Human reinforcement learning was modified by deep brain stimulation of substantia nigra dopamine containing neurons.
Electrical stimulation of the hippocampus activates the same receptor complexes as memory recall and learning, a new study reveals.
Researchers use optogenetics to change alcohol drinking behavior in rodents.
Using optogenetics, researchers obtain a better understanding of the neurochemical basis for alcohol addiction.
Researchers successfully demonstrate a technique to enhance self control through a new form of brain stimulation.
A new study which used a video game where people navigate through a virtual town helps researchers to pinpoint how spatial information is incorporated into memory, and why remembering a specific experience can trigger memories of events which occurred in the same location.
Using VNS tone therapy is safe and has brought some significant improvement to some tinnitus sufferers, a new study reports.
A new study provides a glimpse into the current limitations and powerful implications of precision medicine.
Researchers report on full recovery of forelimb strength in rats after a stroke by using vagus nerve stimulation.
A long-term study suggests deep brain stimulation has good success rates and lasting benefits for patients with hereditary dystonia.
Neurosurgeons have developed a new way to perform deep brain stimulation surgeries. The new technique allows for more accurate placement of the electrodes in the brain and is likely to be safer for patients.
Targeting the nucleus accumbens by using deep brain stimulation could modify specific eating behaviors linked to weight changes and obesity, a new study suggests.