The neuropeptide somatostatin improves visual processing and cognitive behaviors by reducing excitatory inputs to parvalbumin-positive interneurons in mice.
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 multiyear study reveals, contrary to expectations, numbers and ratios of three major inhibitory cell types vary stereo-typically across different cortical parts. Additionally, researchers identified 11 subcortical areas with gender specific differences in mice.
According to a new study, experimentally increasing the activity of a subclass of nerve cells that produce GABA has an antidepressant effect in mice.
Researchers report many PV defects could have their origin, not during adult life, but instead in the SST templates that set circuit parameters in the first place.