Using stimulation, researchers found a direct connection between the vagus nerve and learning centers of the brain. Vagus nerve stimulation, they discovered, increases learning in a healthy nervous system.
Researchers have identified a mechanism within the cholinergic system that underlies our ability to rapidly focus attention.
Longer and more intense rehabilitation following stroke or TBI may produce greater benefits for recovery, a new study reports.
Researchers find definitive brain alterations in veterans with GWI, caused as the result of exposure to neurotoxic chemicals during the first Gulf War. The study confirms working memory is affected in those with GWI.