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Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Early Life Experiences Influence DNA in the Adult Brain, on the site Neuroscience News 15 minutes ago
Summary: Researchers report maternal behavior can change the DNA of her offspring. The findings, researchers say, could lead to better understanding of some neuropsychiatric disorders.
Source: Salk […]
Summary: A new study challenges long held beliefs about how learning occurs. Researchers suggest learning occurs in dendrites that are in closer proximity to neurons, as opposed to occurring solely in synapses. […]
Summary: A new study reveals how neurons implicated in the perception of motion are formed in the brains of fruit flies.
A team of biologists has deciphered how neurons used in the perception […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Focusing on Early Stage of Illness May Be Key to Treating ALS, on the site Neuroscience News 20 hours, 16 minutes ago
Summary: A new study reveals many inhibitory neurons are lost in early phases of ALS and FTD development. The findings show a contrast to other neurodegenerative diseases where excitatory neurons are lost early in […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, From Signal Propagation to Consciousness: A Potential Connection Discovered, on the site Neuroscience News 20 hours, 32 minutes ago
Summary: Researchers investigate the neural mechanisms behind consciousness.
Researchers at New York University have discovered a novel mechanism through which information can be effectively […]
Summary: Researchers have developed what they have dubbed a ‘brain stethoscope’, a device capable of turning EEG brain wave data into sound. The device is able to detect epileptic seizures that do not result in […]
Summary: Researchers report the brain can suppress feelings of chronic pain when mice are hungry.
Source: University of Pennsylvania.
Pain can be valuable. Without it, we might let our hand linger on a hot […]
Summary: A compound used to treat leukemia shows promise in preventing breast cancer cells from metastasizing in the brain.
Source: Houston Methodist.
Researchers at Houston Methodist used computer modeling […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, New Brain Scanner Allows Patients to Move Freely For the First Time, on the site Neuroscience News 23 hours ago
Summary: Researchers have designed and developed a new MEG brain scanner that allows patients to move while undergoing neuroimaging evaluations.
Source: Wellcome Trust.
A new generation of brain scanner, […]
Summary: According to researchers, gut serotonin levels are doubled in obese people. Researchers report obesity may be characterized by an increased capacity to release and produce serotonin in the gut.
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Building Tolerance to Anxiety is Key to OCD Symptom Relief, on the site Neuroscience News 23 hours, 50 minutes ago
Summary: A new study reveals cognitive behavioral therapy exercises that challenge people with OCD to confront what bothers them most could help relieve some of the symptoms of the disorder.
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Antioxidants and Amino Acids Could Play Role in Psychosis Treatment, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 1 hour ago
Summary: Researchers report antioxidant supplements and amino acids, such as Taurine, can help to reduce symptoms of psychosis.
Source: University of Manchester.
A scientific paper has revealed that some […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Parkinson’s Gene Initiates Disease Outside of the Brain, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 18 hours ago
Summary: A new study reveals the LRRK2 genetic mutation may alter cells circulating outside of the brain. Researchers report the mutation may alter how immune cells react to common illnesses, causing an […]
Summary: Researchers report the KIF5A gene is linked to ALS.
Kinesin family member 5A (KIF5A), a gene previously linked to two rare neurodegenerative disorders, has been definitively […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Can the Healthy Brain Offer Clues to Curing Alzheimer’s?, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 22 hours ago
Summary: A new paper reports fully investigating the brain before the onset of dementia may herald clues for developing new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.
Source: The Conversation.
“Have you cured A […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Social Impairment Levels Remain Stable in Patients with Psychotic Disorders, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 22 hours ago
Summary: Researchers report levels of social impairment remain stable for those with psychosis, years after their first hospitalization.
Source: Brain and Behavior Research Foundation.
Many patients with […]
Summary: Researchers report gut-to-brain signals can influence emotions, mood and decision making, prompting people to avoid situations that make them feel uneasy.
Source: Florida State University.
Are you […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Forgetting Details But Getting the Gist May Prompt False Memories in Older Adults, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days ago
Summary: Older people may rely more on schematic memory, resulting in a difficulty distinguishing between a memory of a real event and a false memory.
Source: Penn State.
Older adults often complain about […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Brain Area Involved in Understanding Social Interactions Identified, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 16 hours ago
Summary: Researchers implicate the posterior superior temporal sulcus in our ability to process social interactions efficiently.
Source: The Conversation.
The ability to quickly detect and recognise the […]
Summary: Researchers report myelin continues to form and restructure in the adult brain.
Myelin acts as insulation for millions of brain cells, allowing for swift and efficient transmission of […]
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