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Getting Drugs Past the Blood-Brain Barrier

Study finds consuming nuts strengthens beneficial brainwave frequencies

Prions Found in Skin of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Patients

Vitamin D Deficiency and Cognitive Functioning in Psychotic Disorders

Optogenetic Therapies Move Closer to Clinical Use

Lighting Up Monkey Brains

72.12 / KK16 – A novel role of BDNF in the regulation of REM sleep

Researchers Find Immune Cells Help Rebuild Damaged Nerves

The Gut Microbiome and the Brain

First study shows tie between probiotic and improved symptoms of depression

Parkinson’s disease involves degeneration of the olfactory system

Adderall and its dark history with Schizophrenia has been linked to both suicide and abuse

Parkinson’s disease involves degeneration of the olfactory system

Neuro-immune crosstalk in allergic asthma

Beeswax found to reduce stress and improve sleep thanks to this remarkable molecule

Mercury and autism: New research provides yet more damning evidence that mercury exposure leads to ASD

Folic acid may mitigate autism risk from pesticides

The Steep Cost of Sleep Deprivation

Ringing in ears keeps brain more at attention, less at rest, study finds

New kinds of brain cells revealed

Marijuana associated with three-fold risk of death from hypertension

New Study: Turmeric Compound Activates Regeneration of Brain Stem Cells

Vitamin C: Stress Buster

Evidence-Based Research on the Role of Zinc and Magnesium Deficiencies in Depression

Top 5 powerful natural pain reliever alternatives

Researchers warn even moderate alcohol consumption can cause brain damage

Brain “relay” also key to holding thoughts in the mind

NIH scientists try to crack the brain’s memory codes

Exposure to Specific Toxins and Nutrients During Late Pregnancy and Early Life Correlated With Autism Risk

First study shows tie between probiotic and improved symptoms of depression

Does Consuming Low-Fat Dairy Increase the Risk of Parkinson’s Disease? [Full-Fat Dairy Did Not]

Metabolic Enzyme Fuels Molecular Machinery of Memory

First study shows tie between probiotic and improved symptoms of depression

Even learning to read in your thirties profoundly transforms brain networks

Look at Eva, 4 months old and standing

Wiring of the ‘little brain’ linked to multiple forms of mental illness

Study: News Stories Often Link Violence With Mental Health Illness, Even Though People With Mental Health Illness Are Rarely Violent

Super-sized memory is trainable and long lasting

Brain is 10 times more active than previously measured, UCLA researchers find

Marijuana use associated with increased risk of stroke, heart failure

A Hot Cup of Attention Tempered with Chocolate, Please

New MRI Method Aids Long-term Concussion Prognosis

A brain wide chemical signal that enhances memory

Some specialized neurons are for processing faces

Hypoxia due to CHD linked to abnormal neurogenesis and impaired cortical growth

Delaying marijuana smoking to age 17 cuts risks to teens’ brains, new study suggests

New pathway for fear discovered deep within brain

Shedding new light on the formation of emotional fear memories

The rhythm that makes memories permanent

Brain caught ‘filing’ memories during rest

Alpha waves close your mind for distraction, but not continuously, research suggests

Consolidating consciousness: Memory permanence may be mediated by neural rehearsal following learning.

Study demonstrates role of gut bacteria in neurodegenerative diseases

Real-time in vivo optogenetic neuromodulation and multielectrode electrophysiologic recording with NeuroRighter

Missed Connections

Transcriptomics of Environmental Enrichment Reveals a Role for Retinoic Acid Signaling in Addiction

Our brains have a basic algorithm that enables our intelligence, scientists say

Practice testing protects memory against stress

Common Probiotics Can Reduce Stress Levels, Lessen Anxiety

Individual Differences in Dynamic Functional Brain Connectivity across the Human Lifespan

Supplementary motor area as key structure for domain-general sequence processing: A unified account.

Smoking electronic cigarettes kills large number of mouth cells

Ducklings Maintain Two Separate Memory Banks of Visual Information

Categorizing Brain Cells

Neurons in the human eye are organized for error correction

The key to a better mood for young men is a nut

Structural network efficiency is associated with cognitive impairment in small-vessel disease

Researchers identify group of brain structural networks linked to loss of cognitive function

One hormone to rule them all

UT Austin Psychology Researchers Map Neurological Process of Learning, Deciding

Study: Lack of brain shrinkage may help predict who develops dementia with Lewy bodies

Study: Lack of brain shrinkage may help predict who develops dementia with Lewy bodies

Broca and Wernicke Are Dead – It’s Time to Rewrite the Neurobiology of Language

Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease: Llama antibodies detect cerebral lesions

Brain scientists at TU Dresden examine brain networks during short-term task learning

This Is What Happens To Your Brain On No Sleep

Treatments may help people with aging eyes see up close without reading glasses

On the Mark: Translating Biomarker Technology to Clinical Neurotoxicity

Early Marijuana Use Associated with Abnormal Brain Function, Study Reveals

Study Shows Teen Girls On The Pill At Least 80 Percent More Likely To Be Prescribed Antidepressants

Math study shows our brains are far more adaptable than we know

Research on stress hormone effects on the brain reveals unexpected findings

Spatial navigation is easier at that time of the month:  Concordia researchers find the menstrual cycle affects memory 

The Birth of Optogenetics

The History of Optogenetics Revised

One more reason to swear off tobacco: The inflammatory trap induced by nicotine

Protective effect of genetically modified cord blood on spinal cord injury in rats

Six teams seek to identify biological factors that influence neural regeneration

New concussion tool approved in time for fall sports

Study Links Autism Severity to Ultrasound Exposure During First Trimester of Pregnancy

Infants prefer toys typed to their gender, says study

Sleeping brain’s complex activity mimicked by simple model

Scientific Evidence Reveals That the Brain Perceives Taste with All Senses

EEG recordings prove learning foreign languages can sharpen our minds

Living with dementia: life story work proves successful

How do antidepressants trigger fear and anxiety?

