Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Gut Hormone Blocks Brain Cell Formation and Is Linked to Parkinson's Dementia, on the site Neuroscience News 5 days, 16 hours ago
Summary: Parkinson’s patients have reduced acylated-ghrelin to unacylated-ghrelin ratios in their blood. Lower levels of unacylated-ghrelin have been associated with a reduced ability to generate new neurons and […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Reduced Hormone Supply in Pregnant Mothers Linked to ADHD in Their Children, on the site Neuroscience News 5 days, 17 hours ago
Summary: Maternal hypothyroidism may contribute to an increased risk of ADHD in their offspring.
Source: NYU Langone
Low levels of key, body-regulating chemicals in mothers during the first three months of […]
Summary: People living in areas with high levels of daytime noise had a 36% higher risk of being diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment, and a 30% increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease than those living in […]
Summary: A new intranasal delivery system shows promise in reducing neuroinflammation and slowing the progression of multiple sclerosis.
Source: University of Alberta
Intranasal administration of an […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, A Fraction of a Second Is All You Need to Feel the Music, on the site Neuroscience News 6 days, 15 hours ago
Summary: Our perception of musical timing is closely linked to the quality of the sound.
Source: University of Oslo
The brain does not necessarily perceive the sounds in music simultaneously as they are […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, The Role of Sleep Deprivation in Unwanted Thoughts, on the site Neuroscience News 6 days, 16 hours ago
Summary: Sleep deprivation impairs our ability to stop obtrusive thoughts from entering our minds.
Source: University of York
Lack of sleep significantly impairs our ability to stop unwanted and unpleasant […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Rethinking the Link Between Cannabinoids and Learning, on the site Neuroscience News 6 days, 17 hours ago
Summary: Disrupted cannabinoid signaling impairs learning by altering behavioral states.
Source: Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown
Cannabinoids have a strong influence on how our brains work and how we […]
Summary: A new theory suggests electromagnetic energy in the brain enables neurons and brain regions to create consciousness and our ability to critically think.
Source: University of Surrey
Summary: Fear and anxiety share overlapping neural circuits. The findings contradict the popular belief that anxiety and fear are distinct emotions with different triggers and segregated brain […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Newborn Brains Lack Maturity to Process Emotions as Adults Do, on the site Neuroscience News 1 week ago
Summary: Brain regions associated with emotional processing are not functionally connected in a mature way to areas associated with auditory and visual processing in newborns.
Source: Ohio State […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Keeping Weight off Is up to Your Brain, Not Just Willpower, on the site Neuroscience News 1 week ago
Summary: Weight loss isn’t simply a matter of willpower, it’s actually connected to basic visual and olfactory cues.
Source: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
What if an MRI scan could determine whether a […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Gene That Helps Us Know When It's Time to Urinate Discovered, on the site Neuroscience News 1 week ago
Summary: Study implicates the PIEZO2 gene in experiencing the urge to urinate. The gene helps at least two cell types in the brain to identify when the bladder is full and needs emptying.
In a […]
Summary: Researchers have succeeded in making superficial white matter visible in a living human brain.
Source: Max Planck Institute
Traditionally, neuroscience regards the brain as being made up of two […]
Summary: How the brain represents and codes a pleasant outcome can have an impact on decision making.
The brain keeps track of the value of an experience as well as how it unfolds over time; […]
Summary: Witnessing bad behaviors triggers similar neural responses to those triggered by noxious smells. The study also pinpoints a biomarker in the brain for disgust.
Source: University of […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, The Existence of the Social Brain as a Separate System, on the site Neuroscience News 1 week, 2 days ago
Summary: Researchers say during group problem-solving tasks, components of the “social brain” are co-activated, but they do not increase their coupling during cooperation as would be suggested by a holistic […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Personality Traits Affect Shelter at Home Compliance, on the site Neuroscience News 1 week, 2 days ago
Summary: Study reveals a link between personality traits and adherence to shelter at home warnings. Researchers report those who score high on extroversion are more likely to ignore stay at home warnings, while […]
Summary: Astrocytes respond to cocaine exposure in the brains of mice by promoting the formation of new synapses.
Drugs of abuse, like cocaine, are so addictive due in part to their […]
Summary: Study reveals a high fructose diet could contribute to bipolar disorder, ADHD, and behavioral aggression.
Source: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
New research suggests that […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, The Most Effective Drugs for Common Type of Neuropathic Pain, on the site Neuroscience News 1 week, 3 days ago
Summary: A study of four drugs to combat chronic neuropathic pain finds Nortriptyline has the highest efficacious percentage and lowest quit rate.
Source: University of Missouri Columbia
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