A new artificial intelligence algorithm can find the quickest trajectory to fly a drone through a series of waypoints on a circuit. The AI proved to be faster at controlling the drone and completing the track than two world-class human pilots.
Young male orangutans seek out role models in immigrant adult males and female juveniles, while young female orangutans prefer their mothers or other local female adults as their role models.
Increased sensitivity in the locus coeruleus-norepinephrine system in the brain drives the development of anxiety in depression. The findings shed new light on the neurobiological mechanisms behind stress resilience.
Computer tomography reveals modern human brain structures only originated between 1.5 to 1.7 million years ago in African Homo populations.
Gamma-wave mediated synchronization between different brain regions is a critical mechanism for neural integration.
Study identifies neurons in command of guiding adaptive behaviors.
Primates with larger brains can solve much more complex tasks using their hands than smaller-brained primates. However, improved dexterity comes at a cost. In humans and other large-brained primates, it takes longer for infants to learn the simplest hand and finger movements than our smaller-brained counterparts.
Familial hemiplegic migraine type 2 (FHM2) causes a malfunction of astrocytes in the cingulate cortex. Manipulating astrocytes in the cingulate cortex reversed the disfunction, preventing an increase in migraine-like symptoms in mice carrying the FHM2 defect.