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The Thalamus is an area of the brain that helps process information from the senses and transmit it to other parts of the brain.
Brain circuit regulates individual responses to temptation cues, rat study finds

Brain circuit regulates individual responses to temptation cues, rat study finds

Scientists find a link between brain’s emotion circuit and movement

Scientists find a link between brain’s emotion circuit and movement

Unraveling the secret itch pathway

Unraveling the secret itch pathway

Virginia Tech graduate student wins NIH award to map unexplored area of the brain

Virginia Tech graduate student wins NIH award to map unexplored area of the brain

Researchers identify previously unknown pathways for sensory learning in the brain

Researchers identify previously unknown pathways for sensory learning in the brain

Novel imaging molecule reveals brain changes linked to progressive MS

Novel imaging molecule reveals brain changes linked to progressive MS

Music helps to develop the neural networks of premature infants

Music helps to develop the neural networks of premature infants

GW researchers lay groundwork for improving diagnostic utility of neonatal EEGs

GW researchers lay groundwork for improving diagnostic utility of neonatal EEGs

Compound derived from broccoli sprouts may restore brain chemistry imbalance related to schizophrenia

Compound derived from broccoli sprouts may restore brain chemistry imbalance related to schizophrenia

The sense of touch is defined and fully functional before birth

The sense of touch is defined and fully functional before birth

Scientists discover trigger region for absence epileptic seizures

Scientists discover trigger region for absence epileptic seizures

Obesity linked to a reduction in gray matter

Obesity linked to a reduction in gray matter

Researchers map auditory sensory system of the mouse brain

Researchers map auditory sensory system of the mouse 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

Non-invasive technique to accurately study activity in deepest part of the brain

Non-invasive technique to accurately study activity in deepest part of the brain

New study shows that people with dyslexia have structural dysfunction in subcortical region

New study shows that people with dyslexia have structural dysfunction in subcortical region

Vilcek Foundation prizes awarded to immigrants for their work on human biology and disease

Vilcek Foundation prizes awarded to immigrants for their work on human biology and disease

Study delves deeper into developmental dyslexia

Study delves deeper into developmental dyslexia

Study identifies possible new strategies to treat silent seizures in children

Study identifies possible new strategies to treat silent seizures in children

Neuroimaging study explores how socioeconomic status shapes developing brains

Neuroimaging study explores how socioeconomic status shapes developing brains