

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/E
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: Documentation and Information Center
History: Books that are part of the documentation center

Reference code: PT/FB/E/083
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 4/2006
Title:
Multivariate patterns in object-selective cortex dissociate perceptual and physical shape similarity
Publication year: 2008
Número de inventário:
M-0086
URL: http://connection.ebscohost.com/c/articles/33410116/multivariate-patterns-object-selective-cortex-dissociate-perceptual-physical-shape-similarity
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
Prior research has identified the lateral occipital complex (LOC) as a critical cortical region for the representation of object shape in humans. However, little is known about the nature of the representations contained in the LOC and their relationship to the perceptual experience of shape. We used human functional MRI to measure the physical, behavioral, and neural similarity between pairs of novel shapes to ask whether the representations of shape contained in subregions of the LOC more closely reflect the physical stimuli themselves, or the perceptual experience of those stimuli. Perceptual similarity measures for each pair of shapes were obtained from a psychophysical same-different task; physical similarity measures were based on stimulus parameters; and neural similarity measures were obtained from multivoxel pattern analysis methods applied to anterior LOC (pFs) and posterior LOC (LO). We found that the pattern of pairwise shape similarities in LO most closely matched physical shape similarities, whereas shape similarities in pFs most closely matched perceptual shape similarities. Further, shape representations were similar across participants in LO but highly variable across participants in pFs. Together, these findings indicate that activation patterns in subregions of object-selective cortex encode objects according to a hierarchy, with stimulus-based representations in posterior regions and subjective and observer-specific representations in anterior regions.
Accessibility: Document does not exist in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Haushofer, J.
Secondary author(s):
Livingstone, M., Kanwisher, N.
Document type:
Article
Reference:
Haushofer, J., Livingstone, M., & Kanwisher, N. (2008). Multivariate patterns in object-selective cortex dissociate perceptual and physical shape similarity. PLoS Biology, 6(7), e187. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0060187
2-year Impact Factor: 12.472|2010
Times cited: 92|2019-06-07
Indexed document: Yes
Quartile: Q1
Keywords: Perceptual-motor skill learning / Occipital lobes / Higher nervous activity / Anterior chamber (eye) / Brain / Shapes

DocumentElectroencephalographic evidence of correlated event-related signals between the brains of spatially and sensory isolated human subjects2004

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/E
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: Documentation and Information Center
History: Books that are part of the documentation center

