Brain area revealed to manage learning

Jan 11, 2021 by

A paper published in the journal Science explains a critical role for a brain area called the perirhinal cortex in managing a critical learning process. The research was a collaboration between University of Ottawa and Humbolt University of Berlin...

read more

Framework to study brain connectivity in living organisms

Dec 22, 2020 by

A paper published in Nature Scientific Reports indicates lays out a large medical analytics framework that can be used in neuroscience and neurology to study brain connectivity in living organisms....

read more

Stress in pregnancy may influence baby’s brain development

Dec 10, 2020 by

A team from the University of Edinburgh found that infants’ brains may be shaped by levels of stress their mother experiences during pregnancy....

read more

AI helps scientists understand brain activity behind thoughts...

Dec 8, 2020 by

Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have developed artificial intelligence models that help them better understand the brain computations that underlie thoughts....

read more

Prenatal depression can alter child’s brain connectivity

Sep 8, 2020 by

Research published in JNeurosci indicates that prenatal depression can alter the baby’s brain connectivity and later, affect behavior....

read more

Regular exercise enhances cognition in children

Aug 10, 2020 by

The results from three experiments showed that the benefits of regular exercise on cognition were greater in kids who have poor cognitive skills. This was especially true with executive function....

read more

New Genetic Mutations Linked to ASD

Jul 24, 2020 by

Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have identified mutations in a gene called CNOT1, which is interacts with several autism genes. The mutations affect memory, learning and brain development....

read more