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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.
Largest-ever study to examine anatomical alterations in the brains of epilepsy patients

Largest-ever study to examine anatomical alterations in the brains of epilepsy patients

Study reveals negative effect of hemodialysis on the brain of elderly patients

Study reveals negative effect of hemodialysis on the brain of elderly patients

Study supports benefits of meditation in control of attention and emotions

Study supports benefits of meditation in control of attention and emotions

Study shows link between epilepsy and structural differences in grey matter

Study shows link between epilepsy and structural differences in grey matter

Epilepsy associated with volume and thickness differences in brain matter

Epilepsy associated with volume and thickness differences in brain matter

MSU scientists seek to identify brain mechanisms related to psychosis

MSU scientists seek to identify brain mechanisms related to psychosis

Study identifies mechanism that could explain early link between sound input and cognitive function

Study identifies mechanism that could explain early link between sound input and cognitive function

UMD study provides important insights into early sensory development

UMD study provides important insights into early sensory development

Four genes associated with OCD identified

Four genes associated with OCD identified

Tulane researchers explore Shox2 protein’s potential link to epilepsy, autism and schizophrenia

Tulane researchers explore Shox2 protein’s potential link to epilepsy, autism and schizophrenia

NTU Singapore, KAIST scientists discover new mechanism that causes Parkinsonian symptoms

NTU Singapore, KAIST scientists discover new mechanism that causes Parkinsonian symptoms

Researchers identify new mechanism that causes hallmark symptoms of Parkinson's disease

Researchers identify new mechanism that causes hallmark symptoms of Parkinson's disease

Nerve stimulation therapy revives a 35-year-old man in vegetative state – sparks hope

Nerve stimulation therapy revives a 35-year-old man in vegetative state – sparks hope

Tulane researchers move closer to improving treatment for chronic depression

Tulane researchers move closer to improving treatment for chronic depression

MR-guided focused ultrasound continues to gain momentum in treating essential tremor patients

MR-guided focused ultrasound continues to gain momentum in treating essential tremor patients

MRI techniques can help spot, track cognitive impairment in professional fighters

MRI techniques can help spot, track cognitive impairment in professional fighters

Study finds markers of long-term brain injury in the blood of boxers and fighters

Study finds markers of long-term brain injury in the blood of boxers and fighters

IBS scientists control memory by modulating synchronized brain waves during deep sleep

IBS scientists control memory by modulating synchronized brain waves during deep sleep

Scientists show how brain circuits govern hunger and cravings

Scientists show how brain circuits govern hunger and cravings

Study provides greater understanding of psychology behind fear

Study provides greater understanding of psychology behind fear