Support Cells in the Brain Offer a New Strategy to Boost Memory

Caffeine and its analogues counteract memory deficits by normalizing stress responses in the brain

Alzheimer’s: nicotinic receptors as a new therapeutic target

Addiction cravings may get their start deep in the right side of the brain

Cannabinoids remove plaque-forming Alzheimer’s proteins from brain cells

How Long Will Caffeine Buzz Last? Genes May Tell

Breakthrough in understanding of brain development: Immune cell involvement revealed

Elevating brain protein allays symptoms of Alzheimer’s and improves memory

Scripps Florida scientists shed new light on the role of calcium in learning and memory

Nerve cells with a sense of rhythm

UCLA scientists use ultrasound to jump-start a man’s brain after coma

THC makes rats lazy, less willing to try cognitively demanding tasks: UBC study

Revolutionary method to map the brain at single-neuron resolution is successfully demonstrated

Babies’ spatial reasoning predicts later math skills

Marijuana’s long-term effects on the brain demonstrated

Curbing the life-long effects of traumatic brain injury

Taking On Traumatic Brain Injury From All Angles

Neurogenesis: An Overview

Study shows marijuana’s long-term effects on the brain

Seasonal allergies could change your brain

Activating dopamine neurons could turn off binge-like eating behavior

Study finds brain connections key to reading

Scientific serendipity yields new neuron type in mouse retina

National Geographic Video: Beautiful 3-D Brain Scans Show Every Synapse

Salk Institute Video:  How Synapses Work

University of Maryland School of Medicine Researchers Shed Light on How Neurons Exchange Neurotransmitters

Video: The trans-synaptic nanocolumn

Wellcome Collection Video: Dissecting Brains

Study identifies brain areas altered during hypnotic trances

Addiction Silences Synapses in Reward Circuits

The Neural Rejuvenation Hypothesis of Cocaine Addiction

Lower weight in late life may increase risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers identify part of the brain that compensates for hearing loss in older adults

Brain Training Reduces Dementia Risk Across 10 Years

Brains of overweight people ‘ten years older’ than lean counterparts at middle-age

The Brain That Couldn’t Remember: The untold story of the fight over the legacy of “H.M.”

Medical holocaust: Psych drugs have killed more than 5 million people over the last 10 years

A minute of secondhand marijuana smoke may damage blood vessels

Every mass shooting over last 20 years has one thing in common… and it’s not guns

Common brain changes found in children with autism, ADHD and OCD

Breastfeeding associated with better brain development and neurocognitive outcomes

Scientists Keep a Molecule from Moving Inside Nerve Cells to Prevent Cell Death

Study suggests ‘use it or lose it’ to defend against memory loss

Researchers image brain cells’ reactions to concussive trauma

Study shows exercise won’t cause you to forget things

Exercise Boosts Telomere Transcription

Low physical capacity second only to smoking as highest death risk

PET Scan to Visualize Synaptic Density in the Living Brain

Vaping’s toxic vapors come mainly from e-liquid solvents

Team Of Researchers Dig Up New Compound In An Unlikely Spot: Our Noses

Neurons Break Their Own DNA to Enable Memory Formation

Violence Caused by Antidepressants: An Update after Munich

Missing link found between brain, immune system — with profound disease implications

Changes in brain structure during teenage years provide clues to onset of mental health problems

Key findings on how Americans view new technologies that could ‘enhance’ human abilities

From vision to hand action

FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA updates warnings for oral and injectable fluoroquinolone antibiotics due to disabling side effects

“Knockout” Head Injuries Linked to Parkinson’s, but Not Alzheimer’s

New theory explains how beta waves arise in the brain

Genetic Factors Responsible for Creating Anatomical Patterns in the Cortex

Human brain mapped in unprecedented detail

Neurons Compete to Form Memories

Nearly 100 previously unidentified brain areas revealed by examination of the cerebral cortex

Western-style diet linked to state-dependent memory inhibition

Ability to turn off genes in brain crucial for learning, memory

Early preschool bedtimes cut risk of obesity later on

Identifying Brain Regions Automatically

Next Generation: Nanotube Scaffolds Reconnect Spinal Neurons

Scientists restore key parts of vision in blind mice for first time

Athletes may have white matter brain changes 6 months after a concussion

New clues about the ageing memory functions of the brain

Messaging by flow in the brain

Male mitochondrial DNA found to self-destruct after arrival in embryo

Marijuana use dampens brain’s response to reward over time

Prenatal exposure to paracetamol may increase autism spectrum and hyperactivity symptoms in children

Extra-coding RNAs regulate DNA methylation in the adult brain

Parkinson’s disease biomarker found in patient urine samples

Astrocyte Hypertrophy Contributes to Aberrant Neurogenesis after Traumatic Brain Injury

Neurons Born in Injured Adult Brains: Aberrant but Functional

Flipping a protein switch to illuminate brain functions

Human brain houses diverse populations of neurons, new research shows

Scientists detect gray matter changes in brains of teenagers with type 2 diabetes

Need to remember something? Exercise 4 hours later!

A single species of gut bacteria can reverse autism-related social behavior in mice

Most antidepressant drugs ineffective for children and teens, according to study

Exposure to Blue Wavelength Lights Improves Reaction Times

Bifocals in the Brain

The Primate Brain is Pre-Adapted to Face Potentially Any Situation

Many With Migraine Could Have Vitamin Deficiencies

Noncoding RNAs Not So Noncoding

How the brain merges the senses

Morphine may make pain last longer

Fructose alters hundreds of brain genes, which can lead to a wide range of diseases

SLEEP LOSS DETRIMENTAL TO BLOOD VESSELS

Israeli Doctors Harness Cord Blood to Fight Cerebral Palsy

Researchers discover moving, electrically ‘silent’ source initiates brain waves

Researchers pinpoint part of the brain that recognizes facial expressions

Complex ideas can enter consciousness automatically automatically

Need to remember something? Better draw it, study finds

Increase Daily Movement to Avoid Age-Related Brain Shrinkage

Fish brains help explain human sensory perception

Early-life exercise alters gut microbes, promotes healthy brain and metabolism

How Does Type of Toy Affect Quantity, Quality of Language in Infant Playtime?

Pitt team finds circadian rhythm of genes in brain changes with aging

Absence of serotonin alters development and function of brain circuits

Scientists manipulate consciousness in rats

How the brain wakes you up

Blue-eyed humans have a single, common ancestor

Plant compound found in spices and herbs increases brain connections

New concussion treatment could change how head injuries are treated

Pesticide found in milk decades ago may be associated with signs of Parkinson’s

Research Shows Nutrition Improves Mental Health Better Than Prescription Medication

The surprisingly dramatic role of nutrition in mental health

Eating sweets forms memories that may control eating habits, study finds

Dartmouth scientists unravel brain circuits involved in cravings

Blood-Brain Barrier Opened Non-Invasively With Focused Ultrasound for the First Time

Watching a memory form

Eye Drops Could Clear Up Cataracts Using Newly Identified Chemical

Brain’s Hippocampus is Essential Structure for All Aspects of Recognition Memory, Penn Medicine Researchers Find

Righting a Wrong? Right Side of Brain Can Compensate for Post-Stroke Loss of Speech

Children’s self-esteem already established by age 5, new study finds

Research confirms fat is sixth taste; names it oleogustus

Sussex study reveals brain mechanism for creating durable memories

Working memory: Underlying processes are more complex than we thought

New insight into how neurons regulate their activity

Neuroscientists identify brain region that holds objects in memory until they are spotted