Reference code: PT/FB/E/098
Title: Electroencephalographic evidence of correlated event-related signals between the brains of spatially and sensory isolated human subjects
Publication year: 2004
Número de inventário:
M-0101
URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15165411
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether correlated event-related potentials (ERPs) can be detected between the brains of spatially and sensory isolated human subjects.
DESIGN AND SETTING: Simultaneous digitized electroencephalograms (EEGs) were recorded from the occipital area in pairs of human subjects placed in sound attenuated rooms separated by 10 meters. One person relaxed in one of the rooms while the other received visual stimulation while in the other room. Prior to each experiment, members of the pair were randomly designated as sender and receiver. Sessions were subsequently repeated with subjects reversing their roles. Previous to each session, the sender was instructed "to attempt sending an image/thought." The receiver was instructed "to remain open to receive any image/thought from his/her partner." Alternating stimulus-on/stimulus-off conditions were presented throughout the session to the sender, while a stimulus-off condition was presented to the receiver.
SUBJECTS: Thirty-seven (37) female, and 23 male subjects (n = 60; 30 pairs) participated in the study. Subjects knew each other well and claimed to have previous experience of being emotionally/psychologically connected to one another.
OUTCOME MEASURES: A Runs test was applied to compare EEG "hits" in the receiver's EEG during the sender' stimulus-on condition versus sender's stimulus-off conditions. Test results at p < 0.01 were considered evidence of correlated brain signals. Pairs in whom at least one member had significant results were invited back for replication.
RESULTS: Of the 60 subjects tested, 5 (4 women/1 man) showed significantly higher brain activation (p < 0.01) during their sending partner's stimulus-on condition as compared to stimulus-off condition. Using the Stouffer z meta-analytic method all receiver EEG results across all 60 subjects were combined by transforming the individual session p values into z scores. Data analyses showed overall significant results for EEG data recorded during the flickering condition (z =-3.28, p = 0.0005) as well as nonsignificant results for data recorded during the static condition (z = 0.35, p = 0.64). Four pairs participated in a replication experiment during which one pair replicated the effect.
CONCLUSIONS: These results indicate that in some pairs of human subjects a signal may be detected in the brain of a distant member of the pair when the brain of the other member is visually stimulated. These data support the findings of similar studies performed in seven laboratories reported in the peer-reviewed literature since 1963. Research in this area should now proceed with investigation of its physical and biologic mechanism, its generalizability to varying populations and relationships, and its clinical application.
Accessibility: Document does not exist in archive
Language:
eng
Author:
Standish, L. J.
Secondary author(s):
Kozak, L., Johnson, L. C., Richards, T.
Document type:
Article
Reference:
Standish, L.J., Kozak, L., Johson, L.C., & Richards, T. (2004). Electroencephalographic evidence of correlated event-related signals between the brains of spatially and sensory isolated human subjects. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 10(2), 307-314.
2-year Impact Factor: 1.104|2006
Times cited: 40|2019-06-07
Indexed document: Yes
Quartile: Q1
Keywords: Electroencephalogram (EEG) / Brain / Event-related potential (ERP) / Sensory stimulation / Distant person

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File281 - Motor Imagery in speech processing2018-012020-04

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2016
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
2016 Grants
Start date: 2017-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2016-281
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
281 - Motor Imagery in speech processing
Duration: 2018-01 - 2020-04
Researcher(s):
Patricia Martine Adank, Helen Nuttall
Institution(s): Speech Hearing and Phonetic Sciences, Division of Psychology and Language, UCL, London (UK); Department of Psychology, University of Lancaster (UK)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Progress report
Final report
Author: Adank, P. M.
Secondary author(s):
Nuttall, H.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Brain / Speech / Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) / Motor Evoked Potentials / Psychophysiology

DocumentDifferential activation of the default mode network in jet lagged individuals2014

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2012
Location: SEC PCA
Title:
2012 Grants
Start date: 2013-02

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2012-087
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 24/2012
Title:
087 - Neurobiological correlates of empathy in couples: A study of central and peripheral measures
Duration: 2013-05 - 2017/07
Researcher(s):
Joana Fernandes Pereira Coutinho, Cledna Patricia de Oliveira Silva, Jean Decety, Kristin Perrone McGovern, Óscar Filipe Coelho Neves Gonçalves, Vânia Andrea Sousa Gonçalves Moreira de Lima
Institution(s): Centro de Investigação em Psicologia, Escola de Psicologia, Universidade do Minho (Portugal)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Progress report
2 Articles (1 published and 1 submitted)
Language: eng
Author:
Coutinho, J.
Secondary author(s):
Silva, C. P., Decety, J., McGovern, K., Gonçalves, O., Lima, V.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Psychophysiology / Emotion / Empathy / Affective and social behavior / Conjugality / Brain structure and function / Intervention

