People with kleptomania, or the overwhelming impulse to commit theft or shoplift, exhibit distinct patterns of gaze and brain activity when exposed to environmental cues associated with their compulsion.
The female hormone estradiol helps suppress itch associated with psoriasis. The findings shed light on why men are more prone to psoriasis and offers hope for new targeted treatment for itch disorders.
A new neuro-optics technique can manipulate memory consolidation in mouse models by hindering long-term potentiation. Researchers say eliminating local LTP in the hippocampus erased memories. The method could be used to isolate memory formation at the cellular level.