Testing of oculomotor nerve function may aid in concussion diagnosis

Brain Gain

Study reveals how brain multitasks

Researchers Develop Techniques to Bypass Blood-Brain Barrier, Deliver Drugs to Brain and Nervous System

New Jersey scientists show brain connectivity changes with working memory after TBI

A “fuzzy” method for fMRI recordings

Different memory resolutions map onto different brain locations

Missing link found between brain, immune system — with profound disease implications

Damaged nerve cells communicate with stem cells

How the brain recognizes objects

Brain consolidates memory with three-step brainwave

‘Delayed remembering’: kids can remember tomorrow what they forgot today 

A barrier against brain stem cell aging  http://www.mediadesk.uzh.ch/articles/2015/eine-barriere-gegen-das-altern-von-stammzellen-des-gehirns_en.html

Additional Time Spent Outdoors by Children Results in Decreased Rate of Developing Nearsightedness  http://media.jamanetwork.com/news-item/additional-time-spent-outdoors-by-children-results-in-decreased-rate-of-developing-nearsightedness/

Kessler TBI-MEM study provides Class 1 evidence for cognitive training efficacy in TBI  https://kesslerfoundation.org/pressrelease/Kessler_TBI-MEM_study_provides_Class_1_evidence_for_cognitive_training_efficacy_in_TBI

Surprised? Cholinergic neurons send brain-wide broadcasts enabling us to learn from the unexpected  http://www.cshl.edu/news-and-features/surprised-cholinergic-neurons-send-brain-wide-broadcasts-enabling-us-to-learn-from-the-unexpected.html

Scientists show how exposure to brief trauma and sudden sounds form lasting memories  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-08-scientists-exposure-trauma-sudden-memories.html

ADHD risk rises for each week a preemie is born early  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-08-adhd-week-preemie-born-early.html

Study links physical activity to greater mental flexibility in older adults  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-08-links-physical-greater-mental-flexibility.html

Missing link found between brain, immune system — with profound disease implications  http://newsroom.uvahealth.com/about/news-room/missing-link-found-between-brain-immune-system-with-profound-disease-implications

Promising class of new cancer drugs might cause memory loss in mice  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/08/150824140952.htm

The Lancet: Working long hours linked to higher risk of stroke  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-08/tl-tlw081815.php

Coffee Consumption Habits Impact the Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment  http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=155031&CultureCode=en

Astrocytes found to play a key role in regulating neural networks  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-08-astrocytes-key-role-neural-networks.html

Common medications could delay brain injury recovery  https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/common-medications-could-delay-brain-injury-recovery

Receptor that helps protect brain cells has important role in support cells for the retina  https://greport.gru.edu/archives/17835

Kidney impairment decreases blood flow to the brain, boosting risk of brain disorders  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-08/ason-kid073115.php

New Study Reveals for the First Time: How Emotions Influence Learning and Memory Processes in the Brain  http://www.newswise.com/articles/new-study-at-the-university-of-haifa-reveals-for-the-first-time-how-emotions-influence-learning-and-memory-processes-in-the-brain

Early evidence suggests hybrid cochlear implants may benefit millions with common form of hearing loss  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-07/nlmc-ees072815.php

Link between intestinal bacteria, depression found  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/07/150728110734.htm

Coffee consumption habits impact the risk of mild cognitive impairment  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-07-coffee-consumption-habits-impact-mild.html

Research grasps how the brain plans gripping motion  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-07-grasps-brain-motion.html

Practice doesn’t always make perfect (depending on your brain)  https://www.mcgill.ca/neuro/channels/news/practice-doesnt-always-make-perfect-depending-your-brain-254260

Sleep makes our memories more accessible, study shows  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/07/150726200036.htm

Research provides strong link between delirium and inflammation in older patients  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-07/bidm-rps072215.php

Neural efficiency hypothesis confirmed  https://www.ethz.ch/en/news-and-events/eth-news/news/2015/07/neural-efficiency-hypothesis-confirmed.html

‘Conjunction junction’ for brain’s navigation function  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-07/uoc–j070915.php

Making more myelin: Liver X receptors key to cerebellar myelination and remyelination  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-07-myelin-liver-receptors-key-cerebellar.html

A new atlas of the brain opens up alternative means for studying brain disorders  http://www.ehu.eus/en/en-content/-/asset_publisher/l57S/content/n_atlas_cerebro?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ehu.eus%2Fen%2Fen-home%3Fp_p_id%3D101_INSTANCE_eFh7%26p_p_lifecycle%3D0%26p_p_state%3Dnormal%26p_p_mode%3Dview%26p_p_col_id%3Dcolumn-2%26p_p_col_pos%

Human color vision provides nanoscale accuracy in thin-film thickness characterization  https://www.osapublishing.org/optica/abstract.cfm?uri=optica-2-7-627

The role of the microbiota in preventing allergies  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-07-role-microbiota-allergies.html

Is Defeat Sweeter Than Victory? Cornell Researchers Reveal the Science Behind Emotional Eating  http://www.newswise.com/articles/is-defeat-sweeter-than-victory-cornell-researchers-reveal-the-science-behind-emotional-eating

Some SSRI antidepressants may be associated with increased birth defect risk  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-07/b-ssa070615.php

Secondhand Smoke Increases Stroke Risk by 30 Percent for Nonsmokers  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/07/150709092748.htm

Prion protein protects against epilepsy :Neuroprotective role of PrPC confirmed with unprecedented accuracy http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-07/isoa-ppp070615.php

Findings identify receptors modulating macrophage responses to spinal cord injury  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-07/uok-fir071015.php

Study Highlights ‘Important Safety Issue’ with Widely Used MRI Contrast Agents http://www.wolterskluwerhealth.com/News/Pages/Study-Highlights-%27Important-Safety-Issue%27-with-Widely-Used-MRI-Contrast-Agents.aspx

Solving the next step in the mystery of prions  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-06/uoa-stn062515.php

Brain scan can predict who responds best to certain treatment for OCD  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/06/150625161512.htm

Surgical anesthesia in young children linked to effects on IQ, brain structure  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-06/cchm-sai060315.php

Study suggests region of prefrontal cortex impacted by ketamine  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-06-region-prefrontal-cortex-impacted-ketamine.html

Study links brain inflammation triggered by chronic pain to anxiety and depression http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-06-links-brain-inflammation-triggered-chronic.html
It’s in your blood: Links found between blood type and risk of cognitive decline
http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/news/nr/blood-type-cognitive-disease-1.469296

Researchers find speedometer in the brain  http://www.dzne.de/en/about-us/public-relations/meldungen/2015/pressemitteilung-nr-7.html

Strokes steal 8 years’ worth of brain function, new study suggests  http://www.uofmhealth.org/news/archive/201506/strokes-steal-8-years-worth-brain-function-new-study

