Summary: Researchers reveal the phenomenon of ASMR videos may have a positive physiological effect on viewers. The study reports those who experience ASMR have lower heart rates while watching the videos, as well […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Mechanisms Behind Choosing Alcohol Over Healthy Rewards Identified, on the site Neuroscience News 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
Summary: Researchers reveal how molecular alterations in the brain are linked to behaviors central to addiction.
Source: Linköping University.
Changes in a brain signalling system contribute to the […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Broken Shuttle May Interfere with Learning in Brain Disorders, on the site Neuroscience News 3 hours, 8 minutes ago
Summary: Researchers report the gamma-CaMPII protein plays a critical role in learning and memory. The shuttle protein may be dysfunctional in those with Schizophrenia and autism, hindering learning abilities, […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Ketamine Acts Fast to Treat Depression and Its Effects Last, But How?, on the site Neuroscience News 6 hours, 7 minutes ago
Summary: Researchers explore the mechanisms behind ketamine’s effectiveness at treating depression. The study reports the long lasting effects of ketamine may be due to G proteins timing in moving back to lipid […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, New Technique Helps Uncover Changes in ALS Neurons, on the site Neuroscience News 7 hours, 31 minutes ago
Summary: A new method reveals some ALS affected neurons display hypo-excitability. Researchers say these changes most likely represent early steps in the disease progression.
Source: Northwestern […]
Summary: Researchers have successfully printed microelectrode arrays onto gelatin candies and other soft materials. They report the technique could pave the way to creating new medical diagnostic tools.
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, How Brain Signals Travel to Drive Language Performance, on the site Neuroscience News 7 hours, 39 minutes ago
Summary: Transcranial magnetic stimulation allows researchers to better understand how brain networks interact to make word choice decisions.
Source: Drexel University.
Effective verbal communication depends […]
Summary: Researchers have discovered a synaptic mechanism for computing escape decisions.
Source: Sainsbury Wellcome Centre.
How does your brain decide what to do in a threatening situation? A new paper […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Suicide Nation: What’s Behind the Need to Numb and Seek Final Escape?, on the site Neuroscience News 9 hours, 3 minutes ago
Summary: Researchers look at why suicide rates may be on the rise in the US, finding suicidality may be more than simply a mental health issue.
Source: The Conversation.
Suicide rates in the U.S. have […]
Summary: A new study reports caffeine concentration, the equivalent of four cups of coffee, can promote the movement of a regulatory protein into mitochondria. This can enhance mitochondrial function and protect […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Psychiatric Disorders Share an Underlying Genetic Basis, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 1 hour ago
Summary: Researchers have identified genetic overlaps between different types of psychiatric disorders including ADHD, bipolar disorder, MDD and schizophrenia. They also identified an overlap between anorexia and […]
Summary: Gene expression is influence by gamers’ degree of social connectedness to others, researchers report. For those with online gaming addiction, the gene expression can lead to chronic stress.
Summary: Based on the actions of Arc, when one synapse strengthens, the neighboring synapses weaken, a new study reveals.
Our brains are famously flexible, or “plastic,” because neurons can do […]
Summary: A new meta analysis study reveals a year of schooling not only boosts a person’s knowledge, it is also associated with a noticeable increase in IQ.
A year of schooling leaves students […]
Summary: Unlike food fussiness, genetics only plays a small part in a young child’s emotional eating patterns. Researchers say emotional eating is influenced by parents and the home environment.
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Alzheimer’s Breakthrough: Brain Metals that May Drive Disease Progression Revealed, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 6 hours ago
Summary: A new study provides a description of metals in the brain that may drive the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
Source: University of Warwick.
Alzheimer’s disease could be better treated, thanks […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Sudden and Lasting Separation From Parent Can Permanently Alter Brain Development, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 7 hours ago
Summary: Researchers report removing children from their parents can be detrimental for normal brain development, as well as having lasting psychological impact. The paper reports the Zero Tolerance immigration […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Your Brain Anatomy May Play a Role in Determining Your Food Choices, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 8 hours ago
Summary: Gray matter volume in the dosolateral and ventromedial prefrontal cortex predicts whether you will choose a health food option or not, researchers report.
Our indulgence in delicious […]
Summary: Researchers report meditation and yoga are more effective at reducing stress than Chi in soldiers. Additionally, those who meditate showed stronger executive control.
Source: U.S Army Research […]
Summary: Whether a person is familiar to the animal or not, horses integrate human facial expressions and vocal tones to perceive human emotion, a new study reports.
Source: Hokkaido University.
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