Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
Scientists say they have found preliminary evidence of an evolutionary link between the social behaviors of octopuses and humans.
Columbia research finds unexpected resilience in the brain; findings could inform future treatment approaches for patients recuperating from stroke or other brain trauma.
Researchers at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience have discovered a network of brain cells that express our sense of time within experiences and memories.
Columbia research shows that the human brain employs precise, mathematical logic to decision-making.
The finding may lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of major depressive disorder.
Parkinson's-linked gene encodes a protein that controls the transfer of lipids between membranes of cell organelles.
Organization—or lack of it—in brain’s piriform cortex allows us to differentiate one smell from another.
Findings described as “an important building block” in the quest to understand our species’ unique way with words.
A series of experiments involving a particular type of brain cell have advanced our understanding of the roots of consciousness.
The results also illustrate why it is important that we take a break from learning.