A new study reports a gene expressed in the amygdala plays a crucial role in coordinating axon growth and development.
Researchers attempt to unravel the mechanisms of how the brain learns.
Using optogenetics, researchers identify a neural pathway which makes helps make learning to avoid unpleasant situations possible.
Enhancers control the expression of genes, a new study reports.
Researchers track the electrical activity in the brains of people who alternately imagined scenes or watched real scenes on video.
Researchers identify a novel function for rod photoreceptors in the retina during daylight.
A new study reports gut microbiota can influence the integrity of the blood-brain barrier.
White matter changes in older adults to allow for learning, while in younger adults changes are seen in gray matter, a new study reports.
Researchers report a particular set of cells in the hippocampus are responsible for memory problems following sleep deprivation.
The tender love of a mother not only helps sooth an infant's pain, it could also have an impact on early brain development, researchers say.
Oscillating vibrations of inhibitory neurons could play a key role in cognitive function, researchers propose.
Professional musicians might have the edge when it comes to long term memory, a new study reports.
According to a new study, people can be trained to have a synaesthetic experience.
Researchers identify a brain area which disrupts memory when the circadian rhythm is altered.
VEGF-B can regenerate damaged peripheral nerves without causing new blood vessels to grow, a new study reports.