Researchers used optogenetics techniques to stimulate specific brain areas to increase neurogenesis and the production of neural stem cells to improve memory, cognition, and emotional processing in animal models.
Experimental observations conclude learning is mainly performed by neural dendrite trees as opposed to modifying solely through the strength of the synapses, as previously believed.
People recall information better when the information is related to a stressful event, a new study reports.
Learning consolidation that occurs during sleep is a result of the learning process, and is not simply due to neural processes and brain regions associated with learning.
Oleic acid produced in the brain is an essential regulator of processes that enable memory, learning, and mood regulation. Oleic acid, which is abundant in olive oil, also promoted neurogenesis and increases cell proliferation.
Floods of calcium that originate from hippocampal neurons can also boost learning, a new study reports.
Study reveals how brain areas work together to train and perform a practiced skill.
Findings reveal how the brain calculates controllability based on neural activity and behavior.
In the brains of adult mice, astrocytes coupling contributes to neural functioning in the hippocampus, an area of the brain associated with spatial memory and learning.