Beta-2 microglobulin, a blood-borne molecule, blocks neurogenesis and promotes cognitive decline as we age, a new study reports.
A new study reports on the importance of REM sleep for the developing brain and questions the increasing use of REM disrupting medications in children.
Neurons change their firing properties at the exact moment new memories are formed, researchers report.
A new study reports that, in some cases, miRNAs can increase memory, and in others, decrease memory.
A new study sheds light on how memory can remain efficient despite neural decline associated with aging.
A new study questions standing theories on how the brain absorbs and processes information.
A new study confirms that synapses between hippocampal neurons remain for the duration of an episodic memory.
According to a new study, as social behavior evolved, brain regions for central cognitive processing shrank in social insect species.
According to a new study, researchers have documented the formation of newly learned concepts in the brain.
A new study offers insights into how diversity is created in neural circuits.
According to a new study, a genetic variation in the FOXP2 gene is associated with the ability for adults to learn new languages.
According to a new study, the process which allows our brains to learn and generate memories can also lead to brain degeneration as we age.