Latest Neuroplasticity Stories
Like a gardener who stakes some plants and weeds out others, the brain is constantly building networks of synapses, while pruning out redundant or unneeded synapses.
The cerebellum is far more intensively involved in helping us navigate than previously thought.
Researchers working with adult mice have discovered that learning and memory were profoundly affected when they altered the amounts of a certain protein in specific parts of the mammals' brains.
Mind-machine interface could lead to life-changing technologies for millions of people College Park, MD (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 â€œBrain capâ€ technology being developed at the University of Maryland allows users to turn their thoughts into motion.
Dr. Ed Ruthazer is a mapmaker but, his landscape is the developing brain - specifically the neuronal circuitry, which is the network of connections between nerve cells.
A study examining the brain of a person with object agnosia, a defect in the inability to recognize objects, is providing a unique window into the sophisticated brain mechanisms critical for object recognition.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brain Plasticity Inc.
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