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RIKEN researchers report neurons in the locus coeruleus play a key role in emotional and flexible learning.
A new study sheds light on how the brain changes as a result of chronic stress. Selective noradrenaline release rewires connectivity patterns between different brain regions. Activity in the amygdala and networks that process sensory stimuli increased.
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A new study reveals noradrenaline plays a vital role in early stages of perception. Researchers report later processing of visual information occurs in the cerebral cortex and is affected by noradrenaline to determine if an image will enter our stream of consciousness.
A new study reveals a link between a vulnerability to depression and noradrenergic neurons.
Trinity College Dublin researchers report controlled breathing, a key element of meditation, directly affects noradrenaline levels in the brain. The study suggests controlled breathing can enhance attention and improve overall brain health.
A new study confirms MDPV, a recreational drug commonly known as "bath salts", could be more addictive than methamphetamine.
In times of uncertainty, noradrenaline helps us learn and adapt our behaviors, researchers report.