Neuroscience News

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.

11/05/2018

Scientists Record Posture-Coding Neurons in the Cortex

Researchers at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience may have just uncovered key aspects of how the brain controls posture.​

11/05/2018

How to Reverse Memory Loss in Old Mice

Columbia scientists reveal new details of how a naturally occurring hormone can boost memory in aging mice, laying the groundwork for staving off this form of memory loss in people.

11/05/2018

Election Day: The Brain Science of Making Decisions

Featuring Zuckerman Institute Principal Investigator Michael Shadlen, MD, PhD​

10/22/2018

Brain Cells Called Astrocytes Have Unexpected Role in Brain “Plasticity”

Salk researchers show protein made by astrocytes enables the brain’s maturation and regulates its flexibility.​

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