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Neurofeedback which is also known as EEG Biofeedback Therapy , is sometimes used to improve attention control abilities

Neurofibrillary tangles refers to a characteristic of Alzheimer's disease in which the material within the cell bodies of neurons becomes filled with densely packed, twisted protein microfibrils, or tiny strands.

Neurogenesis is defined as the production of new brain cells; congenital process by which the neurons of the brain develop. Moreover, Neurogenesis is the cycle of birth, development, and death of a neuron. This process occurs for the receptors for olfaction and taste.

Neurohormone refers to the hormone that affects the brain and is increasingly the focus of study in Psychopathology.

Neuroimaging refers to a method of examining the structure and/or function of the brainNeuroimaging procedures include:

(1) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI);

(2) Coaxial Tomographic Scan (CT Scan);

(3) Positron Emission Tomography (PET); and

(4) Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI).

Neuroimaging techniques refer to new technologies that permit imaging of brain activities, which include high-density event-related potentials, Positron emission tomography (PET ), and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), among others.
Neuroleptic are tranquilizing drugs used to treat psychoses; a synonym is major tranquilizer; drug used to treat psychotic symptoms. Please see also Antipsychotic

Neuroleptic drug is drug used to treat psychotic symptoms

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