A lack of adaptability in hippocampal place cells could be key to memory deficits in schizophrenia, researchers report.
Darcin, a sex pheromone named after Jane Austen's famous Mr. Darcy, alters cells in the brain's emotional center of female mice, giving them the power to assess sexual readiness and help with mate selection.
A new study sheds light on key aspects of nervous system development.
A new study reports altering activity in the amygdala can eliminate cravings for sweet foods. Researchers believe the findings could help develop new treatments for eating disorders.
A new study reveals the somatosensory cortex plays a complex role in memory and reward learning.
When fruit flies experience an unexpected change in its surroundings, serotonin produced in the ventral nerve cord slows the insect down. The findings may shed light on the neurobiological mechanisms of human startle response.