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2011-01-12 16:37:00

Research conducted by Iaroslav Savtchouk, a graduate student, and S. June Liu, PhD, Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, has shown that a single exposure to acute stress affected information processing in the cerebellum – the area of the brain responsible for motor control and movement coordination and also involved in learning and memory formation.

2010-12-08 22:03:43

Yale University researchers have found that a single molecule not only connects brain cells but also changes how we learn.

2010-11-29 14:35:08

Scientists from Germany, UK and Italy identify a molecular switch that leads to a sustained increase of calcium in nerve cells and plays a crucial role in the formation of memory and addictive behaviors.

2010-11-05 10:52:54

Novel research from the shores of California has provided insight into mechanisms that trigger recovery after damage to the brain imperative for memory and attention.

2010-11-04 01:30:44

New research provides fascinating insight into mechanisms that underlie recovery after damage to a region of the brain important for memory and attention.

2010-10-07 13:38:32

With the help of tiny, see-through fish, Stanford University School of Medicine researchers are homing in on what happens in the brain while you sleep.

2010-09-09 01:11:10

Addictive drugs are known to induce changes in the brain's reward circuits that may underlie drug craving and relapse after long periods of abstinence.

2010-09-08 11:32:00

WEST ORANGE, N.J., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Kessler Foundation announced that Jordan Grafman, Ph.D., will join Kessler Foundation Research Center as Director of the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Research Laboratory.

2010-08-25 14:54:23

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have discovered a mechanism that plays a critical role in the formation of long-term memory.

2010-08-17 11:28:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Brain Plasticity Inc.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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