Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
UCSF Study Reveals Previously Unrecognized Stage of Brain Development
Columbia-led research finds adolescents’ ability to remember is closely linked to reward-learning behavior.
Model helps to explain how the human brain's biological complexity allows it to lay down new memories without wiping out old ones.
Global collaboration among brain researchers will accelerate progress toward understanding and treating the brain.
Collaboration led by the Salk Institute shows that half of our healthy neurons contain huge insertions or deletions in DNA.
Research team identifies three drugs effective enough in lab to warrant further study.
Infection by the Zika virus diverts a key protein necessary for neural cell division in the developing human fetus.
Groups of activated neurons may form the basic building blocks of learning and memory.
Rare genetic condition may shed light on biology and behavior of persons with autism and other social disorders.
Neurons ‘predict’ drinking’s restorative effects well before they unfold.