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Neurobiology

The nervous system of the worm
23.11.2020

Depression, schizophrenia, Alzheimer’s disease and other neurological and psychiatric disorders tend to strike one sex more than the other; and...

illustration: wolves looking ahead and to the side
16.11.2020

Uncovering the neural circuits that process "looks" may advance research into anxiety, autism and other impairments in social behavior

A Measure of Smell
11.11.2020

Meeting a 100-year-old challenge could lead the way to digital aromas

Butterflies in the Brain
02.11.2020

Structures that emerge from neural responses may be basic “units” of organization

Creativity Emerges from Spontaneous Neural Activity
22.10.2020

Creative ideas are linked to resting fluctuations that begin as a kind of noise

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19.10.2020

“Prediction errors” in learning occurring near the “time circuits” in our brain alter our sense of time

Repeated Pregnancy Loss May Be Tied to the Olfactory System
29.09.2020

Understanding the connection could lead to a new search for the causes of unexplained spontaneous miscarriage

Context is Crucial
17.09.2020

Comparing whisking motion in free-roaming and immobilized rats reveals key differences

Two-photon microscope image of a direction-selective cell in a mouse retina (the cell and its dendritic tree are in red) and the starburst (green) cells surrounding that mediate the computation of motion direction
18.08.2020

Direction-selection cells in the retina can flip their orientations

One-Sided Memories and Sleep
03.08.2020

A unique sleep experiment to uncover brain activity comes up smelling of roses 

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