Healthy nerve cell communication depends on calcium ions. A new study reveals how the ions get to the right place at the right time.
Subjects given problems to solve as they inhaled did better on tests
A unique neural circuit in the cortex controls how internal states affect our ability to learn from outside experience
How does the brain impose boundaries on free recollection?
Patterns of nerve cell activity act as a "timestamp" in our brain
Subject's brains in an fMRI experiment showed the preferred pattern after three days
Volunteers smoked less after a night of olfactory conditioning
Dr. Yaniv Ziv want to know how our brain keeps memories of individual events in order
Monitoring our own facial expression along with that of others is crucial in a complex social situation
Subjects did not recall learning, but their sniffs showed they had learned the night’s lesson