Researchers find the pitch-accent in words pronounced in standard Japanese activates different brain hemispheres depending on whether the listener speaks standard Japanese or one of the regional dialects.
Mistakes made during the associative learning process activate two distinct neural networks in the brain, researchers discover.
Carries of the TREM2 genetic mutation associated with Alzheimer’s disease could develop the disease up to three years earlier than expected, a new study finds.
Using a new optogenetic technique, researchers change the shape of a protein in the brains of mice.
A neuroimaging study finds profound brain activity abnormalities in a group of retired NFL players.
Researchers discover neurons regulate their own excitability so that the activity level in networks remains as constant as possible.
Mouse whisker research reveals a signaling pathway which relays touch signals to the brain.
Researchers discover neurons have a special preassembly technique to speed up the manufacture of proteins at synapses, enabling synaptic plasticity and the brain to rapidly form memories.