Summary: Traits with the strongest Neanderthal DNA contribution were sleep patterns, smoking habits, and alcohol consumption.
Source: Estonian Research Council
It has been known for a long time that human […]
Summary: The cerebellum plays a key role in the storage of both positive and negative memories of emotional events.
Source: University of Basel
The cerebellum is known primarily for the regulation of […]
Summary: Extending voting rights through the Voting Rights Act halved both the number of instances of actual political violence and the likelihood of new waves of political violence, a new study […]
Summary: Investigating the effects of genetic abnormalities associated with autism and human brain development, researchers found brain organoids engineered to have lower levels of the ASD-associated SHANK3 gene […]
Summary: Reboxetine, a selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor normally prescribed for depression, can reduce sleep apnea symptom severity.
Source: Flinders University
Targeting a condition suffered by […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Mechanism for the Antidepressant Effect of Ketamine Revealed, on the site Neuroscience News 15 hours, 36 minutes ago
Summary: Those with treatment-resistant depression showed significant improvement in symptoms and became more receptive to positive experiences following a one-week ketamine treatment regimen.
Source: Paris […]
Summary: Administering a chemical compound called synthetic retinoids to the retina helped restore brain networks associated with vision and prompted the growth of two times more neurons, effectively restoring […]
Summary: Boredom can stimulate creativity and improve problem-solving, all while giving the brain a much-needed rest.
Source: Mayo Clinic
“Mom, Dad, I’m bored.”
How many parents have heard this from […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Schizophrenia May Increase Dementia Risk by 2.5 Times, on the site Neuroscience News 16 hours, 43 minutes ago
Summary: People with schizophrenia are 2.5 times more likely to develop dementia than those without a mental health disorder.
People with psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia are 2.5 times […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Algorithms Predict Sports Teams’ Moves With 80% Accuracy, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 11 hours ago
Summary: A new machine learning algorithm can predict the in-game actions of volleyball players with 80% accuracy.
Source: Cornell University
Algorithms developed in Cornell’s Laboratory for Intelligent S […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Omega-3’s Linked to Improved Brain Structure and Cognition at Midlife, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 12 hours ago
Summary: Boosting omega-3 fatty acid intake helps to preserve brain health and improve cognition in middle age, a new study reports. For those with the Alzheimer’s associated APOE4 gene, omega-3 fatty acid intake […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, A Possible Brain Mechanisms Behind COVID-19 Delirium, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 13 hours ago
Summary: Brain cells exposed to blood taken from COVID-19 patients with delirium showed a decrease in neurogenesis and an increase in cell death. The findings also indicate a key role for cytokines produced in […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Do You Act Before You Think or Think Before You Act?, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 13 hours ago
Summary: Even though people engage in seemingly impulsive decision-making, they may actually be predisposed to curtail it.
Will you read this news release now or decide to read it later? […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Petting Dogs Engages the Social Brain, According to Neuroimaging, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 14 hours ago
Summary: Interacting with dogs leads to greater activation in the prefrontal cortex, an area of the brain associated with emotional and social processing.
Researchers led by Rahel Marti at the […]
Summary: Optimal intake of B-type procyanidins, a class of polyphenols found in apples, cocoa, and red wine, is linked to metabolic and the hormesis of hemodynamic responses.
Source: Shibaura Institute of […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, A Nose to Diagnose: Improving Parkinson’s Diagnosis, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 15 hours ago
Summary: Researchers discovered personal odors can alter in people with Parkinson’s disease. Based on this, they identified specific markers for Parkinson’s in sebum, an oily substance secreted from the skin. […]
Summary: Researchers provide a list of five things to look out for that can signal depression.
Source: University of Colorado
It can be painful to watch a friend struggle with their mental health.
Summary: Study explores the 3D printed flavor-based cues in memory recall during old age, finding the smells of certain foods from youth can prompt mental “time travel” to the past with an enhanced memory of […]
Summary: A newly discovered second stem cell population in the mouse brain is responsible for the production of new neurons in the olfactory bulb of adult mice.
Source: Heidelburg University
In the brain of […]
Summary: A new theory of consciousness suggests decisions are made unconsciously, then about half a second later, they become conscious.
Source: Boston University
Consciousness is your awareness of yourself […]
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