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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.
One night without sleep increases chemical dopamine in the human brain

One night without sleep increases chemical dopamine in the human brain

Researchers find link between altered dopamine activity and social anxiety disorder

Researchers find link between altered dopamine activity and social anxiety disorder

Siblings of schizophrenia patients display subtle shape abnormalities in brain

Siblings of schizophrenia patients display subtle shape abnormalities in brain

Brain differences found in adolescents with mental illness

Brain differences found in adolescents with mental illness

Blue light and brain function

Blue light and brain function

Memory tasks require more coordinated brain blood flow for people with high blood pressure

Memory tasks require more coordinated brain blood flow for people with high blood pressure

Research at Rice may help explain aspects of synesthesia

Research at Rice may help explain aspects of synesthesia

Ventrolateral nucleus of the thalamus plays role in sensory perception

Ventrolateral nucleus of the thalamus plays role in sensory perception

European project to look at the wiring of the brain during growth

European project to look at the wiring of the brain during growth

Discovery of gene responsible for binocular vision

Discovery of gene responsible for binocular vision

Alcoholics carry untold liability for brain damage

Alcoholics carry untold liability for brain damage

People with writer's cramp have less grey matter in three areas of the brain

People with writer's cramp have less grey matter in three areas of the brain

Scientists identify two brain networks in Parkinson's

Scientists identify two brain networks in Parkinson's

The brain predicts our perception of the outside world

The brain predicts our perception of the outside world

Hypothyroidism linked to mood swings

Hypothyroidism linked to mood swings

Key source of chronic pain appears to be an old memory trace stuck in the prefrontal cortex

Key source of chronic pain appears to be an old memory trace stuck in the prefrontal cortex

Arthritis pain processed in parts of brain concerned with emotions and fear

Arthritis pain processed in parts of brain concerned with emotions and fear

Role of emotions in how patients feel arthritis pain

Role of emotions in how patients feel arthritis pain

Scientists answer brain mystery

Scientists answer brain mystery

Scientists spot mechanism behind promising new sleep drug

Scientists spot mechanism behind promising new sleep drug