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Relationship between brain chemical messenger glutamate and schizophrenia traits

Relationship between brain chemical messenger glutamate and schizophrenia traits

Gene responsible for management of glutamate is a promising candidate in determining risk for schizophrenia

Gene responsible for management of glutamate is a promising candidate in determining risk for schizophrenia

Scientists have turned procrastinating primates into workaholics by temporarily suppressing a gene in a brain circuit involved in reward learning

Scientists have turned procrastinating primates into workaholics by temporarily suppressing a gene in a brain circuit involved in reward learning

Scientists have tricked subjects in an experiment into believing that a rubber hand was part of their own body

Scientists have tricked subjects in an experiment into believing that a rubber hand was part of their own body

Premature babies grow up to have a portion of the brain smaller than normal

Premature babies grow up to have a portion of the brain smaller than normal

Overactive brain circuit brings on depression

Overactive brain circuit brings on depression

New hereditary spastic paraplegia research

New hereditary spastic paraplegia research

Study shows that in older age, myelin insulation breaks down, resulting in a decline in the speed and efficiency of our brain

Study shows that in older age, myelin insulation breaks down, resulting in a decline in the speed and efficiency of our brain

Having a good time can strengthen different centres in the brain and help it grow healthy brain cells

Having a good time can strengthen different centres in the brain and help it grow healthy brain cells

Prosthetic devices operated by brain activity

Prosthetic devices operated by brain activity

Researchers shed new light on the function of huntingtin, the protein whose mutation underlies Huntington’s disease

Researchers shed new light on the function of huntingtin, the protein whose mutation underlies Huntington’s disease

People who have early stage Alzheimer's disease could be more capable of learning than previously thought

People who have early stage Alzheimer's disease could be more capable of learning than previously thought

People who suffer from severe depression have more nerve cells in the part of the brain that controls emotion

People who suffer from severe depression have more nerve cells in the part of the brain that controls emotion

Brain recordings may shed light on disorders of self-perception such as schizophrenia, stroke and phantom limb syndrome

Brain recordings may shed light on disorders of self-perception such as schizophrenia, stroke and phantom limb syndrome

Experimental therapy improves arm function in chronically impaired stroke survivors

Experimental therapy improves arm function in chronically impaired stroke survivors

Primitive part of the brain plays a role in processing visual information unconsciously

Primitive part of the brain plays a role in processing visual information unconsciously

New approach to interpreting brain electroencephalograms could help understanding of epilepsy and autism

New approach to interpreting brain electroencephalograms could help understanding of epilepsy and autism

Artificial vibration has potential to help stroke patients recover their mobility more quickly

Artificial vibration has potential to help stroke patients recover their mobility more quickly

Size and shape of  synapses among neurons in the cerebral cortex determine long term memory capability

Size and shape of synapses among neurons in the cerebral cortex determine long term memory capability

Brain builds early warning detection system by working out the odds on potentially harmful experiences

Brain builds early warning detection system by working out the odds on potentially harmful experiences