by Moheb Costandi
by Carl Sherman
After crossing the placenta, the virus appears to kill the radial glia, the ‘founder’ stem cells that generate all cell types in the cortex.
Researchers share progress on the effects of altering synaptic connections in the brain at a symposium at the New York Academy of Sciences.by Carl Sherman
By sharing information and combining data on psychiatric disorders, “we’re starting to nail down some real findings—reliable genetic associations that are meaningful, consistent, and measurable,” says one researcher.by Guy McKhann, MD
by Kayt Sukel
What is the pathology of the Zika virus and how can it be combatted? Our monthly column from Brain in the News.
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.