High Levels of Moral Reasoning Correspond with Increased Gray Matter in Brain  http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/news/News_Releases/2015/06/rao/

Despite Abnormalities after Concussion, Sleep Continues to Aid Memory and Recall  http://www.uofmhealth.org/news/archive/201506/strokes-steal-8-years-worth-brain-function-new-study

Missing link found between brain, immune system — with major disease implications  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-06/uovh-mlf052915.php

Neuroscientists reveals autism’s ‘noisy’ secret: 3-D simulator reveals inner workings of the autistic brain  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/05/150526124854.htm

Infant brains develop years faster than we thought http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-06/e-ibd060115.php

Babies can think before they can speak  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-05/nu-bct052615.php

Grass plants can transport infectious prions  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/05/150515155636.htm

Motherhood permanently alters the brain and its response to hormone therapy later in life  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-05/cafn-mpa052115.php

Special fats proven essential for brain growth  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-05/dgms-sfp052215.php

Can you see what I hear? Blind human echolocators use visual areas of the brain  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-05/cafn-cys052115.php

Omega-3 fatty acids enhance cognitive flexibility in at-risk older adults  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-05-omega-fatty-acids-cognitive-flexibility.html

Researchers show that mental ‘map’ and ‘compass’ are two separate systems  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-05-mental-compass.html

Why Big Pharma is not addressing the failure of antidepressants  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-05-big-pharma-failure-antidepressants.html

Study on neurogenesis in the olfactory bulb  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/05/150521144040.htm

Anxiety is not overcome in the brain’s fear center  https://fedgeno.com/apps/global-paradigm-shift/links/anxiety-is-not-overcome-in-the-brains-fear-center-3187252

All the President’s Neuroscientists  http://www.esquire.com/news-politics/news/a19762/obama-brain-control-map/#ixzz2QIs6fP8c

Using new ‘chemogenetic’ technique, scientists turn neurons ‘on’ and ‘off’  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-04-chemogenetic-technique-scientists-neurons.html

Light — not pain-killing drugs — used to activate brain’s opioid receptors  https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Light-not-pain-killing-drugs-used-to-activate-brains-opioid-receptors.aspx

Neurons constantly rewrite their DNA http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-04-neurons-constantly-rewrite-dna.html

Research unlocks critical early nutrient supply for embryos  http://www.manchester.ac.uk/discover/news/article/?id=14402

Using new ‘chemogenetic’ technique, scientists turn neurons ‘on’ and  ‘off’  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-04-chemogenetic-technique-scientists-neurons.html

New insight into how brain makes memories  http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2015/04/new-insight-into-how-brain-makes-memories/#

Gut Microbes Influence Circadian Clock  http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/42715/title/Gut-Microbes-Influence-Circadian-Clock/

Want Kids To Pay Attention In Class? Give Them Standing Desks  http://today.tamu.edu/2015/04/24/want-kids-to-pay-attention-in-class-give-them-standing-desks/

Study Sheds New Light on Brain’s Source of Power http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/news/story/index.cfm?id=4307

Drugs Stimulate Body’s Own Stem Cells to Replace the Brain Cells Lost in Multiple Sclerosis http://www.newswise.com/articles/drugs-stimulate-body-s-own-stem-cells-to-replace-the-brain-cells-lost-in-multiple-sclerosis

Kids with ADHD Must Squirm to Learn, UCF Study Says  http://today.ucf.edu/kids-with-adhd-must-squirm-to-learn/

Synthetic pot sends hundreds to ERs in past month  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-04-synthetic-pot-hundreds-ers-month.html

Study links brain anatomy, academic achievement, and family income  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-04/miot-slb041715.php

New potential cause for Alzheimer’s: Arginine deprivation http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-04-potential-alzheimer-arginine-deprivation.html

Seeing is not remembering: Study examines ‘attribute amnesia’  http://www.psypost.org/2015/01/seeing-not-remembering-study-examines-attribute-amnesia-31024

Montréal scientists get 1 step closer to finding how to repair damaged nerve cells  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-03/idrc-msg033115.php

Mayo Clinic Study of Thousands of Brains Reveals Tau as Driver of Alzheimer’s Disease  http://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/discussion/mayo-clinic-study-of-thousands-of-brains-reveals-tau-as-driver-of-alzheimers-disease/

Rats, reasoning, and rehabilitation: Neuroscientists uncovering how we reason http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-03-rats-neuroscientists-uncovering.html

When attention is a deficit: How the brain switches strategies to find better solutions  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-03-attention-deficit-brain-strategies-solutions.html

How body’s good fat tissue communicates with brain  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150327101035.htm

Sea slug provides new way of analyzing brain data  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-03-sea-slug-brain.html

Nerve cells borrow a trick from their synapses to dispose of garbage  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-03-nerve-cells-synapses-dispose-garbage.html

Are our schools damaging children’s eyes?  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-03/sp-aos032415.php

After learning new words, brain sees them as pictures  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150324183623.htm

Study of thousands of brains reveals tau as driver of Alzheimer’s disease  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-03-thousands-brains-reveals-tau-driver.html

Vitamin D vital for gene expression in developing brains  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-03-vitamin-d-vital-gene-brains.html

More schools, more challenging assignments add up to higher IQ scores  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-03/ps-msm032415.php

High-definition scans suggest effects of smoking may be seen in unborn babies  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-03-high-definition-scans-effects-unborn-babies.html

Training your brain to pay attention  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-03-brain-attention.html

Troops Who Don’t Pass the Smell Test Likely Have Traumatic Brain Injury  http://www.newswise.com/articles/troops-who-don-t-pass-the-smell-test-likely-have-traumatic-brain-injury

Neuropsychology: Power naps produce a significant improvement in memory performance  http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=150931&CultureCode=en

New images of the brain show the forgetful side effect of frequent recall  http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/news/latest/2015/03/the-forgetful-side-effect-of-frequent-recall-160315.aspx

Study Examines Memory and Effects on the Aging Brain  http://media.jamanetwork.com/news-item/study-examines-memory-and-effects-on-the-aging-brain/

Mayo Clinic Finds Direct Evidence of Gadolinium Deposition in Brain Tissues Following Contrast-Enhanced MRI Exams  http://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/discussion/mayo-clinic-finds-direct-evidence-of-gadolinium-deposition-in-brain-tissues-following-contrast-enhan/

Scientists make surprising finding in stroke research  http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=150718&CultureCode=en

Alzheimer’s: new ultrasound technique ‘restores memory’ in mice  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/290801.php

Magnets and Nanoparticles for Deep Brain Stimulation (ripe for abuse)  http://neurosciencenews.com/dbs-nanoparticles-magnets-technology-1853/

