Neuroscience

Lim Knowland UC San Diego

Brain circuits that express depression successfully altered

Neuroscientists alleviate or reverse social withdrawal and helplessness behavior in a new study.

UCSF traumatic brain injury

Drug reverses memory failure caused by traumatic brain injury

Brain-injured mice perform as well as normal mice on memory tests after treatment.

UCLA organization brain

Why do some people prefer order, and others thrive in uncertainty?

A new study suggests changes in two brain regions could be responsible for attitudes related to risk.

UC Berkeley dressmaker

Dressmakers found to have needle-sharp 3-D vision

The stereoscopic vision of seamstresses is superior to that of surgeons, researchers find.

UCLA TMS depression therapy

UCLA doctors use magnetic stimulation to ‘rewire’ the brain for people with depression

FDA-approved therapy appears to be effective for some whose condition isn’t improved with medication.

UC Merced man reading

How reading makes us move

A new study shows how our muscles react as we process written language, an advance in the field of embodied cognition.

UC Berkeley puberty brain

Science shows for the first time how puberty makes learning harder

Parents who think a switch is flipped: read this.

UC San Diego autism trial

Century-old drug could provide new approach to autism

A single dose produced groundbreaking improvements in language and social behavior, giving hope to families.

escaping jet lag UCLA

How to beat jet lag (according to science)

Setting off? Don't forget to pack this advice.

UC Riverside fear study

New study shows how the brain encodes fear

Research could eventually help sufferers of post-traumatic stress disorder.

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