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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

Researchers uncover how the brain remembers motor sequences

Researchers uncover how the brain remembers motor sequences

Researchers identify previously unknown pathways for sensory learning in the brain

Researchers identify previously unknown pathways for sensory learning in the brain

Researchers discover 'mystical' psychedelic compound in normal brains

Researchers discover 'mystical' psychedelic compound in normal brains

New mathematical algorithm objectively classifies shapes of neurons in the brain

New mathematical algorithm objectively classifies shapes of neurons in the brain

Tactile and proprioceptive stimulation improves effects of perinatal brain injuries in mice

Tactile and proprioceptive stimulation improves effects of perinatal brain injuries in mice

Researchers discover key mechanism in the brain that enables us to rapidly focus attention

Researchers discover key mechanism in the brain that enables us to rapidly focus attention

Thickness of the brain's outer layer influences how neurons process information

Thickness of the brain's outer layer influences how neurons process information

Researchers elucidate new rules of connectivity of neurons in the neocortex

Researchers elucidate new rules of connectivity of neurons in the neocortex

Lateral inhibition avoids overlap between similar memories

Lateral inhibition avoids overlap between similar memories