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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.
Children in poverty have smaller volumes of certain subcortical brain regions, study finds

Children in poverty have smaller volumes of certain subcortical brain regions, study finds

New understanding of the brain’s relay station could change medical treatment for brain disorders

New understanding of the brain’s relay station could change medical treatment for brain disorders

New technique identifies specific neural pathways involved in executive functions of the brain

New technique identifies specific neural pathways involved in executive functions of the brain

Study uncovers common neural mechanism for cognitive impairment in autism and schizophrenia

Study uncovers common neural mechanism for cognitive impairment in autism and schizophrenia

Study shows that neurons establish functional connections only with one retina

Study shows that neurons establish functional connections only with one retina

Alarming COVID study indicates long-term loss of gray matter and other brain tissue

Alarming COVID study indicates long-term loss of gray matter and other brain tissue

REAER is a promising therapy for improving the lives of people with multiple sclerosis

REAER is a promising therapy for improving the lives of people with multiple sclerosis

Study highlights the importance of sensory connections in fear learning

Study highlights the importance of sensory connections in fear learning

Researchers reveal how the brain may adapt to processing complex information

Researchers reveal how the brain may adapt to processing complex information

Research provides deep and detailed look at how common anesthetic causes unconsciousness

Research provides deep and detailed look at how common anesthetic causes unconsciousness

Study provides mechanistic insight into effects of regular coffee drinking on the brain’s network

Study provides mechanistic insight into effects of regular coffee drinking on the brain’s network

Study identifies how SARS-CoV-2 enters and infects the brain

Study identifies how SARS-CoV-2 enters and infects the brain

Study provides detailed insight into neural mechanisms underlying placebo effects

Study provides detailed insight into neural mechanisms underlying placebo effects

Sounds appear to change the brain’s wiring patterns that process sound earlier than assumed

Sounds appear to change the brain’s wiring patterns that process sound earlier than assumed

Study: Oligodendrocytes play key role in the distribution of energy-rich molecules

Study: Oligodendrocytes play key role in the distribution of energy-rich molecules

Researchers measure brain volume differences in HIV-infected individuals

Researchers measure brain volume differences in HIV-infected individuals

Anesthesia and sleep have surprisingly similar effects on brain activity, finds study

Anesthesia and sleep have surprisingly similar effects on brain activity, finds study

Changes in consciousness linked to the same brain network for sleep and anesthesia

Changes in consciousness linked to the same brain network for sleep and anesthesia

New AI tool may soon offer the right treatment for stroke survivors

New AI tool may soon offer the right treatment for stroke survivors

Researchers identify key source of signals encoding past experiences in the brain

Researchers identify key source of signals encoding past experiences in the brain