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Summary: Study reports people access fully detailed memories at different speeds and levels of detail, often accessing older information first. Findings could help developing treatments for those with PTSD, […]
Summary: Researchers report excitatory neurons are more vulnerable to accumulations of Tau, a protein implicated in Alzheimer’s disease.
Source: Ohio State University.
Better tactics for detecting, […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Gently Stroking Babies Before Medical Procedures Can Reduce Pain Processing, on the site Neuroscience News 18 hours, 27 minutes ago
Summary: A new study reports lightly stroking an infant, at a speed of 3 centimeters per second, can help to provide pain relief prior to medical procedures.
Source: Cell Press.
Researchers found that […]
Summary: Researchers report a neurofeedback system allows those with Parkinson’s to voluntarily control brain waves associated with symptoms of the disorder.
A neurofeedback system enables […]
Summary: Researchers propose a new model to help explain how the level of activity in neural networks influences the flow of information.
Source: University of Freiburg.
The brain is organized into a […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, A Pathway to a Vaccine and Drugs for Late Onset Alzheimer’s, on the site Neuroscience News 20 hours, 8 minutes ago
Summary: Researchers have successfully neutralized a genetic risk factor found in up to 80% of Alzheimer’s patients. The ability to neutralize ApoE4 could help in the development of a vaccine, as well as other […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Boys with Good Motor Skills Excel at Problem Solving Too, on the site Neuroscience News 20 hours, 11 minutes ago
Summary: Researchers report boys with better motor skills tend to have higher cognitive scores over a two year follow up period than those with poorer motor skills. Additionally, boys with higher aerobic fitness […]
Summary: Study reports losing just one night of sleep can increase cravings for junk foods.
One night of sleep loss can increase the desirability of junk foods, finds a study of healthy weight […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Depression and Anxiety Take Same Toll on Health as Smoking and Obesity, on the site Neuroscience News 21 hours, 10 minutes ago
Summary: Researchers report depression and anxiety may be as detrimental to your health as smoking or obesity. The study found those with anxiety of depression are at a 65% increased risk of stroke, 87% increased […]
Summary: Researchers identify specific diffusible molecules that are essential for boundary formation in the brain.
Source: Kanazawa University.
Boundaries between different regions of the brain are […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Higher Average Potency Cannabis Increases Risk for First Disorder Symptom, on the site Neuroscience News 22 hours, 12 minutes ago
Summary: Since 1993, THC potency in cannabis has increased from 3.5% to 12.3%. Researchers report those who first used cannabis in the early 90s had a 1.88% increased risk of developing cannabis use disorder, […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Unrelated Events are Linked in Memory When They Happen Close Together, on the site Neuroscience News 22 hours, 16 minutes ago
Summary: According to researchers, when two events occur close together, they become linked in memory even when the events are unrelated to each other. Recalling memory of one of the events helps spark memories of […]
Summary: Researchers have identified how a two step control mechanism that assists in the transition of undefined stem cells into neurons. The findings may help develop new regenerative medical therapies for […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Passive Exposure Alone Can Enhance the Learning of Foreign Speech Sounds, on the site Neuroscience News 23 hours, 52 minutes ago
Summary: A new study reveals passive exposure to foreign speech sounds over the course of several consecutive days helps enhance discrimination abilities and language learning.
Source: UNIVERSITY OF […]
Summary: Researchers have developed a light sensitive chemical that binds to specialized nerve cells. When illuminated by near infrared light, the chemical helps stop an itch, allowing for skin healing. […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, How Marijuana May Damage the Teen Brain: Mouse Study, on the site Neuroscience News 23 hours, 59 minutes ago
Summary: A new study reveals how marijuana can impede brain development and contribute to increased risks of mental health problems in teens with the DISC1 gene.
Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine.
In a study […]
Summary: Researchers have identified how a mutation causes dysfunction in a protein, which inhibits neural activity and induces migraines.
Researchers at CNRS, Université Côte d’Azur and I […]
Summary: Researchers report human growth hormone, prepared from human tissue prior to 1985, may have been contaminated with seeds of the amyloid beta protein. In a new study, researchers injected mice with the […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Santa’s Watching: Threat of Being on Naughty List Doesn’t Work For Many Kids, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 21 hours ago
Summary: According to researchers, many children start to lose their belief in the existence of Santa by age eight. The main reason, researchers say, is as a result of errors made by parents. For those who do […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Researchers Find Roots of Neuropsychiatric Diseases in Developing Brain, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 21 hours ago
Summary: Researchers found differences in cells types between 16 regions of the brain during development may be key in determining whether genetic risks translate into disorders like ASD, schizophrenia or bipolar […]
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