Latest Limbic system Stories
That fruit fly joining you just moments after you poured that first glass of cabernet, has just used its poppy-seed-sized brain to conduct a finely-choreographed search, one that’s been described for the first time by researchers at the University of Washington.
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UC Riverside research opens door for investigations into taste receptors of mosquitoes and other deadly insects
That tightening you feel in your chest when you’re anxious, or that warm sensation that washes over your entire body when you feel loved – those sensations aren’t just in your head, according to new research which maps the physiological changes that accompany different emotions.
By combining high-resolution fMRI scans in Alzheimer’s disease patients with mouse models of the neurodegenerative condition, researchers have gained new insights into how, where and why the disease starts and spreads.
Randy Skinner, FEED 3 Exec Director, asks for help in providing food for children in Dallas who are dealing with hunger during the holidays.
Neuroscientists have found that fear reactions can occur in the olfactory system before the brain has had an opportunity to interpret and associate a particular odor with trouble.
According to Gertrude Stein, "A rose is a rose is a rose," but new research indicates that might not be the case when it comes to the rose's scent.
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...
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