Neuroscience in the News

Your brain is a lot like your DNA.
  • 20 Sep 2019
  • WIRED
Researchers are beginning to understand why certain brain cancers are so hard to stop.
  • 20 Sep 2019
  • NPR
More evidence of the human brain's incredible plasticity has come to the fore through a new study of foot painters — professional painters who paint with their feet.
  • 20 Sep 2019
  • Medical News Today
Cutting carbs has been shown to prevent migraines, perhaps by changing the type of fuel that enters the brain.
  • 19 Aug 2019
  • New Scientist
Seconds before a memory pops up, certain nerve cells jolt into collective action.
  • 19 Aug 2019
  • Science News
Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the United States experience mental illness in a given year.
  • 19 Aug 2019
  • Medical Xpress
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
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
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
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

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