A new study provides new insight into the molecular mechanisms that enable synaptic transmission critical for cognition.
White matter connectivity does not directly induce psychosis, but may affect symptoms of psychosis through its effect on the consciousness threshold.
A new study links a genetic mutation to information processing speed.
Artificially prolonging hippocampal sharp wave ripples improves working memory.
A new brain imaging study reveals how the midbrain and striatum, two key areas of the dopamine system, become more active when a person updates their beliefs about the world around them.
A new study reveals why some people like odors others find repulsive.
A new PNAS study reveals the communication between brain areas that specialize in language is supported by the rhythmic synchronization of brain cells. Researchers found different rhythms reflect different directions of information flow.
Researchers report Russian trolls and bots are significantly involved in promoting discord and spreading false information about vaccines on Twitter. The study reports these accounts shared anti-vaccination messages 75% more than average Twitter users.
Researchers have developed a model of schizophrenia that simulates chemical imbalances associated with memory disturbances.
Study offers new clues about how the brain processes near-death scares and other traumatic autobiographical memories.