Vanderbilt researchers have mapped a signaling system in the brain that appears to be linked to autism.
Dogs possess significantly more cortical neurons than cats, a new study reports.
According to researchers, when shifting attention from one spot to another, the brain blinks. They report these blinks are momentary unconscious gaps in visual perception.
Vanderbilt researchers report elderly people whose hearts pump less blood have reduced blood flow in the temporal lobe. Previous studies report the temporal lobe is a critical brain area for the development of Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers report deficiencies of natural cannabinoids could result in a predisposition for developing depression and PTSD. Boosting the system could help in treating stress related disorders.
A new blood-brain barrier on a chip system is being used to study neuroinflammation, researchers report.