Learning a new language or playing a musical instrument has a positive impact on cognitive function in the aging brain, researchers report.
Memory editing occurs on the fly, leaving the brain susceptible to creating memories that may not be accurate.
The old adage that practice makes perfect may very well be true, according to neuroscientists. Researchers found when a male zebra finch is in the presence of an attractive female and delivers its rehearsed mating call, a noradrenaline release in the basal ganglia shuts down variability in song and makes the call as perfect as it can be.
Oxytocin therapy is ineffective at improving social skills in children on the autism spectrum.
Study reveals how evolution and natural selection have optimized the mammalian retina.
After 14,000 years of domestication, dogs have an edge in both cognition and people-reading skills over wolves.
It takes slightly longer to include information about healthy foods in the process of choosing between the taste and healthiness of a snack.
The hepaCAM protein plays a critical role in the communication and coordination of astrocytes as they build synapses. The findings shed new light on potential biological mechanisms behind ASD and epilepsy.
By the age of three, children are more likely to go along with what peers say in order to follow the crowd, rather than acting out of a desire to follow authority.
A new deep learning algorithm is superior to human experts in distinguishing between retinal ganglion cells in healthy patients and in those with glaucoma. The AI system could potentially help improve the diagnosis of both eye and brain diseases.
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A newly developed system that uses OCT imaging and deep learning should enable better detection and monitoring of glaucoma.