Researchers have discovered a lipid that may act as a 'switch' to increase or decrease the motivation to consume nicotine.
A new study reports on a possible reason for accelerated cell deterioration in Parkinson's disease.
A new discovery into the molecular origins of Parkinson's disease could provide new avenues for treatment and prevention of the disease.
Researchers have developed a new, ultra thin, minimally invasive device for controlling neurons with optogenetics and drugs.
Dopamine neurons are activated less than in adults brains when teens are faced with the prospect of a reward, a new study reports.
Researchers suggest oxytocin could motivate women to help a crying baby.
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a molecule in the brain that triggers schizophrenia-like behaviors, brain changes and global gene expression in an animal model.
Researchers report if specific neurons in the VTA which are active both when using and withdrawing from nicotine.
A neuroimaging study looks at how closely the human-pet relationship mirrors the mother-child bond.
Using optogenetics, researchers link a particular brain circuit to social interaction in mice.