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Why the brain struggles to get off the sofa

Why the brain struggles to get off the sofa?

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), almost 30% of adults and 80% of teenagers today do not meet the minimum levels of daily physical activity...
A 3D rendering of the serotonin system in the left hemisphere of the mouse brain reveals two groups of serotonin neurons in the dorsal raphe that project to either cortical regions (blue) or subcortical regions (green) while rarely crossing into the other’s domain

A new map of the brain’s serotonin system

Earlier before six years, using neuroanatomical methods that they invented, scientists found that the brain's serotonin system in brain promotes pleasure. Now, after six years,...
Artist's concept of a brain in isolation. Credit: Maayan Harel

How social isolation transforms the brain

Chronic social isolation is often associated with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder in humans. Caltech scientists conducted a study on this topic- chronic social isolation...
Brain, Energy, Thought, Anatomy

A novel approach for deep brain stimulation

Optogenetics is a generally received research procedure in the field of neuroscience that makes utilization of visible light to actuate or restrain neurons in...
MIT neuroscientists have found evidence that the brain’s ability to control what it’s thinking about relies on low-frequency brain waves known as beta rhythms.

New study reveals how brain waves control working memory

MIT neuroscientists discovered evidence that the brain’s ability to control what it is thinking about, relies on low-frequency brain waves known as beta rhythms. This...
New gene therapy developed with UNSW researchers targets brain disorders

Researchers Developed New Gene Therapy Targets Brain Disorders

A group of researchers led by UNSW Sydney has developed a new gene therapy that may reverse the devastating symptoms of brain disorders such...
Brain Flexibility Changes the Way we Remember and Learn

Brain Flexibility Changes the Way we Remember and Learn

The human brain consists of region cells that are responsible for sensory cues to actions and behaviors. They even are responsible for cataloging the...
Fathers' Brains Respond Differently to Toddler Daughters Than Sons

Fathers’ Brains Respond Differently to Toddler Daughters Than Sons

Father with toddler daughters are more attentive to daughter's needs than fathers with toddler sons. A new study suggests that Fathers sang more often for their...
Experts Reveal The Dangers of Elon Musk's Radical Neuralink Brain Interface

Experts Reveal The Dangers of Elon Musk’s Radical Neuralink Brain Interface

Tesla and SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk want to establish brain-machine interface through his new startup called neural lace technology. But according to scientists, it is...

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