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Louder neurons drown out their quieter neighbors

Louder neurons drown out their quieter neighbors

Discovery of brain's first known 'safety circuit' gives new perspective on anxiety disorders

Discovery of brain's first known 'safety circuit' gives new perspective on anxiety disorders

Insights could yield new approaches to nerve regeneration

Insights could yield new approaches to nerve regeneration

Cigarette smoking may contribute to the progression of multiple sclerosis

Cigarette smoking may contribute to the progression of multiple sclerosis

Gene that plays a key role in brain wiring

Gene that plays a key role in brain wiring

Brain-injury rehabilitation depends on acetylcholine circuitry

Brain-injury rehabilitation depends on acetylcholine circuitry

Researchers insert engineered human stem cells into the spinal cords of ALS-afflicted rats

Researchers insert engineered human stem cells into the spinal cords of ALS-afflicted rats

Alternate view for pathology of Alzheimer's disease

Alternate view for pathology of Alzheimer's disease

Link between insomnia and obesity

Link between insomnia and obesity

Unconventional wiring of the brain circuits that govern sleep and waking might explain the prevalence of insomnia

Unconventional wiring of the brain circuits that govern sleep and waking might explain the prevalence of insomnia

Research suggests a central role for NMDA receptors in learning and memory

Research suggests a central role for NMDA receptors in learning and memory

Researchers shed light on the brain cell damage caused by Alzheimer's disease

Researchers shed light on the brain cell damage caused by Alzheimer's disease

Why different tissues in the human body vary in their susceptibility to "amyloid" diseases

Why different tissues in the human body vary in their susceptibility to "amyloid" diseases

Study may lead to a better understanding of how antidepressants like Prozac work

Study may lead to a better understanding of how antidepressants like Prozac work

Startling evidence that people can unconsciously learn complex motor behaviors by watching

Startling evidence that people can unconsciously learn complex motor behaviors by watching

SSRI antidepressants "hijack" dopamine signaling as well launching serotonin signals

SSRI antidepressants "hijack" dopamine signaling as well launching serotonin signals

Sensory deprivation reduces new cell size in the olfactory system

Sensory deprivation reduces new cell size in the olfactory system

Yeast discovery provides new insights into familial dysautonomia

Yeast discovery provides new insights into familial dysautonomia

Research offers promise for people with learning disabilities

Research offers promise for people with learning disabilities

Step toward a potential treatment for Huntington's disease

Step toward a potential treatment for Huntington's disease