New research provides evidence of how changes in the activity of individual neurons can encode learning and memory.
Researchers have developed a new method for identifying clusters of neurons.
A new study reports somatostatin neurons regulate synaptic activity in the neocortex.
Researchers use optogenetics to stimulate the anterior cingulate cortex and lessen pain in mice.
A new study identifies a key factor in regulating information transmission during the early stages of auditory processing.
A new study reports nicotine's primary metabolite supports memory and learning by amplifying the action of a primary chemical messenger in both.
According to a new study, the marijuana 'munchies' appear to be driven by neurons which are usually involved in suppressing hunger.
Researchers have successfully recorded current in membrane channels of contracting cardiac cells using the patch clamp technique and an atomic force microscope.
Spontaneous release of glutamate could cause neurons to grow and branch, a new study reports.
The distance between neurons plays a part in regulating brain networks, a new study reports.
Two different causes of autism and intellectual disability disrupt protein synthesis at synapses, a new study reports.
New technology helps researchers better understand neurotransmission and how synapses function.
By learning more about how a protein crucial for learning works, researchers move a step closer to figuring out how memory and learning work, a new study reports.
Researchers have linked a group of neurons to a specific type of somatosensation, helping heighten understanding about the sense of touch.
A new study provides a close up of synapse refinement and identifies a protein that is crucial in this process.