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brain memories
2015-04-24 12:09:39

A new study from Vanderbilt University published in The Journal of Biological Chemistry has uncovered part of the mechanism that leads to two neurons connecting to physically form a memory.

2015-04-21 23:08:03

AXGN Investor Conference Call and Webcast Scheduled for Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 4:30 PM ET Alachua, FL (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 AxoGen, Inc.

2015-04-13 23:02:01

The New Jersey Appellate Division affirmed the $2,300,035 jury verdict taken by Attorney Jeffrey M.

when to kill
2015-04-08 10:55:29

When playing Call of Duty or any other kind of shoot-em-up game, you may (or may not) feel a slight twinge of guilt when killing an “innocent civilian".

2015-03-25 08:27:22

Company Exits Two-Year Stealth with $500K Round, Customers, and Aim to Eliminate Complexity BOSTON, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cortex (

2015-02-27 23:19:48

AXGN Investor Conference Call and Webcast Scheduled for Friday, March 6, 2015 at 8:30am ET Alachua, FL (PRWEB) February 26, 2015

extrovert brain
2015-02-26 14:59:07

If you’ve ever been cornered by an extrovert at a party, they’ll probably fall into one of two categories: "affiliative" chatterers or “agentic" self-starters.

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2015-02-16 12:43:37

When teens say "no one understands them," they may be correct. That's why these researchers are delving deeper into the mysterious brains of teenagers.

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2015-02-14 11:47:50

Researchers found that when gambling, monkeys will choose to know if they won or not over greater rewards. Wait, monkeys can gamble?

good things come
2015-01-16 13:37:20

Those of us with little patience may not have enough serotonin in our brains, as a new study in the journal Current Biology has linked the neurotransmitter to increased ability to wait in lab mice.


Latest Neuroanatomy Reference Libraries

Midbrain
2013-07-25 15:13:23

The midbrain, also known as the mesencephalon is the part of the brain most responsible for vision, motor control, arousal, temperature regulation, alertness and hearing. Formation and Orientation The midbrain is found under the cerebral cortex and above the hindbrain. The mesencephalon is not divided into any other portions of the brain unlike the other two vesicles that stem from the neural tube. There are four separate lobes on the side of the cerebral aqueduct within the...

Brain
2013-03-05 13:54:00

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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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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