Neuroscience

Interneurons Guide Neural Transitions During Brain Development

Health
Sarah Carter

Summary: Researchers identified a crucial role of specific interneurons in brain development. The research identified two types of interneurons, SST+ and PV+, ...

Proteasomes May Be Key to Sensory Signals

Health
Sarah Carter

Summary: Researchers discovered a novel role of the proteasome, traditionally known as the cell’s waste processor, in nerve cells. Their findings reveal ...

How Brain Networks Sustain Attention

Health
Sarah Carter

Summary: A new study investigates the brain’s mechanisms behind deep focus. The research employs fMRI to explore low-frequency fluctuations in brain networks ...

Pea-Sized Human Brain Stimulator Invented

Health
Sarah Carter

Summary: Researchers developed a groundbreaking pea-sized brain stimulator, the Digitally Programmable Over-brain Therapeutic (DOT), capable of wireless operation through magnetoelectric power transfer. ...

Key Brain Systems Implicated in Psychosis

Health
Sarah Carter

Summary: Researchers provide new insights into the brain mechanisms behind psychosis. The research identified malfunctions in two critical brain systems—the “filter” and ...

Why Sad Songs Feel Good: Music’s Emotional Paradox

Science
Dr. Thomas Hughes

Summary: A new study explores why listening to sad music can be pleasurable. The research involved 50 music students who found that ...

Unlocking Brain Health Through the Science of Nutrition

Health
Sarah Carter

A new publication from the Gerontological Society of America details how proper nutrition, particularly the MIND diet, can enhance brain function and ...

Lucid Episodes in Dementia Explored

Health
Sarah Carter

Summary: A new study explores lucid episodes in individuals with advanced dementia, revealing that these episodes are not confined to imminent death ...

Paints and Pesticides Linked to ALS Risk

Health
Sarah Carter

Summary: A new study reveals a possible link between storing chemicals in home garages and an increased risk of developing amyotrophic lateral ...

Spinal Cord Learns and Remembers Movements Autonomously

Health
Sarah Carter

Summary: The spinal cord possesses its own learning and memory capabilities, challenging the long-held view of it as merely a message relay ...