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December 8, 2020

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Like humans who can instantly tell which friend or relative is calling by the timbre of the person's voice, zebra finches have a near-human capacity for ...
A new study identifies a region of the thalamus as a key source of signals encoding past experiences in ...
A 'molecular volume knob' regulating electrical signals in the brain helps with learning and memory, according to a new ...
A new study finds that people who feel enthusiastic and cheerful -- what psychologists call 'positive affect' -- are less likely to experience memory decline as they age. ...
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Novel Anti-Craving Mechanism Discovered to Treat Cocaine Relapse

Cocaine continues to be one of the most commonly abused illicit drugs in the United States. Pre-clinical literature suggests that targeting glucagon-like peptide-1 receptors (GLP-1Rs) in the brain ...

White Blood Cells May Cause Tumor Cell Death -- But That's Not Good 亚博棋牌平台

White blood cells are part of many immune system responses in the human body. New research shows that a specific type of those cells may cause brain cancer tissues to die -- but that's not good ...

Poor Sleep Can Lead to Depression in Adolescents

Chronic sleep disruption during adolescence can lead to depression in both males and females and alters stress reactivity in females, according to a new study. Their findings are particularly ...

A Study Predicts Smooth Interaction Between Humans and Robots

According to a new study, making eye contact with a robot may have the same effect on people as eye contact with another person. The results predict that interaction between humans and humanoid ...

Are People Healthy Enough to Retire Later?

While many people are now enjoying longer, healthier lives, current retirement ages are posing challenges for both policymakers and retirees. A new study looked into whether there is potential to ...

New Study Shows Every Week of Lockdown Increases Binge Drinking

Study participants who regularly drank at harmful levels shown to consume six drinks per session, compared to two alcoholic beverages for those less regular binge ...

Biological Diversity Evokes Happiness

A high biodiversity in our vicinity is as important for life satisfaction as our income, scientists found. All across Europe, the individual enjoyment of life correlates with the number of ...

Researchers Link Cases of ALS and FTD to a Huntington's Disease-Associated Mutation

A study has made a surprising connection between frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), two disorders of the nervous system, and the genetic mutation normally ...

Baby's First Breath Triggers Life-Saving Changes in the Brain

A new discovery reveals how something amazing happens when a baby takes a first breath. The finding could shed light on sudden infant death syndrome ...

Gestational Age Linked to ADHD in Children With Down Syndrome

A new study finds a connection between gestational age and ADHD in children with Down syndrome. An earlier gestational age is linked to higher ADHD symptoms later in ...

Getting a Grip on Better Health

Medical researchers in South Australia assessed more than 600 men aged over 40 to 88 years to measure the link between sleep apnea and muscle mass with grip ...

Hidden Network of Enzymes Accounts for Loss of Brain Synapses in Alzheimer's

A new study on Alzheimer's disease has revealed a previously unknown biochemical cascade in the brain that leads to the destruction of synapses, the connections between nerve cells that are ...

Researchers Find 'Missing Link' Between Stress and Infertility

New research has confirmed in laboratory testing that a population of nerve cells near the base of the brain - the RFRP neurons - become active in stressful situations and then suppress the ...

Drinking Linked to a Decline in Brain Health from Cradle to Grave

The evidence for the harmful effects of alcohol on brain health is compelling, but now experts have pinpointed three key time periods in life when the effects of alcohol are likely to be at their ...

Restoring a Rudimentary Form of Vision in the Blind

Restoration of vision in blind people through a brain implant is on the verge of becoming reality. Recent discoveries show that newly developed high-resolution implants in the visual cortex make it ...

How Networks Form: Charting the Developing Brain

Researchers use connectomic mapping in the developing cortex to uncover the developmental wiring rules for inhibitory ...

Gamblers Ignore Important Information When Placing a Bet

People with gambling problems are less likely to consider important information that could prevent them from losing, according to new ...

Impactful Science Teaching Requires Minimum Five Hours Instruction Weekly

Middle-grades science teachers that dedicate a minimum of five hours of instructional time to science each week are more likely to implement inquiry-based teaching, a best practice among science and ...

A New View of How the Brain Decides to Make an Effort

New research gives the first detailed view of ventral striatum activity during three phases of effort-based decision-making -- the anticipation of initiating an effort, the actual execution of the ...

Scientists Invent a New Type of Microscope That Can See Through an Intact Skull

Researchers invented a new type of microscope called reflective matrix microscope, which uses adaptive optics ...

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