Summary: A large replication study found no evidence that inducing people to smile or frown affected their emotional states.
Source: Association for Psychological Science.
A coordinated replication effort […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Bioluminescent Sensor Causes Brain Cells to Glow in the Dark, on the site Neuroscience News 11 hours, 1 minute ago
Summary: Researchers have been able to make neurons ‘glow in the dark’ to help measure brain activity.
To measure brain activity, these scientists make neurons glow in the dark.
A new […]
Summary: Researchers believe their finding could usher in a new era of personalized interventions to help chronic pain sufferers.
Source: Northwestern University.
New study first to pinpoint unique brain […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Brain Wave Measurement Predicts Response to Antidepressants, on the site Neuroscience News 15 hours, 34 minutes ago
Summary: Researchers use brain wave recordings to successfully predict patient response to common antidepressants.
UCLA study finds noninvasive method that may help speed relief from the […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Allen Institute for Brain Science Announces Mapping of the Mouse Cortex in 3D, on the site Neuroscience News 15 hours, 39 minutes ago
Summary: Researchers have completed the 3D mapping of the mouse cortex.
Source: Allen Institute for Brain Science.
Data release also includes updates to several other Allen Brain Atlas resources.
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Concern That Radiation May Contribute to Development of Alzheimer’s, on the site Neuroscience News 15 hours, 42 minutes ago
Summary: Researchers proposes a link between ionizing radiation and the development of Alzheimer’s disease.
Source: University of Southern Denmark.
More humans than ever are exposed to higher levels of […]
Summary: According to researchers, a reorganization of wiring in the brain could be an underlying cause of phantom limb pain experienced by amputees.
Source: University of Cambridge.
Researchers have […]
Summary: A new study has identified a gene that appears to be associated with binge eating.
Source: Boston University Medical Center.
Researchers have identified a gene (CYFIP2) associated with binge […]
Summary: According to a new study, omega 3 polyunsaturates fatty acids can improve the function of the glymphatic system.
Research in The FASEB Journal suggests that omega-3 polyunsaturated […]
Summary: Researchers have found a way to produce realistic sensations of touch in two human amputees by directly stimulating the nervous system.
Source: University of Chicago.
Research provides blueprint for […]
Summary: A new study reports researchers have successfully used brain stimulation to provide touch feedback and direct movement. The findings could benefit those with spinal cord injury to regain […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Higher Resting Heart Rate and Blood pressure Linked to Later Psychiatric Illness, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 15 hours ago
Summary: A new study links higher resting blood pressure in younger men with later onset of OCD, schizophrenia and substance abuse problems.
Source: University of Helsinki.
The connections between resting […]
Summary: Researchers report on an epigenetic mechanism which is active only in the early phases of neurogenesis triggers and the subsequent death of neural cells.
LMU researchers have […]
Summary: Examining brain tissue, researchers have identified common gene groups that are disrupted in people with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and major depression.
Source: Johns Hopkins […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Brain Scans of Children with Tourette Offer Clues About Disorder, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 15 hours ago
Summary: A new neuroimaging study identifies differences in brain areas in children with Tourette syndrome compared to peers without the disorder.
Differences noted in brain regions involving […]
Summary: Researchers have successfully transplanted embryonic neurons into damaged neural networks, a new study reports.
Source: Max Planck Institute.
Transplanted embryonic nerve cells can functionally […]
Summary: Researchers and futurists ask what can be done to make sure we can trust artificial intelligence.
Source: University of Cambridge.
Computers that learn for themselves are with us now. As they become […]
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