Neuroscience

Fear factor: A new candidate for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder genetic

Jun 20, 2016 | | Say something

Fear factor: A new candidate for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder genetic ; Credit: George Hodan / public domain Researchers at the Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have identified a new gene candidate to test therapies that could affect learning in individuals with PTSD or other conditions fear. The study results […more]

New imaging method can predict the risk of post-treatment brain hemorrhage after stroke

Jun 17, 2016 | | Say something

New imaging method can predict the risk of post-treatment brain hemorrhage after stroke ; This image combines pre- and post-treatment of the same patient scans. Analysis of the two scans revealed that the area and size of the posttreatment bleeding corresponded to impaired blood-brain barrier (shown in green, yellow and red) before therapy. Credit: Dr. […more]

Neuroscientists discover how vertebrates end locomotion

Jun 14, 2016 | | Say something

Neuroscientists discover how vertebrates end locomotion ; neuroscientists from the universities of Cologne and Montreal have discovered the neural mechanisms that control the termination of locomotion. In a study published in the journal Cell Reports , which have identified the cells stop ” in the brainstem neurons and their cellular characteristics and patterns of specific […more]

Bifocals in the brain: The visual information from near and far space processed with different degrees of sharpness

Jun 10, 2016 | | Say something

Bifocals in the brain: The visual information from near and far space processed with different degrees of sharpness ; objects in the upper half of our visual field are further away than the bottom half, so its image on the retina much smaller. Our brain needs a higher “resolution” to locate properly. Credit: Ziad Hafed […more]

fMRI study reveals the brain working while browsing

Jun 10, 2016 | | Say something

fMRI study reveals the brain working while browsing ; The hippocampus is a region of the brain largely responsible for memory formation. Credit: Salk Institute (Medical Xpress) -A team of researchers affiliated with various academic institutions in the US He has learned more about how the brain works as a person displays both a trip, […more]

We make fun of amnesia: The research points to a new way to form memories

Jun 7, 2016 | | Say something

We make fun of amnesia: The research points to a new way to form memories ; architecture fibers of the white matter of the brain. Credit: Human Connectome Project. The scene is repeated like a horrible movie. A woman wakes up in a hospital bed, with no idea how he got there, or even who […more]

neuroscience researchers identified a critical gene for brain development and figuring out how it works

Jun 2, 2016 | | Say something

neuroscience researchers identified a critical gene for brain development and figuring out how it works ; immunostaining after two weeks of differentiation of neural progenitor cells into neurons. Credit: Neha Rani Compared to other mammals, humans have the largest cerebral cortex. A sheet of brain cells that folds over itself several times in order to […more]

Effects of maternal smoking continue long after birth

May 30, 2016 | | Say something

Effects of maternal smoking continue long after birth ; Credit: Vera Kratochvil / public domain early exposure to nicotine can cause widespread genetic changes that affect the formation of connections between brain cells long after birth, a new study led by the University of Yale has found. The finding helps explain why maternal smoking has […more]

Memories can resist interference in the new learning, study finds

May 26, 2016 | | Say something

Memories can resist interference in the new learning, study finds ; While the acquisition of new memories can enrich the human experience, but can also interfere with the old and make them more likely to be forgotten, especially when a new event is very similar to a past experience. postdoctoral scientist Dr. Josh Koen and […more]