Information about the state of a person's motor function can be obtained by analyzing how they type, researchers report.
Researchers use neuroimaging technology to visualize the pathways that connect the different areas of the basal ganglia. The research could lead to new tracking of disease progression in Parkinson's and Huntington's disease.
Researchers report children with Tourette syndrome may unconsciously train their brains more effectively to manage their tics.
Researchers identified a brain region responsible for driving action, and another that suppresses action. The study reports impulsive behaviors can be triggered or suppressed by activating these areas.
Patients who suffer from frontotemporal dementia with extrapyramidal symptoms have brainstem atrophy and reduced metabolic activity in specific brain regions compared to those with FTD without extrapyramidal symptoms.
Researchers have successfully recorded neural activity in the human striatum.
Consuming seven or more units of alcohol per week is associated with increased iron levels in the brain. Higher levels of iron in the brain is linked to increased risk of neurodegenerative disorders and alcohol-related cognitive decline.
A new optogenetics study has revealed two groups of neurons that can be turned on and off to alleviate movement related symptoms of Parkinson's disease.
According to researchers, people with anorexia nervosa scored lowest on a test measuring their ability to form insight.
Choice bias is a byproduct of learning from reward, a new study reports.
Researchers discover children with Tourette syndrome are faster at assembling sounds into words than typically developing children.
A new study sheds light on the role striosomal neurons play in reinforcement learning.