Thursday, June 1, 2023

Brain activity

Adolescent mental health disorders are linked to brain connections ‘pruning’

Mental health problems might arise during adolescence.

Astrocyte cells are critical for learning skilled movements, study

When astrocyte function is disrupted, neurons in the brain’s motor cortex struggle to execute the motion.

Study reveals how the brain makes sense of changing environmental cues

How the brain's 'internal compass' works?

Scientists have successfully recorded brain activity from freely moving octopuses

Scientists have figured out how to capture brain activity in octopuses.

Neuronal activity is affected by temperature changes in the brain

Researchers have discovered that stimulation devices can change the temperature within the brain.

The disrupted flow of brain fluid may underlie neurodevelopmental disorders

New imaging technique reveals circulation patterns in the developing brain.

The brain might be trained to filter out background sound

Study of hearing in old and young mice suggests the brain might be trained to filter out background sound.

Brain-powered wheelchair shows real-world promise

This is a sign of future commercial viability for mind-powered wheelchairs.

Our need for sleep may actually be regulated by brain cortex

A new target for sleep investigations.

Infants pay attention with their frontal cortex of the brain

Looking behind the mirror,” for the neural origins of attention.

Investigating brain activity during sleep with the help of MRI scans

MRI helps unravel the mysteries of sleep.

The science of guessing

Scientists discover what happens in our brains when guessing.

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