Latest Limbic system Stories
Researchers at the Stanford University have shown that oxytocin, the so-called “love hormone,” is involved in a wider range of social interactions than previously understood, findings that may have implications for neurological disorders such as autism.
Statewide anti-hunger and food security organizations, health and senior wellness advocates, convene with goal of improving access to and awareness of nutrition services, resources for older adults.
In research that could change the way we protect ourselves from mosquitoes, scientists have discovered the disease-carrying insects are able to smell major human host odorants better during the nighttime hours.
A new study indicates the reason why so many continue to use Facebook may be in part because clicking “like” triggers similar responses as those generated by sex and food in the brain’s pleasure center.
The deficiency of a protein called RbAp48 in the hippocampus has been identified by a team of Columbia University researchers as a significant contributor to age-related memory loss. The team also found this type of memory loss is reversible.
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...