Neuroscience in the News

There are times when it's unavoidable - a dissertation is due, a family member is in the emergency room, it's make-or-break for your company - but you should be aware of just how damaging pulling an all nighter can be for your body.
  • 16 Aug 2019
  • Science Alert
Alzheimer's disease might be attacking the brain cells responsible for keeping people awake, resulting in daytime napping, according to a new study.
  • 16 Aug 2019
  • LiveScience
Boosting a single molecule in the brain can change "dispositional anxiety," the tendency to perceive many situations as threatening, in nonhuman primates, researchers have found.
  • 14 Aug 2019
  • Medical Xpress
New research reveals how increasing brain stiffness as we age causes brain stem cell dysfunction, and demonstrates new ways to reverse older stem cells to a younger, healthier state.
  • 14 Aug 2019
  • Medical Xpress
Negative feedback helps some people make better health choices, but we need a different approach to motivate others.
  • 14 Aug 2019
  • Scientific American
The world is constantly bombarding our senses with information, but the ways in which our brain extracts meaning from this information remains elusive.
  • 13 Aug 2019
  • Medical Xpress
Alzheimer's disease annihilates a network of brain cells which keep us awake, according to scientists who investigated why some people feel sleepy during the day years before they are diagnosed with the condition.
  • 12 Aug 2019
  • Newsweek
What if you didn't need surgery to implant a pacemaker on a faulty heart?
  • 12 Aug 2019
  • Medical Xpress
Collisions in practices and games may be causing changes in white matter in the brain stem.
  • 12 Aug 2019
  • Science News
Bad news: any astronaut en route to Mars will be exposed to brain-melting levels of cosmic radiation.
  • 07 Aug 2019
  • Futurism
An audacious project aims to figure out how humans are different from other creatures.
  • 07 Aug 2019
  • Science News
Brain cells, or neurons, constantly tinker with their circuit connections, a crucial feature that allows the brain to store and process information.
  • 07 Aug 2019
  • Medical Xpress

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