Researchers have identified a new set of matching barrel structures two layers deeper in the cortex than whisker barrels.
In both human and animal subject, bursts of beta wave activity in the brain help to filter distraction in order to process different sensations, a new study reports.
At 6 months of age, babies are capable of memory guided attention, a new study reveals. Young infants are able to learn and remember contextual visual cues to find objects of interest, researchers report. The findings shed new light on both typical and atypical brain development.
A protein associated with circadian rhythm appears to play a significant role in some forms of epilepsy, researchers say.
A new study looks at the trend of mindfulness and meditation to help treat a range of disorders.
A new study implicates the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in our ability to assign credit for whatever action leads to a desired outcome. While the study does not rule out the involvement of other brain areas to credit assignment, it does show the dlPFC is a key player in how we assess causality.
Nursing home residents with dementia who under went personalized music therapy showed behavioral improvements and were more likely to discontinue using anti anxiety medications, a new study reports.
Later school start times would allow teens to fully relieve sleep pressure.
We end up conveying information at about the same rate, regardless of whether we speak slowly or fast, a new study reports.
Researchers have developed a wireless neural interface that bypasses the spinal cord and restores intentional walking movement to a primate's paralyzed leg.