Neuroscience in the News

Exercise appears to alter the brain in ways that can reduce some of the characteristics of autism in mice.
  • 07 Jun 2019
  • Medical News Today
Canines absorb our emotions, according to a new study of stress hormones in dog owners and their pets.
  • 07 Jun 2019
  • National Geographic
Fuzzy memories can be frustrating, whether you're at the grocery store trying to recall if you finished the last bit of milk or in court giving eye-witness testimony.
  • 05 Jun 2019
  • LiveScience
In a nighttime experiment called the Dream Catcher, people’s dreams slipped right through the net.
  • 05 Jun 2019
  • Science News
Ask just about any parent whether napping has benefits and you’ll likely hear a resounding “yes,” particularly for the child’s mood, energy levels, and school performance.
  • 03 Jun 2019
  • Neuroscience News
Autistic women show unusually strong connections, and autistic men unusually weak ones, between two specific brain regions, according to a new study.
  • 03 Jun 2019
  • Spectrum
Katie Golden began a symptom diary when she was first diagnosed with chronic migraines eight years ago.
  • 03 Jun 2019
  • WIRED
A study by UCLA psychologists provides strong evidence that a certain region of the brain plays a critical role in memory recall.
  • 31 May 2019
  • Neuroscience News
Ask any movie nerd about Stagecoach, the 1939 western that launched John Wayne's career, and they'll tell you it's one of the most influential films in cinematic history.
  • 30 May 2019
  • WIRED
What if wearing a blood pressure cuff could help prevent stroke?
  • 30 May 2019
  • Neuroscience News
Tiny channels between nerve cells are involved in a newly discovered mechanism of how Parkinson’s disease can spread throughout the brain.
  • 29 May 2019
  • Neuroscience News
Scientists are trying to crack the code of how smell works — and create robots that can sniff out the world's secrets like a dog.
  • 29 May 2019
  • WIRED

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