Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Better Think Twice About Spice: Synthetic Cannabis’ Impact on Brain Health, on the site Neuroscience News 1 hour, 36 minutes ago
Summary: A new study reports on the dangers of using synthetic cannabis products on a person’s brain and general health.
Source: University of Tsukuba.
Marijuana is the most commonly abused drug in the […]
Summary: Researchers discover post stroke neurogenesis in the hippocampus is linked to worse performance in hippocampal memory tasks.
Neurogenesis is a complex biological process by which […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Study Combines Music and Brain Stimulation to Improve Memory, on the site Neuroscience News 1 hour, 46 minutes ago
Summary: Combining non-invasive brain stimulation with a person’s favorite music from the past may help to activate old memories and improve mood for older patients with MCI, a new study reports.
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Multi-Gene Test Predicts Alzheimer’s Better Than ApoE4 Alone, on the site Neuroscience News 1 hour, 49 minutes ago
Summary: UCSF researchers have developed a new genetic risk factor test that takes into account more than 24 genetic variants, each of which are associated with a small risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers […]
Summary: While it is widely believed social cues can accelerate puberty, previous studies have found it difficult to clearly identify the most crucial signals responsible for the change. A new study in PLOS […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, You Can ‘Pick Up’ a Good or Bad Mood From Your Friends, on the site Neuroscience News 3 hours, 13 minutes ago
Summary: A new study reveals how the mood of one friend can impact the moods of others in their social circle.
Source: University of Warwick.
Study suggests that depression doesn’t have the same e […]
Summary: Targeting a protein called neuroligin 3 helps stop the growth of high grade gliomas in mice, a new study reports.
New research conducted in mice provides evidence that highly […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Gene Immunotherapy Protects Against Multiple Sclerosis: Mouse Study, on the site Neuroscience News 22 hours, 53 minutes ago
Summary: A new study in Molecular Therapy reveals gene immunotherapy is able to reverse symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis, and even prevent the disease from appearing in mice.
Source: Cell Press.
A potent and […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Higher Manganese Levels in Children Correlate With Lower IQ Scores, on the site Neuroscience News 23 hours, 4 minutes ago
Summary: Higher levels of manganese in blood and hair samples has been linked to slower working memory and lower IQ in children, a new study reports. Researchers report children who live in areas with high […]
Summary: Researchers from Max Planck Institute have identified a neural connectivity pattern in the medial entorhinal cortex that appears to assist with navigation.
Source: Max Planck Institute.
Summary: MIT researchers report children as young as 15 months try harder to complete a task if they witness an adult struggling to succeed than those who witness a task completed effortlessly.
Summary: UCL researchers report 24 percent of girls aged 14 report feeling symptoms of depression. Only 9 percent of young teenage males reported feeling depressed.
New research shows a quarter […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Your Neurons Register Familiar Faces, Whether You Notice Them or Not, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day ago
Summary: Whether we are consciously aware of seeing a familiar face and object or not, our brains actively notice. A new study sheds light on the nature of conscious perception.
Source: Cell Press.
Summary: Much like other animals, the upside-down jellyfish enters into sleep. However, unlike other animals, the jellyfish has no central nervous system. Researchers believe the need to sleep evolved before the […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Neuron Types in Brain Are Defined by Gene Activity Shaping Their Communication Patterns, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day ago
Summary: A new Cell study reports on the molecular-genetic basis of neural cell types. The study reports families of gene encoding proteins involved in neurotransmission define neurons by determining which cells […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Brain Inflammation Linked to Suicidal Thinking in Depression, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 3 hours ago
Summary: Researchers have identified increased inflammatory activation markers in the brains of people with major depressive disorder who report suicidal ideations. The findings support recent research that […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Virtual Brain Lab Brings Together World-Leading Neuroscientists, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 3 hours ago
Summary: A new joint initiative, dubbed the International Brain Lab, will bring together researchers from around the world to investigate the neural mechanisms of learning and decision making.
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Personality Changes Don’t Precede Clinical Onset of Alzheimer’s Disease, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 3 hours ago
Summary: Despite popular belief, researchers have found no evidence that personality changes appear prior to the onset of dementia. The findings are published in JAMA Psychiatry.
Source: Florida State […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Both High and Low Levels of Magnesium in Blood Linked to Dementia Risk, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 22 hours ago
Summary: A new study in Neurology reveals people whose blood magnesium levels are either too high or two low face an increased risk of developing dementia.
People with both high and low levels […]
Summary: University of Bristol researchers report expressive faces can cause idendity confusion.
Source: University of Bristol.
Photos of the same person can look substantially different. For example, your […]
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