Study: Non-fearful social withdrawal linked positively to creativity

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Newly published research by a University at Buffalo psychologist suggests that not all forms of social withdrawal are detrimental.

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Abnormal Prion Protein Found in the Skin of Patients That Died of CJD

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Scientists have detected abnormal prion protein in the skin of nearly two dozen people who died from Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD).

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The Week in Neuroscience, November 23, 2017.

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Catch up with what's been happening in the world of neuroscience.

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To Remember or Forget? Subtle G-Protein Signalling Differences Determines Memory Storage or Deletion

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Storing scent-associated memories differs only slightly from a less-understood mechanism for erasing unnecessary memories.

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Synaptotagmin 7 Ensures Efficiency of Inhibitory Signal Transmission

Synaptotagmin 7 Ensures Efficiency of Inhibitory Signal Transmission

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Researchers at IST Austria define function of an enigmatic synaptic protein, synaptotagmin 7.

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Whole-Brain Map of Memory Circuits Constructed from Human Data
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The work elucidates the way different regions of the brain communicate during cognitive processes like memory formation.

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Long-Term Negative Physical and Mental Health Effects Associated With Disordered Eating
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Findings from large twin study show disordered eating among 24-year-old women and men was an indicator of higher body weight, larger waist circumference, and lower psychological well-being ten years later.

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Molecules in Spit Could Help Diagnose Concussions
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Diagnosing a concussion can sometimes be a guessing game, but clues taken from small molecules in saliva may be able to help diagnose and predict the duration of concussions in children, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.

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