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2012-087.08
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 24/2012
Title:
Differential activation of the default mode network in jet lagged individuals
Publication year: 2014
URL:
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/07420528.2014.955187
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
Long-term exposure to transmeridian flights has been shown to impact cognitive functioning. Nevertheless, the immediate effects of jet lag in the activation of specific brain networks have not been investigated. We analyzed the impact of short-term jet lag on the activation of the default mode network (DMN). A group of individuals who were on a transmeridian flight and a control group went through a functional magnetic resonance imaging acquisition. Statistical analysis was performed to test for differences in the DMN activation between groups. Participants from the jet lag group presented decreased activation in the anterior nodes of the DMN, specifically in bilateral medial prefrontal and anterior cingulate cortex. No areas of increased activation were observed for the jet lag group. These results may be suggestive of a negative impact of jet lag on important cognitive functions such as introspection, emotional regulation and decision making in a few days after individuals arrive at their destination.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Copyright/Reproduction:
By permission
Language:
eng
Author:
Coutinho, J.
Secondary author(s):
Gonçalves, O. F. , Maia, L., Vasconcelos, C., Perrone-McGovern, K. M. , Simon-Dack, S., Hernandez, K., Oliveira-Silva, P. , Mesquita, A., Sampaio, A.
Document type:
Article
Number of reproductions:
1
Percentiles:
7|2022-03-19
Reference:
Coutinho, J., Gonçalves, O. F., Maia, L., Vasconcelos, C., Perrone-McGovern K., Simon-Dack, S., Hernandez, K., Oliveira-Silva, P., Mesquita, A., & Sampaio, A. (2014). Differential activation of the default mode network in jet lagged individuals. Cronobiology International, 32(1), 143-149. doi: 10.3109/07420528.2014.955187
2-year Impact Factor: 3.343|2014
Times cited: 6|2022-05-23
Indexed document: Yes
Quartile: Q1
Keywords: Brain / Default mode network / Jet lag

DocumentFinal report - Identifying and characterizing the neuronal circuits required for nutrient choice and their effects on aging2017

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2014
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
2014 Grants
Start date: 2015-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2014-283
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
283 - Identifying and characterizing the neuronal circuits required for nutrient choice and their effects on aging
Duration: 2015-05 - 2017-07
Researcher(s):
Carlos Ribeiro, Ana Paula Elias, Matthew D. W. Piper, Samantha Herbert, Samuel Walker
Institution(s): Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, Lisboa (Portugal)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Progress reports
Final report
Articles
Language: eng
Author:
Ribeiro, C.
Secondary author(s):
Elias, A., Piper, M. D., Herbert, S., Walker, S.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Drosophila / Feeding Behavior / Aging / Neuronal Circuits / Psychophysiology

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2014-283.01
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
Final report - Identifying and characterizing the neuronal circuits required for nutrient choice and their effects on aging
Publication year: 2017
URL:
https://www.bial.com/imagem/Grant_28314.pdf
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
Nutrition is a key determinant of health, wellbeing and aging. Recent evidences strongly suggest that nutritional amino acids (AAs) are important mediators of this fitness effect in multiple species, including humans. Accordingly, animals have developed behavioral strategies to ensure a proper balance of AA intake. We have for example shown that upon yeast (main dietary protein source of fruit flies) or AA deprivation Drosophila melanogaster increases the intake of yeast leading to a switch in feeding preference from sucrose to yeast. This change in feeding choice underlies the dietary basis for nutritional AA homeostasis and serves as a powerful paradigm to study nutrient choice and homeostasis.
We have identified a distinct class of Drosophila melanogaster gustatory receptor neurons (GRNs) required for intake of yeast. We show that gustatory receptor neurons of the proboscis act in parallel to mediate yeast feeding. While nutritional and reproductive states act in concert to drive yeast appetite, we find a separation of these state signals at the level of yeast GRNs, with amino acid but not mating state enhancing yeast GRN gain. Importantly, the sensitivity of sweet GRNs to sugar is not increased by protein deprivation, providing a potential basis for this nutrient-specific appetite. The emerging picture is that different internal states act at distinct levels of a specific gustatory processing circuit to elicit nutrient-specific appetites towards a complex, ecologically relevant protein source.
Furthermore, we have made important additional discoveries at the level of the impact of gut bacteria on the selection of nutrients and have developed a new approach using genome information for designing diets optimizing both aging and reproductive output.
We have therefore achieved the main goals of the project which aimed at identifying and characterizing circuits regulating nutrient homeostasis and exploring the impact of nutrients on lifespan with a special focus on amino acids.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Ribeiro, C.
Document type:
Final report
Number of reproductions:
1
Indexed document:
No
Keywords: Nutrition / Diet / Circuits / Drosophila / Brain

