Exercise may be a new prescription to help those with sleep problems. Researchers found rigorous exercise causes measurable changes in sleep quality, even if a person doesn't notice the difference.
Dopamine neurons in the midbrain become active in a previously undetected way when an animal considers a reward that is changing in value.
Chronic increases of the cytokine IL-17a circulating in the blood of mice reduced microglia activity in one region of the hippocampus, an area of the brain critical for memory and learning.
Spontaneous eye-blink rates could be the missing link in explaining the relationship between aerobic fitness and cognitive function.
Researchers have identified novel neural pathways that help regulate sleep and wakefulness.