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Patients awaiting epilepsy surgery agreed to keep a running log of their mood while researchers used tiny wires to monitor electrical activity in their brains. The combination revealed a circuit for sadness.

Researchers uncover a circuit for sadness in the human brain

Human brain networks that encode variation in the mood on naturalistic timescales remain largely unexplored. In a new study, scientists combined multi-site, semi-chronic, intracranial...
Neuroscientists Construct First Whole Brain Map

Neuroscientists Construct First Whole Brain Map

Acquiring data from almost 300 neurosurgical patients who have implanted electrodes directly on the brain, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have constructed the first...