The Brain Being Yelled AtNews
Sight and hearing are the two main sensory modalities allowing us to interact with our environment. But what happens within the brain when it perceives a threatening signal, such as an aggressive voice? How does it process this information? To answers these questions, researchers studied brain activity during the processing of various emotional voices.READ MORE
Oligodendrocytes, Microglia and Astrocytes Linked to 'Chemo Brain'News
Three types of cells in the brain’s white matter show interwoven problems during the cognitive dysfunction that follows treatment with the cancer drug methotrexate, Stanford neuroscientists have found.
Scientists have completed the world’s largest ever study of typical sex differences and autistic traits, involving well over half a million people. They tested and confirmed two long-standing psychological theories: the Empathising-Systemising theory of sex differences and the Extreme Male Brain theory of autism.
“Our research shows that being overweight doesn’t just increase the risks of chronic diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular disease; it can also lead to depression.”READ MORE
As the adage goes "neurons that fire together, wire together," but a new paper that analyzed connections in the visual cortex of mice suggests that things aren't always that simple.READ MORE
A high-tech form of brain surgery that replaces scalpels with sound waves improved quality of life for people with Parkinson’s disease that has resisted other forms of treatment, a new study has found.
Genetics may predispose some people to both Alzheimer’s disease and high levels of blood lipids such as cholesterol, a common feature of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study by an international team of researchers led by scientists at UC San Francisco and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.READ MORE
Scientists have solved a 125-year-old mystery of the brain, and, in the process, uncovered a potential treatment for acquired epilepsy.
Biodegradable nanoscaffolds have been developed to overcome a host of challenges in stem cell therapies for CNS diseases and injuriesREAD MORE
"The development of this probe represents another triumph in the field of directed evolution, honored this year with the Nobel Prize for Chemistry.”READ MORE