Saturday, July 2, 2022

Brain

Prenatal brain scans could reveal autism-associated brain differences in the womb

The study is the first to analyze prenatal MRI scans of children later diagnosed with autism.

A mechanism for long term memory storage found

The study provide insights into the mechanistic basis of cognitive deficits in dementia.

Study unravels neuronal mechanisms that control food cravings during pregnancy

Persistent cravings have consequences for the offspring.

Study explains how ‘Junk DNA’ could treat PTSD and phobia

It could be the key to extinguishing fear-related memories.

Scientists identified novel brain fear mechanisms

The study offers a potential new drug target for treating anxiety and psychological disorders.

Locating immature cells in the central nervous system

New findings by show activities of specialized brain cells differ based on their location.

Scientists discovered novel brain fear mechanisms

The study offers a target for anxiety-reducing drugs.

How does our brain separate, store, and retrieve memories?

NIH-funded study identifies brain cells that form boundaries between discrete events.

One alcoholic drink a day is associated with a reduction in brain size

Heavier drinking was linked with an even greater toll.

Communication defect between brain areas is linked to the psychotic disorders

Communication defect in psychotic disorders.

Finding reveals mechanism linking chronic pain to food

The study may reveal new physiological mechanisms linking chronic pain to a change in someone’s eating behavior.

Study reveals how neurons differentiate between motor and sensory signals

Study shows how 'polyglot' neurons encode and decode sensorimotor 'chatter'.

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