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December 10, 2020

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Two new studies shed new light on how the brain encodes time and place into memories. The findings not only add to the body of fundamental research on memory, but could ...

Damage to Brain Cells Reverberates to 'Bystander' Cells

Injury or disease that afflicts a relatively small number of brain cells causes a chain reaction that stops activity across a vast network of neural circuits, according to new research. The study may ...

Novel Form of Alzheimer's Protein Found in Spinal Fluid Indicates Stage of the Disease

Researchers have found a novel form of the Alzheimer's protein tau in the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord. This form of tau -- known as ...

Using a Video Game to Understand the Origin of Emotions

A number of studies have sought to connect given emotions, such as fear or pleasure, to specific areas of the brain, but without success. A research team has now analyzed volunteers while they were ...
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Significant Increase in Depression Seen Among Children During First UK Lockdown

The first lockdown led to a significant increase in symptoms of depression among children, highlighting the unintended consequences of school closures, according to a new ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Researchers have discovered a brain molecule that functions as a 'thermometer' for the presence of others in an animal's environment. Zebrafish 'feel' the presence of others ...

The Tree of Cortical Cell Types Describes the Diversity of Neurons in the Brain

The tree of cortical cell types provides one of the most detailed and complete characterizations of the diversity of neural types in the brain so ...

Big Data Analysis Suggests Role of Brain Connectivity in Epilepsy-Related Atrophy

An international study has found a link between the brain's network connections and grey matter atrophy caused by certain types of epilepsy, a major step forward in our understanding of the ...

Drinking Blocks a Chemical That Promotes Attention

Scientists studied the cascade of events that begins when alcohol diminishes norepinephrine release in a brain structure called the locus ...

How Language, Cultural Identity Can Affect Pain

A new study suggests that the language a bilingual person speaks can affect their physical sensations, depending on the cultural association tied to each ...

COVID-19 May Deepen Depression, Anxiety, and PTSD Among Pregnant and Postpartum Women

In a new study, researchers surveyed pregnant women and those who had recently given birth, finding concerning rates of depression, generalized anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) ...

Novel Mechanisms That Cause Protein Clumping in Brain Diseases

A team of researchers has taken a major step toward understanding the mechanisms involved in the formation of large clumps of tau protein, a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease and several other ...

Drug Reverses Age-Related Mental Decline Within Days, Mouse Study Shows

Just a few doses of an experimental drug can reverse age-related declines in memory and mental flexibility in mice, according to a new study. The drug, called ISRIB, has already been shown in ...

Key Molecules in Brain Development and Neurodegenerative Diseases Identified

A research team uncovers the mechanism that regulates local expression of key molecules in brain development and neurodegenerative ...

Children With Dyslexia Show Stronger Emotional Responses

Children diagnosed with dyslexia show greater emotional reactivity than children without dyslexia, according to a new collaborative ...

Air Pollution Spikes Linked to Lower Test Scores for Salt Lake County Third Graders

More frequent exposure to air pollution spikes were associated with reduced test scores for third graders in Salt Lake County. Schools with a higher proportion of students of color and from ...

Risk-Averse Teens Sway Peers to Make Safer Choices

Prior studies have shown adolescents are likely to experiment along with friends who use drugs and alcohol. But do friends who avoid risks have similar influential power? In a new study ...

How SARS-CoV-2 Reaches the Brain

Researchers have studied the mechanisms by which the novel coronavirus can reach the brains of patients with COVID-19. The results show that SARS-CoV-2 enters the brain via nerve cells in the ...

First Meta-Analysis Shows Promise for Yoga, Meditation, Mindfulness in Concussion

Chronic concussion symptoms are notoriously difficult to treat. But a researcher who is also a yoga instructor and has been teaching yoga for 17 years - is hoping that a recent study, the first-ever ...

Research Unlocks New Information About Reading Through Visual Dictionary in the Brain

The uniquely human ability to read is the cornerstone of modern civilization, yet very little is understood about the effortless ability to derive meaning from written words. Scientists have now ...

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