Neural patterns of activity in the medial prefrontal cortex associated with the intention to drink alcohol are influenced by the genetic risk for alcohol use disorder.
Female mice exposed to a high-fat diet have limited hippocampal neurogenesis. The findings may explain why women are at higher risk of developing dementia than men.
According to a new study to be published in eNeuro, amphetamine use may disrupt the development of the orbital prefrontal cortex, an area of the brain associated with decision making.
A study to be published in eNeuro reports scheduled feeding times improved motor activity, sleep quality and quality of life in mouse models of Huntington's disease.
According to a new Journal of Neuroscience study, strong structural connectivity between the rostrolateral prefrontal cortex and inferior parietal lobe in young children is associated with improved reasoning in adulthood.
Researchers report low daily doses of a drug used for anxiety can help protect the developing brain from the neurodevelopmental side effects of CMV infection.
Researchers report sleep disruptions may not only be a symptom of neurological diseases, circadian rhythm disruptions may drive the brain pathology that contributes to anxiety, dementias and other disorders.