Researchers discover the fundamental wiring of the olfactory system in mice sets up shortly after birth and remains stable but adaptable.
Abnormal lipid levels in the brain can affect the interaction between neural networks in early prenatal brain development. Researchers believe this could be a trigger for autism.
Researchers identify a new chemical messenger that is critical for protecting the brain against PD.
Stem cell model develops neurons which behave and respond differently to lithium, opening the door for potential new treatments for bipolar disorder, researchers report.
A new study reveals a complexity to neurons which could affect future therapies aimed at altering memory and mood in humans.
Researchers discover a connection between lapses in memory and the DRD2 gene.
Researchers describe the diversity of neurexin proteins which are essential in the creation of synapses.
Researchers report the USP9X gene is critical to early state brain development.
Researchers uncover a vital mechanism which underlies the sensory feedback which helps guide balance and limb movement.
Fragile X syndrome occurs due to a mechanism which turns off the gene associated with the disorder, a new study reports.
New research reveals some unique evolutionary innovations in the brains of primates.
Researchers find a gene variant which could cause some people to be more impaired by TBI than others.
A new study reports a father's advancing age at childbearing can lead to higher rates of psychological and academic problems for the offspring.
Researchers have isolated a gene believed to play a casual role in the development of Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers reprogram astrocytes to become functional neurons in living mammals.