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 […]
Summary: Higher levels of the inflammatory C-reactive protein were discovered in older breast cancer survivors who experienced cognitive issues. The study is one of the first long-term assessments linking chronic […]
Summary: SARS_CoV_2, the virus responsible for COVID-19 infects and replicates in astrocytes, reducing neural viability.
A Brazilian study published in the journal PNAS describes some of t […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Folic Acid Treatment Is Associated With Decreased Risk of Suicide Attempts, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 5 hours ago
Summary: Study reveals a 44% reduction in suicidal events, including suicide attempts and self-harm, in depressed patients who took folic acid supplements.
Source: University of Chicago
Suicide is one of […]
Summary: Using MEG neuroimaging, researchers have identified a new marker that can be used to predict the clinical outcomes for those suffering from ALS.
Source: Human Brain Project
A study by Human Brain […]
Summary: A parent’s wealth and social status can influence a child’s risk-taking behaviors.
Source: Boston University
Some kids are risk-takers. Others tend to play it safe. Are these differences simply […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, People With Glaucoma Are at Significant Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 3 hours ago
Summary: People with normal-tension glaucoma are at increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, researchers say.
A large, nationwide study from Taiwan shows that people with a specific […]
Summary: Neurons in the memory-associated entorhinal cortex of super-agers are significantly larger than their cognitively average peers, those with MCI, and even in people up to 30 years younger. Additionally, […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Liking Another Group Doesn’t Mean You Dislike Your Own, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 4 hours ago
Summary: Outgroup preference is not necessarily reflective of negative feelings about one’s ingroup as much as it positively reflects feelings about the outgroup.
More than 70 years ago, a pair […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Traumatic Brain Injury ‘Remains Major Global Health Problem', on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 4 hours ago
Summary: Researchers document traumatic brain injury as a global health problem that affects 55 million people worldwide and is the leading cause of injury-related death and disability.
Source: University of […]
Summary: Oxytocin, a hormone connected with bonding and love, could help to heal damage following a heart attack. Researchers found oxytocin stimulates stem cells from the heart’s outer layer and migrates into […]
Summary: In the olfactory system, tufted cells are better at recognizing smells than mitral cells. Tufted cells are one of two parallel neural circuit loops that help the brain process different odor features. […]
Summary: Study reveals how changes in pupil size affect the way we perceive our surroundings.
Source: Baylor College of Medicine
The eyes are often referred to as the “windows to the soul.” In fact, there […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Postbiotics Could Deliver Immunity Boost in Your Morning Coffee, on the site Neuroscience News 4 days ago
Summary: Postbiotics with a morning coffee can help give your immune system a boost, a new study reveals.
Source: Griffith University
Your morning coffee could now give an added immunity boost, thanks to […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, How Long Older Adults Will Live Comes Down to 17 Often Surprising Factors, on the site Neuroscience News 4 days, 1 hour ago
Summary: Researchers have designed a new model of life expectancy that’s based less on disease diagnosis, and more on other factors including cholesterol levels and lifestyle.
Source: Duke University
A new […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Researchers Share Guidelines for Inclusive Language in Autism Research, on the site Neuroscience News 4 days, 1 hour ago
Summary: In order to make autism research less harmful to the autism community, researchers propose new data-driven guidelines for discussing ASD in their work.
Source: Cell Press
In the decades since the […]
Summary: A new study offers guidelines and methods for consistently generating high-quality, well-structured brain organoids.
By using stem cells to grow miniature brain-like organs in the lab, […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Birth Weight Could Help Identify Children at Higher Risk of Psychological Issues, on the site Neuroscience News 4 days, 3 hours ago
Summary: A child’s weight at birth could determine their risk of being diagnosed with a mental health disorder later in life. Researchers found for every kilogram below average birth weight, the more likely a […]
Summary: Neural silencing periods are not a disadvantage representing biological limitations, but rather an advantage for temporal sequencing identification.
Source: Bar-Ilan University
The brain is […]
Summary: Researchers have identified a link between metabolism and dementia-related brain measures. Obesity related to inflammation, kidney stress, or liver stress had the biggest impact on adverse brain […]
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