Listening to classical music modulates genes that are responsible for brain functions  http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=150688&CultureCode=en

Ultrasound Technology Can Be Used to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease (safely?) http://neurosciencenews.com/ultrasound-memory-loss-alzheimers-1853/

Link Between Iodine and IQ (study unethical?) http://www.newsmax.com/Health/DavidBrownsteinMD/pregnancy-IQ-iodine/2015/03/11/id/629613/

Teen cannabis users have poor long-term memory in adulthood  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-03-teen-cannabis-users-poor-long-term.html

Regeneration in a hostile environment  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-03/d-gc-ria031215.php

Learning like machines  http://www.fmi.ch/news/releases/articles/caroni.150309.html

Engineer builds device to show how blood flows when we think  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-03-device-blood.html

Brain development controlled by epigenetic factor  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-03/mu-bdc031015.php

Bioelectricity plays key role in brain development and repair  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-03-bioelectricity-key-role-brain.html

One in six college students misuse ADHD stimulant drugs  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-03/uosc-ois031015.php

Researchers devise a way to alter feelings attached to memories in mice while they sleep  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-03-memories-mice.html

Neurons critical for learning divided into two subpopulations with different functions  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-03-neurons-critical-subpopulations-functions.html

Multitasking hunger neurons also control compulsive behaviors  http://news.yale.edu/2015/03/06/multitasking-hunger-neurons-also-control-compulsive-behaviors

Scientist helps develop new tools to probe mysteries of the brain  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-03-scientist-tools-probe-mysteries-brain.html

Research Suggests Brain’s Melatonin May Trigger Sleep http://www.caltech.edu/news/research-suggests-brains-melatonin-may-trigger-sleep-45860

High-normal thyroid hormone level in pregnancy may affect fetal brain development  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-03/tes-hth030515.php

Neuroscientists find that different parts of the brain work best at different ages  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-03-neuroscientists-brain-ages.html

High-normal thyroid hormone level in pregnancy may affect fetal brain development

Exposure to endocrine disruptors during pregnancy affects the brain two generations later  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-03-exposure-endocrine-disruptors-pregnancy-affects.html

Human brains age less than previously thought  http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/news/health/2015/150305-pr-human-brains-age-less-than-thought.aspx

Just a half hour of lost sleep linked weight gain  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-03-hour-lost-linked-weight-gain.html

Exercise may boost size of some brain regions  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-03-boost-size-brain-regions.html

Antibodies to brain proteins may trigger psychosis  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-03/e-atb030515.php

New study links BPA exposure to autism spectrum disorder  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-03-links-bpa-exposure-autism-spectrum.html

Time to “just say no” to behavior-calming drugs for Alzheimer patients? Experts say yes  http://www.uofmhealth.org/news/archive/201503/time-%E2%80%9Cjust-say-no%E2%80%9D-behavior-calming-drugs-alzheimer-patients

Results challenge conventional wisdom about where the brain begins processing visual information  http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2015/03/results-challenge-conventional-wisdom-about-where-the-brain-begins-processing-visual-information/

Sleep-Walking Neurons: Brain’s GPS Never Stops Working—Even During Sleep  http://www.nyulangone.org/press-releases/sleep-walking-neurons-brain-s-gps-never-stops-working-even-during-sleep

Mind-readers: scientists crack a piece of the neural code for learning and memory  http://www.cshl.edu/1300-mind-readers-scientists-crack-a-piece-of-the-neural-code-for-learning-and-memory.html

Cerebral Blood Flow as a Possible Marker for Concussion Outcomes  http://media.jamanetwork.com/news-item/cerebral-blood-flow-as-a-possible-marker-for-concussion-outcomes/

Low sugar uptake in brain appears to exacerbate Alzheimer’s disease  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-03/uosc-lsu022715.php

Rowan University Study Links BPA Exposure to Autism Spectrum Disorder  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150302150723.htm

Left or right? The brain knows before you move  http://www.hhmi.org/news/left-or-right-brain-knows-you-move

Mystery of the reverse-wired eyeball solved  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/aps-mot022715.php

Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D may control brain serotonin http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/chr-ofa022515.php

Intermediary Neuron Acts as Synaptic Cloaking Device, Says Carnegie Mellon Study http://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2015/february/synaptic-cloaking-device.html

MGH study identifies neurons that help predict what another individual will do  http://www.massgeneral.org/about/pressrelease.aspx?id=1791

The numbers are in: As many as two in three smokers will die from their habit, Australian study concludes  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/02/150224083704.htm

Exercise reduces stress: UGA scientists discover why  http://news.uga.edu/releases/article/galanin-stress-reducing-benefit/

How brain waves guide memory formation  http://newsoffice.mit.edu/2015/brain-waves-guide-memory-formation-0223

Researchers from the UCA report that the acute use of cannabinoids depresses motor neuron activity  http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=150008&CultureCode=en

3D-printed guides can help restore function in damaged nerves  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-02-3d-printed-function-nerves.html

Study sheds light on a ‘guardian’ protein of brain function  http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2015/02/study-sheds-light-on-a-guardian-protein-of-brain-function/

How a simple vitamin B prescription could help people with Alzheimer’s  http://www.psypost.org/2015/02/how-a-simple-vitamin-b-prescription-could-help-people-with-alzheimers-31898

Emotional modulation of synapses, circuits and memory  http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00035/full

Researchers measure concussion forces in greatest detail yet  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-02-concussion-greatest.html

Major study led by autistic scientist challenges long-held preconceptions about the condition  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-02-major-autistic-scientist-long-held-preconceptions.html

Highly processed foods linked to addictive eating   http://ns.umich.edu/new/releases/22693-highly-processed-foods-linked-to-addictive-eating

New brain mapping reveals unknown cell types  http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=149839&CultureCode=en

Growth hormone improves social impairments in those with autism-linked disorder  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/tmsh-ghi021915.php

Researchers observe stem cell specialization in the brain http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/en/landingpage/newsfullview-landingpage/article/forscher-sehen-stammzellen-bei-ihrer-spezialisierung-im-gehirn-zu.html

Nicotine metabolite amplifies action of the primary chemical messenger for learning and memory http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/mcog-nma021715.php

A good night’s sleep keeps your stem cells young  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-02-good-night-stem-cells-young.html

Recovering Attention After a Stroke: Brain’s Right Hemisphere May Be More Valuable  http://mediarelations.gwu.edu/recovering-attention-after-stroke-brain%E2%80%99s-right-hemisphere-may-be-more-valuable

Broca’s area is the brain’s script writer where words take shape, study finds  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/jhm-bai021715.php

Mulling the marijuana munchies: How the brain flips the hunger switch  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/yu-mtm021315.php

Auditory Pain Pathway May Protect Against Hearing Loss  http://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/news/2015/02/garcia-auditory-pathway.html

