In the not so distant past being able to control one’s environment through thoughts alone was once imprisoned within the realm of science fiction. However, the advancement of technology has … Continue Reading Brain-computer-interface can read people’s opinions from brainwaves.
Uncovering the dynamics of facial identity processing in the brain along with its representational basis and interpretation outlines an obvious application for those unable to communicate without the use of … Continue Reading Artificial intelligence uses EEG data to reconstruct images based on what participants perceive.
Obesity increases risk of age-related cognitive decline and is accompanied by peripheral inflammation. Studies in rodent models of obesity have demonstrated that impaired hippocampal function correlates with microglial activation, however, … Continue Reading Study shows obesity causes microglia to start eating neural connections.
Repeated alcohol exposure during adolescence results in long-lasting changes in the region of the brain that controls learning and memory, according to a research team at Duke Medicine that used … Continue Reading Researchers find that repeated alcohol exposure during adolescence results in lasting impairments.
When it comes to protecting cells from death brought on by the calamities of environmental stress, the human body is particularly ingenious. From cellular components that suck up misfolded proteins … Continue Reading Key epigenetic phosphorylation pathway identified that protects cells against death by stress.
The brain’s plasticity and its adaptability to new situations do not function the way researchers previously thought, according to a new study published in the journal Cell. Earlier theories are … Continue Reading Vital new knowledge about the human brain’s plasticity uncovered.