Researchers provide new evidence of brain plasticity. A new study reveals visual cortex neurons sprout new axons and shed some old ones as animals improve at perceptual learning tasks.
A new study of ant populations reveals group living confers immediate benefits, even among genetically identical individuals. The study revealed larger groups produced more offspring and greater stability than smaller groups. The study may shed new light on the evolution of social behavior.
A new study reports patients with major depressive disorder and treatment resistant depression have decreased levels of acetyl-L-carnitine in their blood. The findings could lead to new blood tests to diagnose the nature and severity of depression.
Researchers reveal the role nucleus gigantocellularis neurons play in generalized arousal and cognition.
A new study reveals subplate cells may not simply disappear, they may, instead, be migrating to different levels of the cortex. In essence, subplate cells may become part of the cerebral cortex.
A new study could offer insight into human glial cell function and reveals a relationship between movement and sleep.
Rockefeller University researchers reveal Huntington's neurons are much larger than healthy cells.
Researchers have identified specific chemical changes in the brain that drive nicotine addiction. The findings could lead to new treatments to help break the addiction.
A recent Nature Neuroscience study reports it is glial cells, and not neurons, that direct the initial steps of brain assembly.