A new study reveals specific brain regions that individually promote patience through the action of serotonin.
Do you experience the chills when you hear your favorite song? Researchers used EEG to map brain activity while people listened to their favorite tunes. Findings reveal specific brain areas work together to process music, triggering the reward system and increasing dopamine release.
Cocaine and sucrose neuron ensembles in the nucleus accumbens are mostly non-overlapping.
Researchers recorded alterations in levels of both dopamine and serotonin in the brain when people perform perception and decision making based tasks.
Stem cells derived neurons integrate well into the correct regions of the brain, connecting with native neurons and restoring motor function in mouse models of Parkinson's disease.
Researchers have identified a novel neural circuit that detects male pheromone cues pertaining to inter-male aggression.
Parkinson's disease can be divided into two variants that start in different places in the body. For some, the neurodegenerative disease starts in the intestines and spreads to the brain. In others, the disease begins in the brain and spreads to the intestines and other organs.
A newly developed wider spectrum for the dLight1 sensor allows for multiplex imaging of neurotransmitters. The new sensor will help researchers detect and monitor different information processing activities in the brain.
Coronavirus can cause several significant neurological disorders, and the pandemic has been linked to a rise in people reporting mental health problems such as depression and anxiety. Researchers examine how COVID-19 affects brain and mental health and provides some techniques which can help to improve well-being during the pandemic.