Latest Basal ganglia Stories
A brain imaging study shows that patients with chronic fatigue syndrome may have reduced responses, compared with healthy controls, in a region of the brain connected with fatigue.
When you learn how to play the piano, first you have to learn notes, scales and chords and only then will you be able to play a piece of music.
What woman has not wanted to gobble up a baby placed in her arms, even if the baby is not hers?
Pressing the button of the lift at your work place, or apartment building is an automatic action – a habit.
The power of the brain lies in its trillions of intercellular connections, called synapses that together form complex neural "networks."
Do people get caught in the cycle of overeating and drug addiction because their brain reward centers are over-active causing them to experience greater cravings for food or drugs?
A new study by scientists at King's College London and the University of Arizona (UA) published in Science reveals the deep similarities in how the brain regulates behaviour in arthropods (such as flies and crabs) and vertebrates (such as fish, mice and humans).
A new imaging technique developed at MIT offers the first glimpse of the degeneration of two brain structures affected by Parkinson's disease.
- A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).