Researchers shed new light on neuroplasticity by sparking learning in tadpole brains. They discovered the key to neuroplasticity is how the brain generates new proteins. Findings could help deepen understanding of sensory processing in ASD.
A simple actimeter device is helping researchers better understand sleep duration and quality in humans.
Kdm6a, a gene on the X chromosome appears to be associated with the development of autoimmune diseases, such as Multiple Sclerosis. The gene is expressed more in the immune cells of females than males. When Kdm6a was deleted in mouse models of MS, the animals had improved symptoms and reduced inflammation. The findings shed light on why women are more prone to autoimmune diseases than males.
According to researchers, people almost always perceive Mona Lisa's facial expression as being happy.
A new study reveals how the mood of one friend can impact the moods of others in their social circle.
Older dogs are slower to learn and exhibit lower cognitive flexibility than younger dogs, but are better at logical reasoning, a new study reports.