Final report - Identifying and characterizing the neuronal circuits required for nutrient choice and their effects on aging

Final report - Identifying and characterizing the neuronal circuits required for nutrient choice and their effects on aging

DocumentNeurofeedback or Neuroplacebo?2017

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2014
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
2014 Grants
Start date: 2015-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2014-118
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
118 - Recursive consciousness training: Using neurofeedback to induce altered states
Duration: 2015-09 - 2017-11
Researcher(s):
Amir Raz, Niels Birbaumer, Robert T Thibault
Institution(s): Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University (Canada); Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology, University of Tübingen (Germany)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Progress report
Final report
Language: eng
Author:
Raz, A.
Secondary author(s):
Birmaumer, N., Thibault, R. T.
Number of reproductions:
3
Keywords:
Brain Self-Regulation / Altered States of Consciousness / Neurofeedback / Meditation / Psychophysiology and Parapsychology

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2014-118.05
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
Neurofeedback or Neuroplacebo?
Publication year: 2017
URL:
https://academic.oup.com/brain/article-abstract/140/4/862/3090927/Neurofeedback-or-neuroplacebo?redirectedFrom=fulltext
Language: eng
Author:
Thibault, R. T.
Secondary author(s):
Lifshitz, M., Raz, A.
Document type:
Editorial material
Number of reproductions:
3
Reference:
Thibault, R. T., Lifshitz, M., & Raz, A. (2017). Neurofeedback or Neuroplacebo? Brain, 140(4), 862–864. doi: 10.1093/brain/awx033
2-year Impact Factor: 10.848|2017
Times cited: 47|2022-05-25
Indexed document: Yes
Quartile: Q1
Keywords: Brain / Neurofeedback

Neurofeedback or Neuroplacebo?

Neurofeedback or Neuroplacebo?

File357 - Finding the light: Neural and pharmacological evidence of pure consciousness

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2020
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
2020 Grants
Start date: 2021-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2020-357
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
357 - Finding the light: Neural and pharmacological evidence of pure consciousness
Researcher(s): Heleen Slagter, Sander Nieuwenhuis, Henk Barendregt, Ruben Laukkonen
Institution(s): Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (The Netherlands); Institute of Psychology, University of Leiden (The Netherlands)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Language: eng
Notes:
This project hasn't started yet
Author: Slagter, H.
Secondary author(s):
Nieuwenhuis, S., Barendregt, H., Laukkonen, R.
Number of reproductions:
3
Keywords:
Pure consciousness / Predictive processing / Meditation / Brain / Psychophysiology and Parapsychology

DocumentLongitudinal volumetric assessment of ventricular enlargement in pet dogs trained for functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies2020

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2016
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
2016 Grants
Start date: 2017-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2016-169
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
169 - The potential effect of behavioral stimulation on social competence in dogs (via endogenous oxytocin release)
Duration: 2017-01
Researcher(s):
Anna Kis, József Topál, Alin Ciobica, Radu Lefter, Katinka Tóth
Institution(s): Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology, Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest (Hungary); Department of Animal Physiology and Behaviour "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University, Iasi (Romania)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Research Funding Agreement
Notes: This project is still in progress
Author: Kis, A.
Secondary author(s):
Topál, J., Ciobica, A., Lefter, R., Tóth, K.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Dog (Canis familiaris) / Social stimutation / Oxytocin / Social cognition / Psychophysiology

