Latest Neural coding Stories

2011-02-24 00:00:47

Highlights include: New hope for Parkinson’s patients in finding new and better treatment plans, MRI used to measure resting state brain activity oscillations, the specific brain imaging technique used in this study should be a good, noninvasive approach for monitoring disease progression and evaluating new treatments. Ann Arbor, MI (Vocus/PRWEB) February 23, 2011 A non-invasive brain imaging technique gives new hope to patients with Parkinson's disease in finding new and better...

2011-01-24 15:46:20

The dynamics behind signal transmission in the brain are extremely chaotic.

2011-01-17 12:19:31

When danger looms, locusts on the ground leap and fly away.

2009-10-19 16:42:45

Populations of neurons code time with extreme precision in the primate brain.

2009-10-14 13:22:18

A study published in Science and reviewed by F1000 Biology members Venkatesh Murthy and Jakob Sorensen reveals that our brains have the amazing ability to be energy efficient.

2008-03-08 12:30:00

A group of researchers has developed a novel way to view the world through the eyes of a common fly and partially decode the insect’s reactions to changes in the world around it. The research fundamentally alters earlier beliefs about how neural networks function.

2005-09-09 18:10:00

By examining how sounds are registered during the process of learning, UC Irvine neurobiologists have discovered a neural coding mechanism that the brain relies upon to register the intensity of memories based on the importance of the experience.

2005-08-26 19:44:59

Inhibitory systems are essential for controlling the pattern of activity in the cortex, which has important implications for the mechanisms of cortical operation, according to a Yale School of Medicine study in Neuron.

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