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Neuroscience News wrote a new post, New study reshapes understanding of how the brain recovers from injury, on the site Neuroscience News 6 hours, 26 minutes ago
Summary: Retinal ganglion cell survival following a stroke depends on whether the pathway to the primary visual area remains active. Cells connected to inactive areas of the visual cortex suffer atrophy and […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Brain-inspired AI inspires insights about the brain (and vice versa), on the site Neuroscience News 8 hours, 31 minutes ago
Summary: A new deep learning system is able to predict, with great accuracy, how different brain areas respond to specific words. The model also found concepts localized to the auditory cortex are less dependent […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Inflammation inhibitor blocks neurodevelopmental disorders in mouse model, on the site Neuroscience News 8 hours, 54 minutes ago
Summary: Increased levels of epoxide hydrolase in the prefrontal cortex were found in the brains of young mice whose mothers had suffered infection during pregnancy. Inhibiting epoxide hydrolase reverses cognitive […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, It’s spring already? Physics explains why time flies as we age, on the site Neuroscience News 9 hours, 32 minutes ago
Summary: A slower rate of image processing speeds up our perception of time as we grow older.
Source: Duke University
A Duke University researcher has a new explanation for why those endless days of […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Trigger Warnings Do Little to Reduce People’s Distress, Research Shows, on the site Neuroscience News 9 hours, 49 minutes ago
Summary: Trigger warnings have minimal impact in relation to how people respond to content. They are neither meaningfully helpful or harmful, researchers conclude.
Source: Association for Psychological […]
Summary: Neurons in the somatosensory cortex encode vibration frequency in a similar manner to the way in which sound pitch is encoded in the auditory cortex.
Source: University of Geneva
We all know the […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, High potency cannabis linked to higher rates of psychosis, on the site Neuroscience News 10 hours, 33 minutes ago
Summary: Daily use of cannabis with high concentrations of THC is linked to an increased risk of experiencing psychosis-like symptoms.
Source: King’s College London
New research from King’s College London i […]
Summary: Eating more than 10 grams of nuts a day has been linked to improved cognitive function, by up to 60%, in older adults.
Source: University of South Australia
Long-term, high nut consumption could be […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Experimental blood test accurately spots fibromyalgia, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 7 hours ago
Summary: A new biomarker for fibromyalgia has been identified in blood samples taken from patients suffering from the condition.
Source: Ohio State University
For the first time, researchers have evidence […]
Summary: Low-frequency optogenetic stimulation of the visual region of the brain impairs an animal’s ability to make fine sensory discriminations.
Source: Salk Institute
It’s easy to miss something y […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, It’s no Fortnite, but it’s helping stroke survivors move again, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 8 hours ago
Summary: Integrating a myoelectric computer interface device with a customized video game helps stroke survivors to improve mobility and arm function.
Source: Northwestern University
Severely impaired stroke […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Deep brain stimulation provides sustained relief for severe depression, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 11 hours ago
Summary: Deep brain stimulation provides a significant reduction in the symptoms of depression for a number of patients with a treatment-resistant form of the disorder.
Source: University of […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Bartonella Infection and Sudden Onset Adolescent Schizophrenia: Case Study, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 6 hours ago
Summary: Bartonella infection may contribute to progressive psychiatric symptoms associated with schizophrenia and PANS in a subset of patients.
Source: North Carolina State University
In a new case study, […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Most Teens Report Using Marijuana Less Often After Legalization, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 9 hours ago
Summary: Since the legalization of marijuana in Washington, the use of the substance has dropped significantly in teenagers. However, in teens who work 11 or more hours a week, cannabis use has […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Research into aphasia reveals new interactions between language and thought, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 9 hours ago
Summary: Problems with counterfactive interpretation in those with aphasia are associated with a reduction of propositional, lexical and syntactic cognition.
Source: UPF Barcelona
Knowledge of the facts is […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, The robots that dementia caregivers want: Robots for joy, robots for sorrow, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 9 hours ago
Summary: Working with caregivers, researchers have identified a number of characteristics required for robots to support both dementia patients and those who provide supportive care.
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Higher consumption of sugary beverages linked with increased risk of mortality, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 10 hours ago
Summary: Consumption of high levels of sugar-sweetened beverages is positively associated with total and cardiovascular disease mortality in women.
Source: Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health
The more […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Scientists hunt down the brain circuit responsible for alcohol cravings, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 10 hours ago
Summary: Optogenetic inactivation of CRF neurons in the central nucleus of the amygdala decreases escalation of alcohol consumption and intensity of withdrawal in rodent models of alcoholism. The findings suggest […]
Summary: A new study reveals the human brain responds to changes in the Earth’s magnetic field. Future studies could provide clues into the evolution and variations of magnetoreception in humans.
Summary: Coupled ripples between the medial temporal lobe and temporal cortex are enhanced prior to successful memory retrieval.
A sound, a smell, a word can all flood our minds with […]
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