Weekly Neuroscience Update


A new mathematical model helps neurosurgeons map the impact of surgery on the brain.

Researchers have discovered a potential treatment that may help delay motor neuron loss in ALS.

A new paper offers an overview as to how neurons ‘communicate’ with one another.

The brain’s biological clock stimulates thirst in the hours before sleep, according to a study published in the journal Nature.

Researchers from the University of Amsterdam report the brain is more robust than previously thought.

Habitual short sleepers might be more efficient sleepers, but also more tired than they realize, a new study reports.

Data from the world’s largest brain and body scanning study has been released.

Researchers have identified gene expression signatures common to sensory processing that facilitates the brain’s interpretation of sensory input.

A new study reports continued heavy drinking in older people is associated with poor global cognitive and motor functions.

There’s growing evidence that a physical injury to the brain can make people susceptible to post-traumatic stress disorder.

Researchers report an ancient area of the midbrain in all vertebrates can independently control and reorientate the eyes.

Finally this week, meditation can help people to take their negative emotions, a new study reports.





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