A new study reveals a psychostimulant prescribed for ADHD increases glutamate in the brains of healthy people, resulting in more positive emotions.
A new study reveals many inhibitory neurons are lost in early phases of ALS and FTD development. The findings show a contrast to other neurodegenerative diseases where excitatory neurons are lost early in the disorders.
A new study reveals children who are either overweight or obese during the first two years of life may have problems with memory and learning at the age of 5. Researchers say IQ scored may be lower for higher weight children.
Researchers report our ability to identify and categorize visual information is an active process similar to memory stabilization.
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Researchers have created a deep learning algorithm that can be tricked by optical illusions, just like humans. The findings shed new light on the human visual system and may help improve artificial vision.
Researchers report alcohol hijacks a conserved memory pathway in the brain and alters protein expressed in neurons, forming craving that fuel addiction.
Researchers report a brain computer interface can enable those with paralysis to directly operate tablet technology just by thinking about cursor movements and clicks.
Female mice who experienced early life stress developed problems and had fewer neurons in areas of the brain responsible for regulating emotions and making sense of rules, researchers report.
Researchers report a drug commonly used to help treat HIV can significantly reduce age related inflammation in mice. The study suggests the drug could hold promise for treating age related disorders including Alzheimer's disease, type 2 diabetes and Parkinson's disease.
Unexpected rewards boost memories of specific events. The findings may have implications for treating memory problems associated with depression.