Brain’s iconic seat of speech goes silent when we actually talk  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/uoc–bis021715.php

New insights into underlying cellular mechanisms of information processing in the brain  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/mpfi-nii021815.php

‘Skunk-like’ cannabis associated with 24% of new psychosis cases  http://www.kcl.ac.uk/ioppn/news/records/2015/February/Skunk-like-cannabis-associated-with-24-of-new-psychosis-cases.aspx

Iron may be a factor in dementia  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-02-iron-factor-dementia.html

Even animals compose  http://medienportal.univie.ac.at/presse/aktuelle-pressemeldungen/detailansicht/artikel/even-animals-compose/

Exploring the teenage brain, and its drive for immediate reward  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/02/150214184523.htm

Spontaneous activity shapes neuron development  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-02-spontaneous-neuron.html

Human neural stem cells restore cognitive functions impaired by chemotherapy  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/uoc–hns021015.php

Meth Damages Adolescent Brains Far More than Those of Adults, Study Finds  http://healthcare.utah.edu/publicaffairs/news/2015/RenshawMeth021115.php

Bad Memory? Blame it on the music, not the memory  http://www.news.gatech.edu/2015/02/11/bad-memory-blame-it-music-not-memory

Treating the uninjured side of the brain appears to aid stroke recovery  http://greport.gru.edu/archives/14661

Study shows older adults struggle to recall names when music is playing

Promising peptide for TBI, heart attack and stroke  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/bs-ppf020415.php

Energy drinks significantly increase hyperactivity in schoolchildren  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/yu-eds020515.php

Team finds DNA repair is high in heart, nonexistent in brain  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-02-team-dna-high-heart-nonexistent.html

Akt Pathway ‘ramp ups’ effects of transplanted umbilical cord cells used in stroke therapy  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/ctco-ap020915.php

Similar statistics play role in decision-making and World War II code breaking  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/02/150205131220.htm

Dizziness Can Be a Fatal Side Effect of Many Medications  http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/dizziness-can-be-a-fatal-side-effect-of-many-medications/

New reset button discovered for circadian clock  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-02-reset-button-circadian-clock.html

Research team identifies key process in embryonic neurogenesis  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-02-team-key-embryonic-neurogenesis.html

New ‘ambulance’ for the brain could facilitate treatment of diseases with no therapy available  http://www.psypost.org/2015/02/new-ambulance-brain-facilitate-treatment-diseases-no-therapy-available-31496

USC neurogeneticists harness immune cells to clear Alzheimer’s-associated plaques  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/uosc-unh020415.php

With good timing, experiences can rewire old brains  https://www.sciencenews.org/article/good-timing-experiences-can-rewire-old-brains?mode=topic&context=69

25 percent of homeless people surveyed in Toronto report vision problems  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/smh-tpc020415.php

Youth hockey brain imaging study suggests early marker for concussion damage  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/uov-yhb020515.php

UVA discovers trigger for protective immune response to spinal cord injuries http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/uovh-udt020515.php

Researchers find that neurons in the primary visual cortex listen to just a small subset of synaptic inputs  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-02-neurons-primary-visual-cortex-small.html

Dartmouth study highlights brain cells’ role in navigating environment  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/dc-dsh020215.php

How communication among neurons changes over the course of development  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-02-neurons.html

Circadian clock-Angelman syndrome link established  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/vu-cc-020315.php

Learning with all the senses: Movements and images facilitate vocabulary learning  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-02-movements-images-vocabulary.html

Acute psychological stress reduces ability to withstand physical pain  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/afot-aps020515.php

Compound Found In Grapes, Red Wine May Help Prevent Memory Loss  http://www.newswise.com/articles/compound-found-in-grapes-red-wine-may-help-prevent-memory-loss

Why do our photoreceptors respond to light by turning off?  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-02-photoreceptors.html

Different mental disorders cause same brain-matter loss, study finds  http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2015/02/different-mental-disorders-cause-same-brain-matter-loss.html

TSRI scientists find more DNA and extra copies of disease gene in Alzheimer’s brain cells  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/sri-tsf020415.php

The brain’s social network: Nerve cells interact like friends on Facebook  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/02/150204134127.htm

More Evidence Music Training Boosts Brainpower  http://www.msmvan.com/news/220-more-evidence-music-training-boosts-brainpower.html

More evidence that musical training protects the brain  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/bcfg-met020215.php

Laying a foundation for treating ALS, spinal cord injury http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-02-foundation-als-spinal-cord-injury.html

Break on through to the other side: How HIV penetrates the blood-brain barrier  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/02/150202123631.htm

Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia reduces suicidal thoughts in veterans  http://www.aasmnet.org/articles.aspx?id=5340

Football: Child’s Play, Adult Peril?  http://www.bu.edu/research/articles/football-childs-play-adult-peril/

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/288785.php

Researchers identify brain circuit that regulates thirst  http://www.psypost.org/2015/01/researchers-identify-brain-circuit-regulates-thirst-31318

Researchers show value of tissue-engineering to repair major peripheral nerve injuries  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-02-tissue-engineering-major-peripheral-nerve-injuries.html

Diet and nutrition essential for mental health  http://mdhs.unimelb.edu.au/news/diet-and-nutrition-essential-mental-health

New technologies to help patients with Parkinson’s disease  http://www.upm.es/internacional/UPM/UPM_Channel/News/a8e19e0b8ba2b410VgnVCM10000009c7648aRCRD

Novel Eye-Tracking Technology Detects Concussions And Head Injury Severity  http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/novel-eye-tracking-technology-detects-concussions-and-head-injury-severity-300027849.html

Most MS Patients Who Received Stem Cell Transplants Still in Remission Years Later  http://www.healthline.com/health-news/ms-patients-who-received-stem-cell-transplants-still-in-remission-010715#1

Oxytocin shows promise for improving social skills in autistic mice  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-oxytocin-social-skills-autistic-mice.html

Newly identified brain circuit could be target for treating obesity https://www.sciencenews.org/article/newly-identified-brain-circuit-could-be-target-treating-obesity?mode=topic&context=69

New deep-brain imaging reveals separate functions for nearly identical neurons  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-deep-brain-imaging-reveals-functions-identical.html

Immune system ‘reset’ may give MS patients a new lease on life  https://www.sciencenews.org/article/immune-system-reset-may-give-ms-patients-new-lease-life?mode=topic&context=69

Everything you wanted to know about mitochondrial mutations but were afraid to ask  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-mitochondrial-mutations.html

Mouse Study: Exposure to Common Pesticide May Increase Risk of ADHD  http://psychcentral.com/news/2015/01/30/mouse-study-exposure-to-common-pesticide-may-increase-risk-of-adhd/80565.html

