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Neural stem cells proliferate in the subventricular zone and hippocampal dentate gyrus of adult mammals.
A research team led by scientists from the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center at the University of California, San Francisco has identified circuitry in the brain that drives compulsive drinking in rats, and likely plays a similar role in humans.
A neural pathway unique to humans allows us to learn new words and languages, European scientists reported on Monday.
A new study involving brain impaired mice has the potential to improve therapy for people suffering from schizophrenia and major depressive disorder.
Several human and animal studies have shown a relationship between a preference for highly sweet tastes and alcohol use disorders.
A key brain structure that regulates emotions works differently in preschoolers with depression compared with their healthy peers.
Anyone who's ever heard a Beethoven sonata or a Beatles song knows how powerfully sound can affect our emotions.
The power of the brain lies in its trillions of intercellular connections, called synapses that together form complex neural "networks."
A recent CIO article contains some interesting information the author gleaned from public sector leaders while researching his new book: emotional intelligence (EI) was the almost universal answer
Various areas of the brain process our sensory experiences.
The midbrain, also known as the mesencephalon is the part of the brain most responsible for vision, motor control, arousal, temperature regulation, alertness and hearing. Formation and Orientation The midbrain is found under the cerebral cortex and above the hindbrain. The mesencephalon is not divided into any other portions of the brain unlike the other two vesicles that stem from the neural tube. There are four separate lobes on the side of the cerebral aqueduct within the...
Formation and Orientation The development of the brain is broken down into stages. The basic evolution begins in the third week of the embryonic process where the neural plate is formed. By week four, the neural plate has developed into the neural tube. The anterior part of the tube, the telencephalon, grows rapidly as it prepares to later give way to the brain. As time goes on, cells begin to classify themselves as either neurons or glial cells, thus determining their functions. Glial...
- In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.