New research demonstrates the importance of individual history in understanding how neurochemicals control behavior.
Researchers report both negative and positive experiences influence how genetic factors influence the brain and behavior.
Older people retain the mental flexibility needed to learn visual perception tasks, but are not as good as filtering out irrelevant information as younger people, a new study reports.
Researchers report their new findings could bring natural movement of prosthetic limbs closer to reality.
Researchers attempt to unravel the mechanisms of how the brain learns.
White matter changes in older adults to allow for learning, while in younger adults changes are seen in gray matter, a new study reports.
According to a new study, learning a second language improves connections in brain networks for both young and older people.
According to new research, oligodendrocytes could contribute to the superior plasticity of the human brain.
Researchers have devised a new mathematical model which helps explain how the brain's networks can learn new information while remaining stable.
Researchers succeed in restoring the ability of adult mice to form new connections in the brain.
A new study reports that a drug used to help treatment the crippling effects of stokes also shows potential for healing similar damage in TBI.
A new study reports babies can be trained to recognize language-like sounds which can accelerate the development of brain maps critical to language acquisition.
Researchers discover a functional link between an area of the brain associated with taste memory and an area associated with encoding the time and place the memory occurred.
A new study reports researchers have discovered a new molecular target which is essential for neuroplasticity.
A grant from the NIDA will allow researchers to study changes in the brains of cocaine addicts which lead to relapse.