Genes associated with alcohol and smoking addiction are over-represented in specific neurons, a new study reports. Researchers found genes associated with smoking were also linked to pain perception and food response while genes linked to alcohol addiction were associated with stress and learning.
Findings could have major implications for future studies into motivation, addiction and decision making, researchers report.
A new study aims to assess the usefulness of a new technology that could speed up and enhance the clearing of metabolic waste via the glymphatic system as a person sleeps.
A new neuroimaging study found a significant decrease in neural flexibility at both whole brain and sub-network levels associated with cognitive flexibility in children with ADHD.
Rare variants of the autism-associated ANK2 gene alter the architecture and organization of neurons, potentially contributing to autism and neurodevelopmental comorbidities.