A transcranial magnetic stimulation study revealed the motor cortex may play a role in translating foreign language words into one's native tongue.
A new study reveals the role the locus coeruleus plays in learning, behavior, and mental health.
Sleep twitches help enrich the encoding of sensory information in newborn rats, laying the groundwork for later motor function.
A study of people learning to read braille reveals how white matter reorganizes itself across different brain regions and timeframes to meet the brain's needs.
Alterations in internal states can influence how behavior improves with learning.
Motor learning deficits associated with autism may be the result of reduced levels of noradrenaline release in the primary motor cortex.
Based on the activity in the auditory cortex and motor cortex, researchers were able to predict whether a participant was listening to music that was upbeat or sad.
Study provides the most detailed and complete characterization of diversity in neural types in the brain to date.
Researchers investigate how laughter improves both mental and physical well-being.
A new study challenges the popular theory of intrinsic, dynamic patterns control motor behaviors. Researchers found neuron population dynamics in the motor cortex are different during reaching and grasping behaviors.
The brain processes motor commands, not just through fine muscle contractions, but also via higher-level motor areas that provide a blueprint for performing more complex motor functions, such as grasping, no matter if the toes or fingers are used.