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2016-169.26
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
Longitudinal volumetric assessment of ventricular enlargement in pet dogs trained for functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies
Publication year: 2020
URL:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7558420/
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
BACKGROUND:
Recent studies suggest that clinically sound ventriculomegaly in dogs could be a preliminary form of the clinically significant hydrocephalus. We evaluated changes of ventricular volumes in awake functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) trained dogs with indirectly assessed cognitive abilities over time (thus avoiding the use of anaesthetics, which can alter the pressure). Our research question was whether ventricular enlargement developing over time would have any detrimental effect on staying still while being scanned; which can be extrapolated to the ability to pay attention and to exert inhibition.
METHODS:
Seven healthy dogs, 2–8 years old at the baseline scan and 4 years older at rescan, participated in a rigorous and gradual training for staying motionless (<2 mm) in the magnetic resonance (MR) scanner without any sedation during 6 minute-long structural MR sequences. On T1 structural images, volumetric analyses of the lateral ventricles were completed by software guided semi-automated tissue-type segmentations performed with FMRIB Software Library (FSL, Analysis Group, Oxford, UK).
RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS:
We report significant enlargement for both ventricles (left: 47.46 %, right: 46.07 %) over time while dogs retained high levels of attention and inhibition. The results suggest that even considerable ventricular enlargement arising during normal aging does not necessarily reflect observable pathological changes in behavior.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Gunde, E.
Secondary author(s):
Czeibert, K., Gábor, A., Szabó, D., Kis, A., Arany-Tóth, A., Andics, A., Gácsi , M., Kubinyi, E.
Document type:
Article
Number of reproductions:
1
Percentiles:
7|2022-03-19
Reference:
Gunde, E., Czeibert, K., Gábor, A., Szabó, D., Kis, A., Arany-Tóth, A., ... & Kubinyi, E. (2020). Longitudinal Volumetric Assessment of Ventricular Enlargement in Pet Dogs Trained for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) Studies. Veterinary Sciences, 7(3), 127. doi: 10.3390/vetsci7030127
2-year Impact Factor: 2.304|2020
Times cited: 2|2022-05-25
Indexed document: Yes
Quartile: Q1
Keywords: MRI / Attention / Awake canine neuroimaging / Brain / Hydrocephalus / Ventriculomegaly

Longitudinal volumetric assessment of ventricular enlargement in pet dogs trained for functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies

Longitudinal volumetric assessment of ventricular enlargement in pet dogs trained for functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies

DocumentFinal report - The neuronal basis of biases2021

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2018
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
2018 Grants
Start date: 2019-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2018-117
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
117 - The neuronal basis of biases
Duration: 2019-01 - 2021-04
Researcher(s):
Rubén Moreno-Bote, Roozbeh Kiani
Institution(s): Center for Brain and Cognition, Department of Technologies of Information and Communications, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona (Spain); Center for Neural Science, New York University (USA)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Research Funding Agreement
Progress report
Final report
Language: eng
Author:
Moreno-Bote, R.
Secondary author(s):
Kiani, R.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Biases / Decision making / Motivation / Misperception / Psychophysiology

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2018-117.01
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
Final report - The neuronal basis of biases
Publication year: 2021
URL:
https://www.bial.com/media/3607/the-neuronal-basis-of-biases.pdf
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
BACKGROUND
Goal-directed behavior often requires integrating current sensory information with the prior history of stimuli, actions and outcomes. However, if the past is uninformative for the task at hand, using prior history can induce disadvantageous behavioral biases.
AIMS
Study the dynamics and neuronal basis of sequential biases in decision-making.
Study the neuronal representation of biases in the prefrontal cortex of non-human primates.
Testing a sequential-processing theory of decision making and its link to biased behavior.
METHOD
Experiments with highly-trained monkeys performing a motion direction discrimination task, as well as analysis of existing datasets.
RESULTS
Here, we report the existence of history-dependent choice biases in highly-trained monkeys performing a motion direction discrimination task where only the current stimulus was behaviorally relevant. The observed biases fluctuated at two separate time scales: slow, spanning tens to hundreds of trials, and fast, involving variables from the previous trial. These biases were predictive of upcoming choices, and more so on trials with weak stimuli.
We found that pre-stimulus activity of neuronal ensembles in prearcuate gyrus represented biases and was also predictive of the monkey’s upcoming choices. We show that similar axes in the neural population state space represent both bias and choices.
CONCLUSIONS
Further, biases are incorporated into the decision-making process as an offset of baseline activity along the decision axes that persists throughout the integration process of sensory evidence.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Moreno-Bote, R.
Document type:
Final report
Number of reproductions:
1
Reference:
Moreno-Bote, R. (2021). Final report - The neuronal basis of biases.
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Decision-making / Biases / Neuronal population / Brain

