Category Archives: Neuroscience

Hippocampus May Hold Clues For Anxiety and Depression

Researchers reveal specific parts of the hippocampus may play a key role in emotional regulation.

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Does Physical Activity Influence the Health of Future Offspring?

Researchers report both physical and mental exercise can affect the learning ability of future offspring, at least in mice.

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Researchers Build Smallest Volume, Most Efficient Wireless Nerve Stimulator

Researchers have developed the smallest volume, most efficient wireless nerve stimulator to date. The device may be used to monitor and treat diseases in real time, researchers report.

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Children’s Gestures, and What They Mean

A new study explores how children’s use of gestures is connected to communication and language acquisition.

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Can Laughter Make Our Lives Better?

Researchers report humor can be good in certain situation, but its effectiveness depends on your end goals.

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20 to 30 Percent of Us Hear Something When Viewing Silent Videos, Do You?

For over 20 percent of people, visual motion can affect auditory perceptions. A new study reveals over one fifth of people who watched a silent video experienced the illusion of sound.

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‘Tic-Tac-Toe’ Themed MRI Easy Win For Neurological Disease Research

Researchers have secured NIH funding for the development of a new neuroimaging system.

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Evidence Mounts for Increased Alzheimer’s and Suicide Risks in Polluted Cities

A new study adds to growing evidence that early exposure to pollution can increase both suicide risks in younger people and Alzheimer’s disease as people age.

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Developing Robots That Can Learn Like Humans

Researchers are conducting a series of experiments to explore whether robots can acquire knowledge in a manner similar to human learning.

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How AI is Helping to Predict and Prevent Suicides

Researchers investigate how artificial intelligence technologies could help to identify those at risk of suicide and deliver assistance to prevent a person from taking their life.

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