New Alzheimer's Mechanism Revealed

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McGill University researchers have discovered a cellular mechanism that may contribute to the breakdown of communication between neurons in Alzheimer’s disease.

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New Imaging Approach Maps Alzheimer's Pathology in the Whole Brain of Mice

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A new imaging system could help speed new drug development by offering a better way to monitor the brain changes indicative of Alzheimer’s in mouse models of the disease.

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Anil Self Explains How Your Brain Hallucinates Consciousness

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Anil Seth explains how your brain hallucinates your reality

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DeepMind's AlphaGo Zero: Learns From Scratch Without Any Human Input

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DeepMind’s New AI AlphaGo Zero Mastered the game of Go Without Any Human Input

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Brain Training Improves Cognition in Bipolar Patients

Brain Training Improves Cognition in Bipolar Patients

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Researchers at Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital have discovered that a unique kind of brain training can result in large and persistent improvements in cognition in people with bipolar disorder.

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New Drug Class: Potential Therapeutics for Alzheimer’s Disease?
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One step closer to an Alzheimer's treatment? Novel class of drugs more precisely blocks production of toxic forms of beta-amyloid.

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Your Dog May Be Using Facial Expressions to Communicate With You
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The authors found that the dogs produced significantly more facial movements when interacting with a human.

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Gentle Touch Reduces Feelings of Social Exclusion
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Scientists tested the impact of a slow, affectionate touch against a fast, neutral touch following social rejection and found a specific relationship between gentle touch and social bonding.

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