Introverts Who Pretend To Be Extroverts Report Being HappierNews
If you are an introvert, force yourself to be an extravert. You’ll be happier. That’s the suggestion of the first-ever study asking people to act like extraverts for a prolonged period. For one week, the 123 participants were asked to – in some cases – push the boundaries of their willingness to engage, by acting as extraverts.READ MORE
The Marketplace in Our BrainNews
A new study has found that bidding in a competitive market, our brains use a special type of heuristic to adjust the price depending on the success of previous attempts to buy goods. Moreover, this learning mechanism involves not only the cerebral cortex, but the evolutionary ancient brain area of the striatum.
A New Piece of the Alzheimer's PuzzleNews
Two years after discovering a way to neutralize a rogue protein linked to Alzheimer's disease, University of Alberta Distinguished University Professor and neurologist Jack Jhamandas has found a new piece of the Alzheimer's puzzle, bringing him closer to a treatment for the disease.
Zebrafish Study Shows Brain Activity Intensity Drives the Need for SleepNews
The intensity of brain activity during the day, notwithstanding how long we've been awake, appears to increase our need for sleep, according to a new UCL study in zebrafish.
Industry leader to direct company growth, commercialization of phase 3 programs in Alzheimer’s disease and schizophrenia, and expansion of diverse CNS pipeline.READ MORE
The drug, an asthma medication called formoterol, strengthened nerve connections in the hippocampus.READ MORE
Findings highlight potential therapeutic targets.READ MORE
Researchers have discovered a pathway by which the brain controls a molecule critical to forming long-term memories and connected with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.READ MORE
Two Yale School of Medicine research programs are among nine nationally to receive grants under a new federal program.READ MORE
Companies announced that they have expanded the scope of their CNS drug discovery partnership and extended the agreement for another two years.READ MORE
Pioglitazone slows neurodegeneration and impaired locomotor system affected by X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy.READ MORE
A single injection of human neural stem cells produced neuronal regeneration and in rats impaired by an acute spinal cord injury (SCI).READ MORE