Latest Neuroplasticity Stories
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.
New research using animal models is enabling a deeper understanding of the neurobiology of compulsive drug addiction in humans â€” knowledge that may lead to more effective treatment options to weaken the powerful cravings that cause people to relapse.
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For an animal that has a brain about the size of two grains of sand, a lot of plasticity seems to be packed into the head of the tropical paper wasp Polybia aequatorialis.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Michael Merzenich, PhD - renowned neuroscientist, university professor, cochlear implant inventor, brain plasticity expert and tech entrepreneur - was formally inducted in the Institute of Medicine (IOM) today in Washington, D.C.
Chaos brews in the brains of newborns: the nerve cells are still bound only loosely to each other.
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