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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

Researchers discover mechanism that regulates neocortical dendrite development

Researchers discover mechanism that regulates neocortical dendrite development

Researchers gain deep insights into the structure of birds’ brains

Researchers gain deep insights into the structure of birds’ brains

Researchers discover mechanisms underlying learning and memory formation in the brain

Researchers discover mechanisms underlying learning and memory formation in the brain

Study offers fundamental insights about sensory thalamic subnetworks

Study offers fundamental insights about sensory thalamic subnetworks

New radiotracer can directly measure synaptic changes following stroke

New radiotracer can directly measure synaptic changes following stroke

New research shows promise for treating neuropsychiatric diseases

New research shows promise for treating neuropsychiatric diseases

Family environment and socioeconomic status affect brain development during adolescence

Family environment and socioeconomic status affect brain development during adolescence

Paternal alcohol consumption before conception could affect child development

Paternal alcohol consumption before conception could affect child development

High-speed microscope records the passage of millisecond electrical pulses through neurons

High-speed microscope records the passage of millisecond electrical pulses through neurons

Cannabinoid 1 receptor expression displays sexually dimorphic pattern in the mouse brain

Cannabinoid 1 receptor expression displays sexually dimorphic pattern in the mouse brain

Innovative method bolsters memory processes in the brain during sleep

Innovative method bolsters memory processes in the brain during sleep

Study unveils new layers of mystery about visual memory, amblyopia

Study unveils new layers of mystery about visual memory, amblyopia

Research identifies neural pathway involved in memory consolidation during sleep

Research identifies neural pathway involved in memory consolidation during sleep

Neural networks predict which images optimally excite particular neurons

Neural networks predict which images optimally excite particular neurons

More brain pathology and hospitalizations associated with faster rate of cognitive decline

More brain pathology and hospitalizations associated with faster rate of cognitive decline

Neuroscientists show how different brain regions interact to create and retrieve memories

Neuroscientists show how different brain regions interact to create and retrieve memories

Researchers identify how neurons in the mouse neocortex form billion synaptic connections

Researchers identify how neurons in the mouse neocortex form billion synaptic connections