Adolescent rats exposed to alcohol had a decrease of both Arc eRNA expression and Arc gene expression in the amygdala during adulthood. Additionally, the alcohol-exposed rats displayed increased anxiety behaviors as they aged.
Researchers report the gamma-CaMPII protein plays a critical role in learning and memory. The shuttle protein may be dysfunctional in those with Schizophrenia and autism, hindering learning abilities, researchers report.
A new study, using mouse models, demonstrates sensory deprivation can activate the brain to rewire networks following a stroke. The findings could have major implications for stroke rehabilitation in humans.
Researchers reveal a protein essential for memory and cognition looks and acts like a protein from a virus.
Researchers believe they may have found a reason for that all too well known holiday phenomenon, a 'food coma'.
New findings revise the current models for homeostatic control, researchers report.
According to a new study, neurons in the dorsal hippocampus are activated by consuming sweet foods, helping form a memory of the meal.