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Neuroscientists have long wondered how individual connections between brain cells remain diverse and "fit" enough for storing new memories.
The adult brain, long considered to be fixed in its wiring, is in fact remarkably dynamic.
Investigators in the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, Faculty of Medicine, have made a major breakthrough in our understanding of nerve impulse generation within the brain.
A fundamental function of neurons â€“ key brain cells â€“ is the release of hormones and chemicals called neurotransmitters that contain chemical messages.
Our energy-hungry brains operate reliably and efficiently while processing a flood of sensory information, thanks to a sort of neuronal thermostat that regulates activity in the visual cortex, Yale researchers have found.
Scientists have created what appears to be a schizophrenic mouse by reducing the inhibition of brain cells involved in complex reasoning and decisions about appropriate social behavior.
There are increasingly precise molecular insights into ways that stress exposure leads to fear and through which fear extinction resolves these fear states.
Technique targeting light-gated channels to enigmatic neurons proves role in burst swimming.
Imagine that you're working on your back porch, hammering in a nail. Suddenly you slip and hit your thumb instead â€” hard. The pain is incredibly intense, but it only lasts a moment. After a few seconds (and a few unprintable words) you're ready to start hammering again.
Why do some people who take the sleep aid Ambien sleepwalk and engage in other activities they donâ€™t recall in the morning?