March 21, 2017
The actions of astrocytes and oligodendrocytes vary from region
to region, suggesting that these cells function somewhat differently in each
area. But as we age, a new study suggests such regional differences become less
March 2, 2017
Researchers find effects of exhaust fume
particles in people who live close to busy roadways, even children.
February 15, 2017
brain adapts as it interacts with prosthetics driven by thought, which in turn
may mean prosthetics need to adapt as well.
February 1, 2017
trials of methods of sound discrimination and visual discrimination suggest new
methods to try to help children read.
January 18, 2017
would being good at mental arithmetic make you good at managing your feelings?
January 3, 2017
How much is genetic? How much environment? Is
having a depressive mother a sentence of depression? Scientists tease out hints
and hope for more to help find children at most risk.
December 19, 2016
analysis and eyewitness testimony can be clouded by bias to the point that they
incriminate innocent people, said Thomas Albright during a lecture at the
Society for Neuroscience annual meeting. Neuroscience can offer possible
December 15, 2016
at the annual Society for Neuroscience meeting describe epigenetic influences
on non-human offspring of various kinds of stress, from obesity to anxiety.
December 12, 2016
the recent Society for Neuroscience conference, researchers describe how increased
movement can improve measures of brain volume and white-matter connections, as
well as easing certain symptoms in people with schizophrenia and Parkinson’s.
December 6, 2016
In 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.
December 1, 2016
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
November 29, 2016
stimulation may offer benefits and dangers, research in rodents presented at
the recent Society for Neuroscience annual meeting.
November 21, 2016
study suggests that memory changes in women in mid-life might be influenced by
dropping hormonal levels.
November 16, 2016
A longitudinal study in Denmark shows many young women who
were prescribed hormonal treatments were also prescribed first treatments for
depression soon after.
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November 14, 2016
Each year at its annual meeting, the Society for Neuroscience recognizes outstanding neuroscientists who have strongly added to public education and awareness about the field. The Dana Foundation sponsors these awards. This year’s award was presented to Dr. Norbert Myslinski, professor of Neuroscience at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, and founder of the International Brain Bee.