Neurons that control judgment of time discovered in the mouse brain
8 hours ago
Time flows, time flies, time stands still. All these expressions show just how highly variable, depending on multiple factors, our perception of the passage of time can be. How is this subjective experience embodied in the ...
Scientists develop new drug screening tool for dystonia
9 hours ago
Duke University researchers have identified a common mechanism underlying separate forms of dystonia, a family of brain disorders that cause involuntary, debilitating and often painful movements, including twists and turns ...
Scientists track restoration of communication in minimally conscious patient
10 hours ago
A severely brain injured woman, who recovered the ability to communicate using her left eye, restored connections and function of the areas of her brain responsible for producing expressive language and responding to human ...
Transplanted interneurons can help reduce fear in mice
10 hours ago
The expression "once bitten, twice shy" is an illustration of how a bad experience can induce fear and caution. How to effectively reduce the memory of aversive events is a fundamental question in neuroscience. Scientists ...
People with traumatic brain injury approximately 2.5 times more likely to be incarcerated
10 hours ago
People who have suffered a traumatic brain injury are approximately 2.5 times more likely to be incarcerated in a federal correctional facility in Canada than people who have not, a new study has found.
Researchers find the incident commander in the brain's defence system
12 hours ago
Imagine seeing a building on fire. You grab the phone and call the fire service. What happens next can be compared to the discovery made by researchers from Aarhus University. They have discovered that a specific type of ...
Honeybee memories: Another piece of the Alzheimer's puzzle?
13 hours ago
A breakdown of memory processes in humans can lead to conditions such as Alzheimer's and dementia. By looking at the simpler brain of a honeybee, new research published in Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience, moves us a step ...
EEG reveals information essential to users
14 hours ago
For the first time, information retrieval is possible with the help of EEG interpreted with machine learning.
New clues to myelination could help identify ways to intervene in neurodegenerative diseases
15 hours ago
Researchers at the University at Buffalo have identified a critical step in myelination after birth that has significance for treating neurodegenerative diseases like multiple sclerosis, in which myelin is lost or damaged. ...
Forget dieting—retrain your brain to beat stress and lose weight
16 hours ago
A QUT neuroscientist internationally acclaimed for her research on alcohol and sugar addiction claims brainpower rather than willpower is the key to living healthily.