A set of neurons in the basal forebrain may drive aversions to certain foods.
Researchers say a new discovery about the pathways associated with consciousness contradicts conventional belief. The study reports the thalamus is not a critical part of the brain's pathway involved in wakefulness and consciousness, a finding that could help develop better methods for treating comas.
Researchers have developed a new neuroimaging method to track neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's disease. The method helped uncover a new pathway for how degeneration spreads from one brain region to another.
A new study opens the door for new treatments to help treat obesity and other eating disorders.
Researchers have uncovered what goes on in our brains when we are faced with the decision to take a risk or play it safe.
Researchers report bullying behavior activates primary reward circuits in the brain, making it a pleasurable behavior to a certain subset of individuals.
A new study reports nicotine reduces the sleep inducing effects of alcohol.
Neurons in the basal forebrain are responsible for our ability to swiftly halt a planned behavior, a new study reports.
A new study reports cholinergic neurons in the basal forebrain respond to reward and punishment with unusual speed and precision.