According to researchers, early marijuana use may result in abnormal brain function and lower IQ.
Researchers have identified a novel signaling system that controls neuroplasticity.
More research is needed on the link between maternal cannabis use and the health of newborns, researchers report.
Researchers use a novel co-culturing method to create functional circuits that model Huntington's disease and find new clues to potential treatment approaches.
Researchers report physical exercise failed to promote antidepressant-like effects in mice genetically engineered to express a human genetic variation in the gene BDNF.
Protein shown to fuel exercise induced neurogenesis in mice also increases when humans run.
A new study explains how, at the molecular level, exercise benefits he mammalian brain.
BDNF released during aerobic exercise stimulates the hippocampus to sprout new neurons, a new study reports.
A new study reports older people with higher amounts of BDNF in their brains have much slower progression into cognitive decline than those with lower amounts of the protein.