Further dangers of smoking while pregnant revealed by new study  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-dangers-pregnant-revealed.html

Walking on Ice Takes More Than Brains  http://www.newswise.com/articles/walking-on-ice-takes-more-than-brains2

Novel eye-tracking technology detects concussions and head injury severity  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-eye-tracking-technology-concussions-injury-severity.html

Heavy drinking in middle-age may increase stroke risk more than traditional factors  http://newsroom.heart.org/news/heavy-drinking-in-middle-age-may-increase-stroke-risk-more-than-traditional-factors

Study on dopamine neurons could instruct research into mobility and neurological disorders  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-dopamine-neurons-mobility-neurological-disorders.html

Common Pesticide May Increase Risk of ADHD  http://news.rutgers.edu/research-news/common-pesticide-may-increase-risk-adhd/20150128#.VMr17ixmpqF

Why upper motor neurons degenerate in ALS  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-01/nu-wum012815.php

Obesity and diabetes symptoms in mice improved by reversing brain inflammation  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-obesity-diabetes-symptoms-mice-reversing.html

Infants create new knowledge while sleeping  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-infants-knowledge.html

Oxytocin shows promise for improving social skills in autistic mice  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-oxytocin-social-skills-autistic-mice.html

New biological evidence reveals link between brain inflammation and major depression  http://www.camh.ca/en/hospital/about_camh/newsroom/news_releases_media_advisories_and_backgrounders/current_year/Pages/New-biological-evidence-reveals-link-between-brain-inflammation-and-major-depression.aspx

Playing with puzzles and blocks may build children’s spatial skills  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-puzzles-blocks-children-spatial-skills.html

Brain Region Vulnerable to Aging is Larger in Those with Longevity Gene Variant  http://www.ucsf.edu/news/2015/01/122761/brain-region-vulnerable-aging-larger-those-longevity-gene-variant

Research into brain control of liver lipid production could cause break in obesity, diabetes treatment http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-brain-liver-lipid-production-obesity.html

Higher dementia risk linked to more use of common drugs http://hsnewsbeat.uw.edu/story/higher-dementia-risk-linked-more-use-common-drugs

Beating the clock: UGA researchers develop new treatment for rabies  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-01/uog-btc012615.php\

Researchers say they resolved century-old argument about brain  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-century-old-argument-brain.html

Study of former NFL players reveals specifics of concussive brain damage  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-01/jhm-sof012615.php

Planning may start in brain’s amygdala, study says  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-brain-amygdala.html

Support cells in the brain offer a new strategy to boost memory  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-cells-brain-strategy-boost-memory.html

Brazil finds coffee protein with morphine effect  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-brazil-coffee-protein-morphine-effect.html

The ‘fifth taste,’ umami, could be beneficial for health  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-01/bc-tt012215.php

Video shows blind mother seeing baby for first time  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-video-mother-baby.html

Lucid dreams and metacognition: Awareness of thinking — awareness of dreaming  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-01/m-lda012315.php

Stress during pregnancy can affect fetal development  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-stress-pregnancy-affect-fetal.html

Good-quality sleep when younger, not older, may benefit later-life memory  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/288460.php

Coma patients show improved recovery from hearing family voices  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/288463.php

Live broadcast from inside the nerve cell  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/01/150123102223.htm

The brain’s electrical alphabet  http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=149057&CultureCode=en

Why all-nighters don’t work  http://blogs.brandeis.edu/reaction/2015/01/23/why-all-nighters-dont-work/

Lucid dreams and metacognition: Awareness of thinking – awareness of dreaming  http://www.mpg.de/8869963/lucid-dreams-prefrontal-cortex

New brain pathway offers hope for treating hypoglycemia  http://www.uofmhealth.org/news/archive/201501/new-brain-pathway-offers-hope-treating-hypoglycemia

Major discovery on spinal injury reveals unknown immune response  http://uvahealth.com/about/news-room/archives/major-discovery-on-spinal-injury-reveals-unknown-immune-response

Research suggests anti-inflammatory protein may trigger plaque in Alzheimer’s disease  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-anti-inflammatory-protein-trigger-plaque-alzheimer.html

Sleep tight and stay bright? Better sleep in younger years may aid memory in old age  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-01/bu-sta012215.php

Study finds infants can learn to communicate from videos  http://news.emory.edu/stories/2015/01/upress_infants_learn_from_videos/index.html

Genome-wide search reveals new genes involved in long-term memory  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-genome-wide-reveals-genes-involved-long-term.html

Research suggests anti-inflammatory protein may trigger plaque in Alzheimer’s disease http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-01/uof-rsa012215.php

Rare neurological disease shines light on health of essential nerve cells  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-01/uow-rnd012215.php

Study detailing axonal death pathway may provide drug targets [why is it always about drugs?] for neurodegenerative diseases  http://newswire.rockefeller.edu/2015/01/21/study-detailing-axonal-death-pathway-may-provide-drug-targets-for-neurodegenerative-diseases/

MIT researchers find where visual memories are made http://newsoffice.mit.edu/2015/mit-researchers-find-where-visual-memories-are-made-0120

Fatty Acids in Fish May Shield Brain from Mercury Damage  http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/news/story/index.cfm?id=4238

USC study finds blood vessels in older brains break down, possibly leading to Alzheimer’s http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-01/uosc-usf012015.php

Brain recalls old memories via new pathways  http://www.nih.gov/news/health/jan2015/nimh-19.htm

Research gives new hope for restoring cells in damaged brains and spinal cords  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-cells-brains-spinal-cords.html

On the ups and downs of the seemingly idle brain  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-ups-downs-seemingly-idle-brain.html

TV Alcohol Ads Associated with Drinking Behavior in Young People  http://www.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/news/article/29074

Study indicates exercise sharpens the young adult brain  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-sharpens-young-adult-brain.html

A new neural circuit controls fear in the brain http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-01/cshl-ann011615.php

New study: Common degenerative eye disease may be triggered by tiny mineral deposits  https://neuronsandsynapses.wordpress.com/2015/01/19/bdnf-released-by-paraventricular-thalamic-neurons-into-central-amygdala-controls-learning-and-retrieval-of-fear-memories/

Researchers Discover How Brain Recognizes Danger  http://www.newswise.com/articles/researchers-discover-how-brain-recognizes-danger

Brain recalls old memories via new pathways  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-brain-recalls-memories-pathways.html

Curcumin’s ability to fight Alzheimer’s studied  http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2015/01/curcumin%E2%80%99s-ability-to-fight-alzheimer-studied/

Acetylcholine May Help People Use New Strategies  http://www.jneurosci.org/content/35/2/i.full

Look first: A study at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen sheds new light on the hierarchy of the senses  http://www.mpg.de/8849014/hierarchy-senses?filter_order=L&research_topic=

