Researchers have identified a mechanism within the cholinergic system that underlies our ability to rapidly focus attention.
A new, non-invasive technique appears to be able to improve Parkinson's disease symptoms in rats, researchers report.
A new study reports cholinergic neurons in the basal forebrain respond to reward and punishment with unusual speed and precision.
A new study reports behavioral flexibility is controlled by specific neurons in the striatum.
A new study provides deeper understanding of the mechanisms the brain uses to sync up for conscious thought.
A new study reports nicotine's primary metabolite supports memory and learning by amplifying the action of a primary chemical messenger in both.
Researchers have mapped cholinergic neurons, the first type of cells to degenerate in people with Alzheimer's disease.