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Discovery of compound that reduces hallmark lesions of Alzheimer's disease in mice

Discovery of compound that reduces hallmark lesions of Alzheimer's disease in mice

Single memory is processed in three separate parts of the brain - important for search to understand memory disorders

Single memory is processed in three separate parts of the brain - important for search to understand memory disorders

Breakthrough in lupus research

Breakthrough in lupus research

Bidirectional behavioral plasticity of memory reconsolidation depends on amygdalar protein kinase A

Bidirectional behavioral plasticity of memory reconsolidation depends on amygdalar protein kinase A

Face perception is mediated by a distributed neural system in the human brain

Face perception is mediated by a distributed neural system in the human brain

Brain volume may be used as an early detection system for dementia

Brain volume may be used as an early detection system for dementia

Long-term stress can impair short-term memory

Long-term stress can impair short-term memory

Surprising autism finding

Surprising autism finding

Amygdala activation to interpersonal threat can be specifically linked to the severity of social anxiety symptoms

Amygdala activation to interpersonal threat can be specifically linked to the severity of social anxiety symptoms

Orbitofrontal thickness, retention of fear extinction, and extraversion

Orbitofrontal thickness, retention of fear extinction, and extraversion

Fear gene discovered

Fear gene discovered

Scientists discover gene which controls fear

Scientists discover gene which controls fear

New discovery helps explain complex neurocircuitry behind body weight control

New discovery helps explain complex neurocircuitry behind body weight control

Search for genes responsible for anxiety disorders

Search for genes responsible for anxiety disorders

Link between emotional impairment and poor cognition in children with bipolar disorder

Link between emotional impairment and poor cognition in children with bipolar disorder

Brain mechanism may play a central role in regulating anxiety and alcohol-drinking

Brain mechanism may play a central role in regulating anxiety and alcohol-drinking

Protein found in the brain is genetically linked to alcoholism and anxiety

Protein found in the brain is genetically linked to alcoholism and anxiety

Extreme gene pin-pointed

Extreme gene pin-pointed

Researchers selectively knock out memory associations connected with receiving cocaine

Researchers selectively knock out memory associations connected with receiving cocaine

Researchers pinpoint specific cause of defects in motor learning in Fragile X patients

Researchers pinpoint specific cause of defects in motor learning in Fragile X patients