A new study investigates why autism potentially occurs, develops and results in a diversity of symptoms.
Researchers have developed a new type of game that helps train people to enhance their ability to discriminate soft sounds in noisy backgrounds.
DARPA's SUBNETS program includes two complementary research pathways that emphasize neural plasticity and single-neuron recording.
Researchers demonstrate brain plasticity also comes from activity dependent changes in oligodendrocyte precursor cell proliferation and myelin.
Researchers discover the fundamental wiring of the olfactory system in mice sets up shortly after birth and remains stable but adaptable.
Researchers discover the V1 brain region performs complex sequence learning.
Researchers discover evidence of brain plasticity in patients a number of years after suffering strokes which cause permanent brain damage.
New research unravels how the feedback system between climbing fibers and Purkinje cells works.
Researchers record the neural activity of monkeys as the plan to reach in order to design better neuroprosthetics.
Researchers believe their synaptic homeostasis hypothesis of sleep challenges the theory that sleep strengthens brain connections.
Researchers discover the mirror neuron system can be modified by language use.
Disruption of timing from sensory neurons could be an underlying cause of tinnitus, a new study suggests.
A new computational model explains how the brain can learn new tasks while remembering what it has already learned.
Astrocytes actively refine neural circuits by selectively eliminating synapses, a new study reports.
Researchers present a new theory which explains how critical periods are triggered during neurodevelopment.