by Dirk Hanson
rising too early or too late can lead to health troubles.by Kayt Sukel
People who react strongly to placebos also react strongly to antidepressants, and vice versa, according to new research. Splitting clinical trials by reactor/nonreactor might help researchers better test a potential drug’s effectiveness.by Moheb Costandi
by Guy McKhann, MD
After crossing the placenta, the virus appears to kill the radial glia, the ‘founder’ stem cells that generate all cell types in the cortex.
by Carl Sherman
There is a great value in carefully developed longitudinal studies. Our monthly column from Brain in the News.
Researchers share progress on the effects of altering synaptic connections in the brain at a symposium at the New York Academy of Sciences.by Kayt Sukel
It’s difficult to know what motivates people, but R. Alison
Adcock’s lab is using imaging to study how states like desire and curiosity can
facilitate “motivated memory.” Her work could have implications in the
education field, but also in other learning contexts like psychotherapy and
behavior change. One of our series of Neuroscientist Q&As.