Neuroscience News

01/18/2019

How the Brain Decides Whether to Hold ’Em or Fold ’Em

Johns Hopkins study sheds light on brain basis of risk-taking behavior

01/07/2019

The Most Important Hair on your Head is on the Inside

Miniscule wavy hairs called cilia in the cavities of your brain help keep it healthy and function well.​

01/07/2019

New Compound Shows Promise in Treatment of Alzheimer’s

Yale researchers have identified a drinkable cocktail of designer molecules that interferes with a crucial first step of Alzheimer’s.

12/17/2018

In the Developing Brain, Scientists Find Roots of Neuropsychiatric Diseases

The most comprehensive genomic analysis of the human brain ever undertaken has revealed new insights into the roots of neuropsychiatric illnesses.​

12/10/2018

Mountain splendor? Scientists know where your eyes will look

Yale researchers predict how people’s eyes move when viewing natural scenes.

12/03/2018

Flexible Brain Electrodes Open New Frontiers for Neuroscience

Measuring activity from more neurons in more areas over weeks to months will increase understanding of complex cognitive processes.​

11/29/2018

Brain Stimulation Relieves Depression Symptoms

Human study suggests lateral orbitofrontal cortex as  promising  target for therapeutic brain stimulation to treat intractable depression.​

11/21/2018

New Method for Studying Gene Expression Could Improve Understanding of Brain Disease

The scientists show that the genes expressed by a particular cell type can vary across species, and between individuals.​​

11/21/2018

Mosquito Genome Opens New Avenues for Reducing Bug-Borne Disease

A recent multi-institutional study, led by Rockefeller scientists, has produced a new blueprint of the Aedes aegypti genome.​

11/14/2018

Brain Signature of Depressed Mood Unveiled in New Study

Direct recordings of human brain activity link memory, emotion and anxiety during bouts of low mood.

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