Summary: A new framework reveals Alzheimer’s disease is far more complex than previously believed. Rather than being a disease where the same causes produce the same outcomes, researchers found three different […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Looking to Mitochondria for Clues About Depression, on the site Neuroscience News 11 hours, 47 minutes ago
Summary: People with untreated depression have lower levels of mitochondrial proteins. For those who responded to the SSRI antidepressants, the proteins returned to a normal level, but showed no increase in those […]
Summary: Rare variants of the autism-associated ANK2 gene alter the architecture and organization of neurons, potentially contributing to autism and neurodevelopmental comorbidities.
Source: University of […]
Summary: Entrainment can safely manipulate brain waves to induce improvements in memory, a new study reveals.
Source: Florida Institute of Technology
The brain is made of millions of cells called neurons, […]
Summary: Findings suggest people with moderate Alzheimer’s disease perform better at daily tasks when surrounded by their usual clutter.
Source: University of East Anglia
A clutter-free environment may not […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Drug Designed for Alzheimer’s Disease May Hold Promise for Treating Glioblastoma, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 11 hours ago
Summary: A class of drugs called BACE1 inhibitors, originally designed to treat Alzheimer’s disease, shows potential for the treatment of glioblastoma brain cancer.
Source: Cleveland Clinic
New Cleveland […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Study Finds Brain Lesions on MRI Linked to Years of Playing Football, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 12 hours ago
Summary: White matter hyperintensities were more common in athletes who played more contact sports or had more head injuries and concussions during their sporting careers.
Certain markers of […]
Summary: People from cultures that frequently engage in conflicts with other cultures tend to play more cooperative games than competitive ones. However, in cultures where there are frequent conflicts within […]
Summary: A species of gut bacteria called Lactobacillus apis has been linked to enhanced memory and cognition in bumblebees.
Source: Queen Mary University London
An international research team have […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, How Can Our Brain Still Perceive Familiar Objects Even When They Become Indistinct?, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 13 hours ago
Summary: Researchers have identified a flexible mechanism of visual information representation that alters in correlation to visual contrasts.
The appearance of objects can often change. For […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, We Might Not Know Half of What’s in Our Cells, New AI Technique Reveals, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 13 hours ago
Summary: New artificial intelligence technology reveals previously unknown cell components. The findings may shed new light on human development and diseases.
Most human diseases can be traced […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, New Link Between a Disrupted Body Clock and Inflammatory Diseases, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 13 hours ago
Summary: Study identifies a significant way in which a disrupted circadian clock drives inflammation in the body’s immune cells.
New research from RCSI has demonstrated the significant role […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, For the Brain, Context Is Key to New Theory of Movement and Memory, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 14 hours ago
Summary: A new mathematical model explains how the brain has the ability to continuously acquire new skills, specifically movement-based skills, without forgetting or degrading old ones. The theory, dubbed COIN, […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Psilocybin Reduces Relapses for Those With Alcohol Use Disorder, on the site Neuroscience News 4 days, 10 hours ago
Summary: Psilocybin can restore mGluR2 levels in the prefrontal cortex, and this leads to a reduced risk of relapse for those with alcohol use disorder.
Current research results uncover the […]
Summary: Microdosing psychedelics like LSD and psilocybin alleviates symptoms of depression and anxiety while improving feelings of wellbeing.
Source: University of British Columbia
An international study […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, These Personality Traits May Make You More Prone to Problematic Binge-Watching, on the site Neuroscience News 4 days, 11 hours ago
Summary: A new study links a propensity to binge-watch TV shows with personality traits. Researchers found those who lack impulse control and emotional clarity are most likely to binge-watch a television […]
Summary: Persistency allows value signals to be most efficiently coded across the brain, specifically in the retrosplenial cortex.
In 2019 University of California San Diego researchers […]
Summary: Brain flow occurs when a person participates in an activity that is engaging enough to involve someone to a point of barely being distracted, but not so difficult that the task becomes frustrating. Flow, […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Housework Linked to Sharper Memory in Older Adults, on the site Neuroscience News 5 days, 9 hours ago
Summary: Older adults who continue to perform household chores have better cognition, attention span, and physical strength compared to those who no longer do their own home keeping chores. Housework in older […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Novel Brain Stimulation Approach Treats Severe Depression, on the site Neuroscience News 5 days, 10 hours ago
Summary: Combining deep-brain stimulation with intracranial EEG, researchers achieved an individualized understanding of specific brain networks that contributed to an individual’s depression symptoms and […]
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