New research provides evidence of how changes in the activity of individual neurons can encode learning and memory.
A new study reveals an immune basis of Alzheimer's disease.
A new study investigates the relationship between brain plasticity and vision loss.
A new study could help pave the way for developing adaptive rehabilitation programs following visual restoration surgery.
Researchers report noradrenaline and Hebbian plasticity work in tandem to form memories of fearful events.
Researchers have developed a mathematical equation which explains how equilibrium is achieved by two forms of synaptic plasticity during learning.
Researchers discover motor functions are remapped through rehabilitative training following brain injury.
Researchers improve motor function and reduce brain shrinkage in animal models of HD by adjusting the levels of a signaling protein.
In animal studies, riluzole, a drug available for the treatment of ALS, has proven effective in preventing fading memories associated with old age, a new study reports.
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.