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Specific Brain Region Plays Important Role In Reducing Anxiety
2013-03-07 09:13:26

A research team led by the Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) has found the first evidence that selective activation of a key brain region can reduce anxiety without affecting learning.

2012-03-21 14:04:30

Research at the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI) has demonstrated the novel expression of an ion channel in Purkinje cells – specialized neurons in the cerebellum, the area of the brain responsible for movement.

2011-09-07 19:29:44

When it comes to the circuits that make up the olfactory system, it seems that less is more.

2011-03-16 14:20:54

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) such as Prozac are regularly used to treat severe anxiety and depression.

2011-02-14 08:33:17

The brain makes mistakes and then corrects them, according to a new study.

2011-02-09 12:44:45

In the developing brain, countless nerve connections are made which turn out to be inappropriate and as a result must eventually be removed.

2010-08-18 13:41:32

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists identify a novel feedback mechanism that regulates differentiation of adult neural stem cells.

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2009-12-27 17:15:00

Neuroscientists create stimulus-specific sustained activity patterns in brain circuits maintained in vitro.

2009-05-04 07:27:45

Study in Nature Neuroscience uncovers possible basis of memories for different smells.

2009-01-29 08:25:00

"Remember when…?" is how many a wistful trip down memory lane begins. But just how the brain keeps tabs on what happened and when is still a matter of speculation.


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Cerebellum
2013-07-29 09:48:00

The cerebellum is a section of the brain that is most in charge of cognitive functions and motor skills. Formation and Orientation The cerebellum can be found at the bottom of the brain behind the pons and below that cerebral cortex under a layer of dura mater. It is considered as a part of the "hindbrain". The cerebellum is anatomically divided into two separate hemispheres, marked by the 'vermis', a small midline zone between the left and right hemispheres. But three lobes can be...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.