Latest Neuroplasticity Stories
New research finds that an increase in brain magnesium improves learning and memory in young and old rats.
Draw a map of the brain when fear and anxiety are involved, and the amygdalaâ€”the brain's almond-shaped center for panic and fight-or-flight responsesâ€”looms large.
The early stages of Alzheimer's disease are thought to occur at the synapse, since synapse loss is associated with memory dysfunction.
Cells release nourishing growth factor in key area.
BERKELEY, Calif., Dec.
You wouldn't want a car with no brakes. It turns out that the developing brain needs them, too.
UCSF scientists studying nerve cells in fruit flies have uncovered a new function for a gene whose human equivalent may play a critical role in schizophrenia.
MU occupational therapy professor says recovery from brain injuries can last a lifetime.
Regularly playing a musical instrument changes the anatomy and function of the brain and may be used in therapy to improve cognitive skills.
A research collaboration led by biologists and neuroscientists at the University of Pennsylvania has found a molecular pathway in the brain that is the cause of cognitive impairment due to sleep deprivation.
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