by Kayt Sukel
the US, many states have legalized pot use without waiting for the science. At
the recent Society for Neuroscience annual meeting, researchers scrambling to
catch up described possible mechanisms and potential uses for compounds found
in the plant.by Moheb Costandi
by Kayt Sukel
First data from massive online way-finding game highlights differences across sex and geography. Someday, an app such as this might help identify people sliding into dementia.
“Over” stimulation may offer benefits and dangers, research in rodents presented at the recent Society for Neuroscience annual meeting. by Kayt Sukel
New study suggests that memory changes in women in mid-life might be influenced by dropping hormonal levels.by Guy McKhann, MD
by Brenda Patoine
fMRI may outperform a polygraph machine, but that doesn't mean it's 100 percent accurate. Our monthly column, by Guy McKhann, MD, in Brain in the News.
Two decades of cumulative genetic
discoveries have shed light on the heritability of Parkinson’s disease and
uncovered novel pathways that could provide an explanation for the progressive
neuronal degeneration associated with the disease. One of our series of Briefing Papers.by Moheb Costandi
The development of new ‘radiotracers’ that
bind to different proteins has opened a window into synaptic pruning,
neurogenesis in the living human brain.