Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Morning Exposure to Deep Red Light Improves Declining Eyesight, on the site Neuroscience News 11 hours, 52 minutes ago
Summary: A once-weekly three-minute exposure to long-wave deep red light activates mitochondria in the retina, helping to naturally boost declining vision.
Just three minutes of exposure to deep […]
Summary: 50% of a person’s happiness is determined by their genetic makeup, researchers discovered. A new study considers the roles both nature and nurture play in a person’s happiness.
Source: The […]
Summary: Researchers have developed a new, non-invasive method to remove dysfunctional brain circuitry and surgically treat neurological conditions. The technique, called PING, uses focused ultrasound combined […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Exercise May Reduce Brain Inflammation, Reducing the Risk of Alzheimer’s, on the site Neuroscience News 12 hours, 57 minutes ago
Summary: Physical activity appears to reduce microglial activation and improve cognition in the aging human brain, researchers report.
Source: The Conversation
Physical activity is very important for a […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, New Framework for Analyzing Alzheimer’s Disease Identifies Not One Form, but Three, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 11 hours ago
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 1 day, 11 hours 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 2 days, 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 2 days, 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 […]
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 4 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 […]
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