Most detailed map of brain's memory hub finds connectivity puzzle

Most detailed map of brain's memory hub finds connectivity puzzle

by University of SydneyHigh-resolution image of the 'wiring diagram' of a human brain revealing connections to the hippocampus. Credit: Marshall Dalton/ University of SydneyThe most detai

Most detailed map of brain's memory hub finds connectivity puzzle

by University of SydneyHigh-resolution image of the 'wiring diagram' of a human brain revealing connections to the hippocampus. Credit: Marshall Dalton/ University of SydneyThe most detai
Brains are bad at big numbers, making it impossible to grasp what a million COVID-19 deaths really means

Brains are bad at big numbers, making it impossible to grasp what a million COVID-19 deaths really means

by Lindsey Hasak and Elizabeth Y. Toomarian,The ConversationCredit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainAs of April 2022, there have beennearly 1 million confirmed COVID-19 deathsin the U.S. Fo

Brains are bad at big numbers, making it impossible to grasp what a million COVID-19 deaths really means

by Lindsey Hasak and Elizabeth Y. Toomarian,The ConversationCredit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainAs of April 2022, there have beennearly 1 million confirmed COVID-19 deathsin the U.S. Fo
How the brain generates rhythmic behavior

How the brain generates rhythmic behavior

by Sarah McDonnell,Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyA fluorescent image shows viral traced whisking oscillator neurons (green) expressing parvalbumin (blue) and inhibitory neuron marker vGat

How the brain generates rhythmic behavior

by Sarah McDonnell,Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyA fluorescent image shows viral traced whisking oscillator neurons (green) expressing parvalbumin (blue) and inhibitory neuron marker vGat
The brain's protein-destruction machine learns new tricks at synapses, potential target for neurological treatments

The brain's protein-destruction machine learns new tricks at synapses, potential target for neurological treatments

by Aarhus UniversityCredit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainScientists have long known that the cells' "protein destruction machine," the proteasome, plays a crucial role in protein cleara

The brain's protein-destruction machine learns new tricks at synapses, potential target for neurological treatments

by Aarhus UniversityCredit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainScientists have long known that the cells' "protein destruction machine," the proteasome, plays a crucial role in protein cleara
The brain can detect infection with malaria

The brain can detect infection with malaria

by Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC)Brain vascular endothelial cells (blue) internalize particles released by erythrocytes infected with the malaria parasite (pink and red). Credit: Teresa Pais, 2

The brain can detect infection with malaria

by Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC)Brain vascular endothelial cells (blue) internalize particles released by erythrocytes infected with the malaria parasite (pink and red). Credit: Teresa Pais, 2
Brain's support cells may hold key to new Huntington's treatments

Brain's support cells may hold key to new Huntington's treatments

by University of Rochester Medical CenterCredit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainHuntington's disease—a hereditary and fatal genetic disorder—has long been considered a neuronal disease due to the p

Brain's support cells may hold key to new Huntington's treatments

by University of Rochester Medical CenterCredit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainHuntington's disease—a hereditary and fatal genetic disorder—has long been considered a neuronal disease due to the p
Diminished activation of specific prefrontal brain region may directly contribute to binge eating in bulimia nervosa

Diminished activation of specific prefrontal brain region may directly contribute to binge eating in bulimia nervosa

by The Mount Sinai HospitalCredit: CC0 Public DomainNew research conducted by an investigator from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has revealed a key neural mechanism underlying the f

Diminished activation of specific prefrontal brain region may directly contribute to binge eating in bulimia nervosa

by The Mount Sinai HospitalCredit: CC0 Public DomainNew research conducted by an investigator from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has revealed a key neural mechanism underlying the f
How the brain's 'internal compass' works

How the brain's 'internal compass' works

by McGill UniversityPopulation recordings in the mouse ADN. a, Schematic of the recording environment within a 360° LED screen. Scale bar, 20 cm. b, GCaMP6f expression in the ADN. In total, 12 mi

How the brain's 'internal compass' works

by McGill UniversityPopulation recordings in the mouse ADN. a, Schematic of the recording environment within a 360° LED screen. Scale bar, 20 cm. b, GCaMP6f expression in the ADN. In total, 12 mi
Brain regions identified that may play a role in breathing failure following seizures

Brain regions identified that may play a role in breathing failure following seizures

by University of IowaResearchers identified a site in the amygdala critical to breathing loss following a seizure. The purple and blue region represents a probability map of the region linked to

Brain regions identified that may play a role in breathing failure following seizures

by University of IowaResearchers identified a site in the amygdala critical to breathing loss following a seizure. The purple and blue region represents a probability map of the region linked to
Brain activity decoder can reveal stories in people's minds

Brain activity decoder can reveal stories in people's minds

by University of Texas at AustinResearchers Alex Huth (left), Jerry Tang (right) and Shailee Jain (center) prepare to collect brain activity data in the Biomedical Imaging Center at The Universit

Brain activity decoder can reveal stories in people's minds

by University of Texas at AustinResearchers Alex Huth (left), Jerry Tang (right) and Shailee Jain (center) prepare to collect brain activity data in the Biomedical Imaging Center at The Universit