Final report - The neuronal basis of biases

Final report - The neuronal basis of biases

DocumentAltered intrinsic functonal brain connectivity after first-time exposure to short-term gravitational alterations induced by parabolic flight2018

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: NDE
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 1/Outros Apoios
Title:
Characterization of “Near-Death Experiences” through the comparison of experiencers and non-experiencers’ particularities: inter-individual differences in cognitive characteristics and susceptibility to false memories
Duration: 2016-03 - 2019-03
Researcher(s):
Steven Laureys, Charlotte Martial, Vanessa Charland-Verville, Héléna Cassol
Institution(s): Coma Science Group, University of Liège (Belgium)
Contents: Application
Research Funding Agreement
Progress report
Final report
Articles
Language: eng
Author:
Laureys, S.
Number of reproductions:
3
Keywords:
Parapsychology and Psychophysiology / Near-death experience / Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)

Reference code: NDE-83
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
Altered intrinsic functonal brain connectivity after first-time exposure to short-term gravitational alterations induced by parabolic flight
Publication year: 2018
URL:
https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/248308
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
Spaceflight severely impacts the human body. Moreover, little is known about how gravity and gravitational alterations affect the human brain. Here, we aimed at measuring the effects of acute exposure to gravity transitions. We exposed 28 naïve participants to repetitive alterations between normal, hyper- and microgravity induced by a parabolic flight (PF) and measured functional MRI connectivity changes. Scans were acquired before and after the PF. To mitigate motion sickness, PF participants received scopolamine prior to PF. To account for the scopolamine, 12 non-PF controls were scanned prior to and after scopolamine injection. Changes in functional connectivity were explored with the Intrinsic Connectivity Contrast (ICC). Seed-based analysis on the regions exhibiting localized changes was subsequently performed to understand the networks associated with the identified nodes. We found that the PF group was characterized by lower ICC scores in the right temporo-parietal junction (rTPJ), an area involved in multisensory integration and spatial tasks. The encompassed network revealed PF-related decreases in within- and inter-hemispheric anticorrelations between the rTPJ and the supramarginal gyri, indicating both altered vestibular and self-related functions. Our findings shed light how the brain copes with gravity transitions, on gravity internalization and are relevant for the understanding of bodily self-consciousness.
Accessibility: Document does not exist in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Van Ombergen, A.
Secondary author(s):
Wuyts, F. L., Jeurissen, B., Sijbers, J., Vanhevel, F., Jillings, S., Parizel, P. M., Sunaert, S., Van De Heyning, P. H., Dousset, V., Laureys, S., Demertzi, A.
Document type:
Conference paper
Number of reproductions:
3
Reference:
Van Ombergen, A., Wuyts, F. L., Jeurissen, B., Sijbers, J., Vanhevel, F., Jillings, S., Parizel, P. M., Sunaert, S., Van De Heyning, P. H., Dousset, V., Laureys, S., & Demertzi, A. (2018). Altered intrinsic functonal brain connectivity after first-time exposure to short-term gravitational alterations induced by parabolic flight. Proceedings of the 69th International Astronautical Congress. Code 147415.
Impact factor notes: N/A
Indexed document: Yes
Keywords: Aerospace / Brain / Brain connectivity / Microgravity / Parabolic flight / Resting-state functional MRI