Extended periods of wakefulness can lead to neuronal injury, researchers report.
Findings could help researchers develop new treatments for stressed induced anxiety and other disorders.
According to a new study, brief exposure to mild trauma or sudden sounds can permanently alter neural networks and form long lasting memories.
A new study reveals a link between a vulnerability to depression and noradrenergic neurons.
A new study reports the locus coeruleus, an area of the brain essential for maintaining cognitive function, is vulnerable to toxins and infections. This brain area appears to be the first place affected by late onset Alzheimer's.
Findings have implications for learning methods and memory consolidation.
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RIKEN researchers report neurons in the locus coeruleus play a key role in emotional and flexible learning.
Researchers implicate the locus coeruleus in storing memories of stressful events.
A new study reports the locus coerleus, a brain network that controls our ability to focus while under stress, appears to weaken as we age. This may explain why we find it more difficult to focus as we get older.