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Rolling brain wave patterns can provide clue to understanding sleep, anesthesia, and attention

Rolling brain wave patterns can provide clue to understanding sleep, anesthesia, and attention

Beta-amyloid deposits found in young patients with COVID-19

Beta-amyloid deposits found in young patients with COVID-19

Researchers identify key factor responsible for brain development during evolution

Researchers identify key factor responsible for brain development during evolution

Brain refreshing takes place during the dream-active phase of sleep

Brain refreshing takes place during the dream-active phase of sleep

Brain's "feel good" chemical messenger can be willfully manipulated, study shows

Brain's "feel good" chemical messenger can be willfully manipulated, study shows

Blood oxygen levels may explain why memory loss is an early symptom of Alzheimer's disease

Blood oxygen levels may explain why memory loss is an early symptom of Alzheimer's disease

Study focuses on understanding the origin of neuronal diversity

Study focuses on understanding the origin of neuronal diversity

New Alzheimer's model may help test novel treatments

New Alzheimer's model may help test novel treatments

Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prizes for 2021 go to four female and six male researchers

Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prizes for 2021 go to four female and six male researchers

Study reveals a neural basis for how the brain enables odors to elicit memories

Study reveals a neural basis for how the brain enables odors to elicit memories

Study maps SARS-CoV-2 infected brains

Study maps SARS-CoV-2 infected brains

Automated method identifies and tracks harmful tau deposits involved in Alzheimer's disease

Automated method identifies and tracks harmful tau deposits involved in Alzheimer's disease

Size of synapses determines the strength of information transmission

Size of synapses determines the strength of information transmission

Automated method tracks cortical origin and initial spread of TAU proteins in Alzheimer’s disease

Automated method tracks cortical origin and initial spread of TAU proteins in Alzheimer’s disease

Study depicts previously unknown molecular mechanism underlying healthy brain development

Study depicts previously unknown molecular mechanism underlying healthy brain development

Physiological evidence influences sound processing in the brain’s auditory region

Physiological evidence influences sound processing in the brain’s auditory region

Novel neurophysiological phenomenon explains how cortical neurons generate spasms

Novel neurophysiological phenomenon explains how cortical neurons generate spasms

Researchers identify key source of signals encoding past experiences in the brain

Researchers identify key source of signals encoding past experiences in the brain

Study finds new transposon-derived genes related to autism

Study finds new transposon-derived genes related to autism

Happiness neurotransmitter serotonin plays role in evolutionary expansion of the neocortex

Happiness neurotransmitter serotonin plays role in evolutionary expansion of the neocortex