Brain and nervous system damaged by low-level exposure to organophosphate pesticides

Brain and nervous system damaged by low-level exposure to organophosphate pesticides

Brain and nervous system damaged by low-level exposure to organophosphate pesticides. Scientists have found that low-level exposure to organophosphates (OPs) produces lasting decrements in neurological […]

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Family’s economic situation influences brain function in children

Family’s economic situation influences brain function in children

Family’s economic situation influences brain function in children. Children of low socioeconomic status work harder to filter out irrelevant environmental information than those from a […]

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Clues to autism emerge from brain imaging

Clues to autism emerge from brain imaging

Clues to autism emerge from brain imaging. Young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) had significant variation in cortical volume, thickness, and surface area compared […]

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Researchers find evidence that brain compensates after traumatic brain injury

Researchers find evidence that brain compensates after traumatic brain injury

Researchers find evidence that brain compensates after traumatic brain injury. Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Medical Center have […]

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Electrical impulses in the brain encode protocols for behaviors

Electrical impulses in the brain encode protocols for behaviors

Electrical impulses in the brain encode protocols for behaviors. Neuroscientists have long been perplexed by how our brains encode thoughts, including memory loss and awareness, […]

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A better brain implant: Slim electrode cozies up to single neurons

A better brain implant: Slim electrode cozies up to single neurons

A better brain implant: Slim electrode cozies up to single neurons. The main problem that neurons have with electrodes is that they make terrible neighbors. […]

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Leap forward in brain-controlled computer cursors: new algorithm greatly improves speed and accuracy

Leap forward in brain-controlled computer cursors: new algorithm greatly improves speed and accuracy

Leap forward in brain-controlled computer cursors: new algorithm greatly improves speed and accuracy. Stanford researchers have designed the fastest, most accurate algorithm yet for brain-implantable […]

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Optogenetics illuminates pathways of motivation through brain

Optogenetics illuminates pathways of motivation through brain

Optogenetics illuminates pathways of motivation through brain. Whether you are an apple tree or an antelope, survival depends on using your energy efficiently. In a […]

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Study tracks brain gene response to territorial aggression

Study tracks brain gene response to territorial aggression

Study tracks brain gene response to territorial aggression The male, threespined stickleback defends its nest against invaders. Researchers tracked changes in gene activity in its […]

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Can teen brain development help explain juvenile crime?

Can teen brain development help explain juvenile crime?

Can teen brain development help explain juvenile crime? Pr. Steinberg from Temple University explains: “Our brains don’t develop until much later in life and the […]

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