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Neuroscience News wrote a new post, New Brain Mechanism Involved in Impulsive Cocaine-Seeking in Rats Discovered, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 2 hours ago
Summary: Blocking M2Rs muscarinic acetylcholine receptors in the lateral habenula with an experimental drug increased cocaine-seeking behaviors in rat models of impulsive behaviors.
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Higher Protein Intake While Dieting Leads to Healthier Eating, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 23 hours ago
Summary: Incorporating a high-protein eating plan while dieting leads to healthier overall eating choices and helps reduce the loss of lean body mass. Reduced loss of lean body fat is associated with weight […]
Summary: Intermittent fasting alters the gut bacteria in mice, facilitating an increased ability for damaged nerves to recover.
Source: Imperial College London
Intermittent fasting changes the gut bacteria […]
Summary: The liver appears to play a significant role in regulating feeding behaviors in mice.
A new Yale study has found that the liver plays a major role in regulating feeding behavior in […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Supernumerary Virtual Robotic Arms Can Feel Like Part of Our Body, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days ago
Summary: Researchers have developed a virtual robotic arm that can be controlled by a person’s feet in a virtual environment to provide an “extra” limb. After training, users reported feeling the virtual limb […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Scent of a Friend: Similarities in Body Odor May Contribute to Social Bonding, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 1 hour ago
Summary: People have a tendency to form friendships with others who have a similar natural body odor, a new study reports. Using an electronic eNose to “smell” body odor, researchers were able to predict the […]
Summary: Alterations in the nascent transcription of introns may indicate risk factors for, and the progression of Parkinson’s disease.
Source: Murdoch University
Findings of a new Parkinson’s disease study […]
Summary: Administering oxytocin to influential members of a social network helped increase overall group cooperation.
Administering oxytocin to the central members of a social network spreads […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Molecular Mechanisms Behind Learning and Memory Identified, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 2 hours ago
Summary: Findings reveal the molecular mechanism for acetylcholine in learning and memory.
Source: Fujita Health University
Patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) have lower levels of the neuromodulator […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Eye Movements Could Be the Missing Link in Our Understanding of Memory, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 23 hours ago
Summary: Visual scanpaths during memory retrieval tasks were associated with the quality of the memory. Researchers say the replay of a sequence of eye movements helps boost memory reconstruction.
Source: The […]
Summary: A new mathematical model has the potential to accurately distinguish a misunderstanding from false information and lies.
Source: The Conversation
Understanding the human mind and behavior lies at […]
Summary: A newly developed, self-powered smart implant is able to monitor spinal fusion healing.
Source: University of Pittsburgh
Spinal fusion—fusing two vertebrae together—can treat a wide variety of spi […]
Summary: New software can perform computerized image editing using only input from electrical activity in the human brain.
Source: University of Copenhagen
Soon, we won’t need to use the Help function. T […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Flu Vaccination Linked to 40% Reduced Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease, on the site Neuroscience News 4 days ago
Summary: Older adults who received at least one flu vaccination were 40% less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease over the course of a four-year follow-up than their peers who did not receive a […]
Summary: Emotional regulation was linked to theta wave activity in the frontal cortex of the brain.
Source: University of Montreal
Without realizing it, we all rely on emotional regulation many times a day. […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Black People in the Us Twice as Likely to Face Coercion, Unconsented Procedures During Birth, on the site Neuroscience News 5 days ago
Summary: Black women in the US are twice as likely to be coerced into procedures during perinatal and birth, and to undergo them without explicit consent compared to white women.
Source: University of British […]
Summary: Data collected from a tetraplegic man learning a BCI to play Simon showed the brain replays the learned information during sleep.
Source: Mass General
Why do we sleep? Scientists have debated this […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Impostor Syndrome: When Self-Doubt Gets the Upper Hand, on the site Neuroscience News 5 days, 1 hour ago
Summary: Impostor syndrome, or a fear that a person’s abilities will be exposed as a “deception”, can appear regardless of age, gender, or level of intelligence.
Source: Martin Luther University
People who […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Alzheimer’s Disease Affects Most Known Biological Pathways in the Brain, on the site Neuroscience News 5 days, 2 hours ago
Summary: Out of 341 known biological pathways, 91% are linked to Alzheimer’s disease.
Source: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Nearly 6 million older adults have Alzheimer’s disease in the United […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Brain Bleeds in Babies’ First Year Can Lead to Long-Term Vision Problems, on the site Neuroscience News 6 days ago
Summary: Babies who experience severe brain bleeds during their first year of life are more likely to have long-term visual problems, a new study reports.
Source: University of Bristol
Severe “brain bleeds” […]
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