Summary: Participating in fun activities following a day filled with negative behavior of colleagues at work could help you sleep better, a new study reports.
Source: American Psychological Association.
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Dementia Trend Shows Later Onset With Fewer Years of Disease, on the site Neuroscience News 7 hours, 28 minutes ago
Summary: Researchers reveal people may be developing Alzheimer’s later in life and living less time with the neurodegenerative disease.
Source: UT San Antonio.
The diagnosis is one that a family never wants […]
Summary: Using a new advanced imaging technology, researchers capture new patterns of molecular organization as connections between neurons strengthen during learning tasks.
Source: Thomas Jefferson […]
Summary: Increasing fish consumption could help to lower the risk of developing Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases, researchers report. The study reveals the protein parvalbumin can help to prevent […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, How Your Brain Learns to Expect Muddy Puddles in the Park (and Other Things), on the site Neuroscience News 8 hours, 11 minutes ago
Summary: Researchers reveal the role the orbitofrontal cortex plays in identity expectations.
Source: Northwestern University.
When scientist Thorsten Kahnt was a high school student in Nuremberg, Germany, […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Culture Shapes the Brain: How Reading Changes the Way We Think, on the site Neuroscience News 8 hours, 56 minutes ago
Summary: A new study sheds light on how reading shapes our brain and can improve our memory. Those who are not practiced readers, researchers discovered, find it more difficult to distinguish how an object is […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Asthma and Hay Fever Linked to Increased Risk of Psychiatric Disorders, on the site Neuroscience News 10 hours, 18 minutes ago
Summary: According to researchers, suffering from asthma or hay fever may put you at an increased risk of developing a psychiatric disorder. The study reports over a 15 year period, 10.8% of people with allergies […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, New Microscope Captures Detailed 3-D Movies of Cells Deep Within Living Systems, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 5 hours ago
Summary: Researchers have created a revolutionary new tool to help shed light on living cells. By combining two existing imaging technologies, researchers were able to image living cells in 3D.
Summary: A new study reveals people are more likely to consider articles to be more credible if they contain extraneous neuroscience references and brain scan images.
Brain science is mysterious […]
Summary: A new article looks at how TBI can force personality changes in patients.
Source: The Conversation.
Who we are, and what makes us “us” has been the topic of much debate throughout history. At the […]
Summary: Trained pianists have higher levels of brain wave synchronization when improvising pieces of music, a new study reveals.
Source: University of Western Ontario.
As an undergraduate student at York […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Our Brains Automatically Process Opinions We Agree With As If They Are Facts, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 3 hours ago
Summary: A new study reveals we quickly process opinions we agree with as facts, even if the opinion is non-factual.
In a post-truth world of alternative facts, there is understandable interest […]
Summary: Olfactory system neurons appear to play a role in the connection between rhythmic breathing and emotional regulation, researchers report.
Source: University of Pennsylvania.
“Take a deep breath” […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Gene Variant Increases Empathy Driven Fear: Mouse Study, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 5 hours ago
Summary: Researchers have identified a specific genetic variant that appears to help facilitate empathy driven by fear in rodents.
Source: Institute for Basic Science.
Researchers at the Center for […]
Summary: According to researchers, when people are aware they are being observed, brain areas associated with social awareness and reward activate a part of the brain that affects motor control, helping them to […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Variants in Non-Coding DNA Contribute to Inherited Autism Risk, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 7 hours ago
Summary: Researchers report newly identified risk factors differ from currently known genetic causes of autism. The variants identified do not alter the genes directly, but disrupt the neighboring DNA control […]
Summary: Researchers warn pregnant women and their children to avoid drinking too many sodas, as excessive amounts of sugar in these drinks can negatively impact memory and learning. However, consuming fruits […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Study Shows Rapid Rise in Mass School Shootings in the US, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 8 hours ago
Summary: A new study reveals alarming trends related to the growing number of school shootings in the US. Since 2000, there have been more deaths related to school shootings than in the entire 20th Century, […]
Summary: A new study sheds light on how memory helps guide spatial navigation.
When you are lost or disoriented, your brain uses cues from your surroundings – landmarks both near and far – to […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Neurons Derived From Super-Obese People Respond Differently to Appetite Hormone, on the site Neuroscience News 4 days, 1 hour ago
Summary: According to researchers, neurons generated from super obese people are more likely to dysregulate hormones related to hunger and feeding behaviors.
Source: Cell Press.
US scientists have […]
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