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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.
Higher-order thalamus enhances and temporarily stores sensory signals

Higher-order thalamus enhances and temporarily stores sensory signals

Ultrafast near-infrared lasers deliver gene therapy to treat macular degeneration

Ultrafast near-infrared lasers deliver gene therapy to treat macular degeneration

Study explores how contextual information shapes our visual perception

Study explores how contextual information shapes our visual perception

Bern study sheds light on the brain mechanism of arousal

Bern study sheds light on the brain mechanism of arousal

Central thalamus tunes the brain to different states of activity and arousal

Central thalamus tunes the brain to different states of activity and arousal

Brain regions cause PTSD patients to generalize non-threatening events

Brain regions cause PTSD patients to generalize non-threatening events

Specific deep-brain circuit's firing frequency can alter forebrain activity, alertness levels

Specific deep-brain circuit's firing frequency can alter forebrain activity, alertness levels

Researchers identify brain processes in mice that shape different sensory perceptions

Researchers identify brain processes in mice that shape different sensory perceptions

Study shows mindfulness meditation reduces pain more effectively than placebo

Study shows mindfulness meditation reduces pain more effectively than placebo

Scientists map out the brain circuitry critical for filtering out distractions

Scientists map out the brain circuitry critical for filtering out distractions

Scientists reveal link between depression and paraventricular thalamus

Scientists reveal link between depression and paraventricular thalamus

MIT neuroscientists discover brain circuit that controls sleep

MIT neuroscientists discover brain circuit that controls sleep

Researchers find potential targets to improve sleep in patients with fibromyalgia

Researchers find potential targets to improve sleep in patients with fibromyalgia

MGH papers reveal the way anesthetics affect brains of older patients and children

MGH papers reveal the way anesthetics affect brains of older patients and children

Georgia State University-led study identifies structural brain abnormalities in schizophrenia patients

Georgia State University-led study identifies structural brain abnormalities in schizophrenia patients

MIT researchers reveal key brainwave changes among patients receiving nitrous oxide

MIT researchers reveal key brainwave changes among patients receiving nitrous oxide

Duke Medicine scientists produce 3-D map of human brain stem using MRI technology

Duke Medicine scientists produce 3-D map of human brain stem using MRI technology

Malfunction of brain architecture can prompt neuron to make 'early-career' switch

Malfunction of brain architecture can prompt neuron to make 'early-career' switch

Brandeis University researchers discover brain abnormality responsible for schizophrenic symptoms

Brandeis University researchers discover brain abnormality responsible for schizophrenic symptoms

UO researchers uncover how the brain encodes and translates sounds

UO researchers uncover how the brain encodes and translates sounds