Researchers report alpha 7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors enhance communication between the hippocampus and frontal cortex, where as a4b7 nicotinic receptors decrease the communication. The findings may have implications for the way stimulation of acetylcholine can be used to treat dementia.
Researchers report older people may make riskier decisions than younger people.
Neural pathways for learning differ depending on how each person has learned a new skill.
Study reveals blunted activity in the medial prefrontal cortex was associated with aggressive behaviors by abusive partners in relationships.
A new study reveals specific brain regions that individually promote patience through the action of serotonin.
A new study from NYU reveals how our brains organize experiences based on their similarities.
A new study reports adolescent male mice fed with a diet lacking Omega-3 fatty acids performed worse on memory tests and showed increased anxiety during adulthood.