Neuroscience News

07/10/2019

Octopuses and Meditation: Neuroscience Highlights

This month’s advances in neuroscience span obesity to octopuses and targeted ultrasound to focused meditation.

07/02/2019

We’re All Mosaics

Subtle differences between cells’ DNA could play a part in brain development as well as disorders.

05/29/2019

Early Life Exposure to Nicotine Alters Neurons, Predisposes Brain to Addiction Later in Life

In mouse study, neonatal exposure changed biochemistry of reward circuitry.

05/20/2019

Brain Changes in Autism Traced to Specific Cell Types

Study of human brains links gene activity to disorder's severity, flagging targets for future therapies

05/15/2019

Though Few in Number, Young Neurons Have Big Impact

Neurons created during adulthood have an outsized impact on mood and memory.

05/15/2019

Brain Changes Linked With Alzheimer’s Years Before Symptoms Appear

Scientists make progress on predicting Alzheimer’s disease decades before symptoms appear.

05/09/2019

Scientists Locate Brain Area Where Value Decisions Are Made

Data from mouse neurons point to unexpected brain region, carrying implications for health and disease

04/25/2019

Synthetic Speech Generated from Brain Recordings

New technology is a stepping stone to a neural speech prosthesis, researchers say​

04/17/2019

A Neuroscientist and an Economist Explore How Our Brains Seek Out Information

New research reveals the diversity of motives that guide human curiosity​

04/12/2019

Kavli Institute Researchers Discover New Type of Brain Cell

Researchers at NTNU’s Kavli Institute have found specialized brain cells that help us navigate in space.​

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