Imaging study finds first evidence of neuroinflammation in brains of chronic pain patients  http://www.psypost.org/2015/01/imaging-study-finds-first-evidence-neuroinflammation-brains-chronic-pain-patients-30902

The Surprising Reason That Empathising With Strangers Can Be Hard  http://www.spring.org.uk/2015/01/the-surprising-reason-that-empathising-with-strangers-can-be-hard.php

Study shows how chimpanzees share skills  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/study-shows-chimpanzees-share-skills-28405

Neuroscientists investigate how 100 billion nerve cells produce a clear thought or an action  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-neuroscientists-billion-nerve-cells-thought.html

Pre-sleep drinking disrupts sleep  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-pre-sleep-disrupts.html

The secret of empathy  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/01/150115122005.htm

Is it possible to reset our biological clocks?  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/01/150116093050.htm

Research sheds new light on the hierarchy of the senses  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-hierarchy.html

New genetic clues found in fragile X syndrome  https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/27886.aspx

New study finds that closing your eyes boosts memory recall  http://www.surrey.ac.uk/features/new-study-finds-closing-your-eyes-boosts-memory-recall

Study shows brain groove unique to humans  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-brain-groove-unique-humans.html

Combat veterans’ brains reveal hidden damage from IED blasts  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-01/jhm-cvb011415.php

Depression, behavioral changes may precede memory loss in Alzheimer’s  http://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/27893.aspx

A bidirectional relationship between physical activity and executive function in older adults  http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnhum.2014.01044/full

Episodic memory and self-reference via semantic autobiographical memory: insights from an fMRI study in younger and older adults  http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00449/abstract

Behavioral impairments in animal models for zinc deficiency  http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00443/abstract

Study sheds light on chemicals that insects use to communicate and survive  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-01/uoc–ssl011315.php

High-calorie feeding may slow progression of ALS  http://www.massgeneral.org/about/pressrelease.aspx?id=1682

Disruptive children benefit from tailored classroom intervention

New Research on what the Nose ‘Knows’ Reveals an Unexpected Simplicity  http://neurosciencenews.com/rat-olfactory-bulb-linear-summation-1692/

Study finds experience of pain relies on multiple brain pathways, not just one  http://www.psypost.org/2015/01/study-finds-experience-pain-relies-multiple-brain-pathways-not-just-one-30765

Do viruses make us smarter? Endogenous retroviruses in neural progenitor cells  http://www.psypost.org/2015/01/viruses-make-us-smarter-endogenous-retroviruses-neural-progenitor-cells-30778

Your memory can play tricks on you – here’s how  http://www.psypost.org/2014/12/memory-can-play-tricks-heres-29944

Too much gas, too little food appear major factors in Injury, disease-related memory loss  http://greport.gru.edu/archives/13880

Two brain regions join forces for absolute pitch  http://www.mediadesk.uzh.ch/articles/2015/fuer-das-absolute-gehoer-wirken-zwei-hirnteile-zusammen_en.html

Playing catch can improve balance, prevent falls in seniors  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-01/uoia-pcc010915.php

Development of thalamocortical connections between the mediodorsal thalamus and the prefrontal cortex and its implication in cognition  http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnhum.2014.01027/abstract

Behavioral impairments in animal models for zinc deficiency  http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00443/abstract

Life-long environmental enrichment counteracts spatial learning, reference and working memory deficits in middle-aged rats subjected to perinatal asphyxia  http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00406/abstract

Nasal Spray with Insulin Equivalent Shows Promise as Treatment for Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s Dementia http://www.newswise.com/articles/nasal-spray-with-insulin-equivalent-shows-promise-as-treatment-for-adults-with-mild-cognitive-impairment-alzheimer-s-dementia

Study identifies part of brain key to controlling attention http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/287692.php

University or University of Life? Neither provides workers with necessary people skills  http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=148586&CultureCode=en

Burnt-out workers more likely to make irrational decisions  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/01/150107204607.htm

Remapping the Damaged Brain http://neurosciencenews.com/neuroplasticity-tbi-brain-mapping-1681/

Major Detroit study sends clear safety message to prevent brain injury in children  http://media.wayne.edu/2015/01/07/major-detroit-study-sends-clear-safety-message

Researchers Discover How a Protein Crucial to Learning and Memory Works   http://neurosciencenews.com/syngap-memory-learning-genetics-1683/

New discoveries in key pathway for neurological diseases  (why is it all about meds?) http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/01/150107150746.htm

Researchers Map Direct Gut-Brain Connection  http://today.duke.edu/2015/01/neuropods

Circadian rhythms regulate skin stem cell metabolism and expansion, UCI study finds http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-01/uoc–crr010615.php

Interteaching and Lecture:  A Comparison of Long-Term Recognition Memory http://top.sagepub.com/content/41/4/325.abstract

Coffee and Tea May Protect the Brain  http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/coffee-and-tea-may-protect-the-brain/

Is depression a kind of allergic reaction?  http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/jan/04/depression-allergic-reaction-inflammation-immune-system

Study Pinpoints Autism-Linked Protein for Sculpting Brain Connections  http://neurosciencenews.com/hevin-autism-neuroscience-brain-development-1678/

Human Eye Sometimes Sees the Unseeable http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/human-eye-sometimes-sees-the-unseeable/

Extra bed rest may not be best for kids with concussions  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-extra-bed-rest-kids-concussions.html

Humans, sparrows make sense of sounds in similar ways: Complex set of cognitive skills  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/01/150105170024.htm

Animal Study Points to a Treatment for Huntington’s Disease http://neurosciencenews.com/mhtt-huntingtons-neurodegeneration-genetics-1671/

Human speech’s surprising influence on young infants  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-human-speech-young-infants.html

Women, quitting smoking for New Years? Time it with your period!  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/01/150105081802.htm

Exercise allows you to age optimally http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-01-age-optimally.html

MRI shows gray matter myelin loss strongly related to MS disability http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-09/rson-msg090314.php

Bilingualism delays Alzheimer manifestation by more than four years  http://www.psypost.org/2014/12/bilingualism-delays-alzheimer-manifestation-four-years-29992

Can Exercise Help People with Parkinson’s Disease?  https://www.aan.com/PressRoom/Home/PressRelease/1332

Report on Remission in Patients With MS 3 Years After Stem Cell Transplant  http://media.jamanetwork.com/news-item/report-on-remission-in-patients-with-ms-3-years-after-stem-cell-transplant/

Brain chemical potential new hope in controlling Tourette Syndrome tics  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/brain-chemical-potential-new-hope-controlling-tourette-syndrome-tics-28323

Identifiable Images of Bystanders Extracted from Corneal Reflections  http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0083325?cmpid=SOC|NSNS|2014-GLOBAL-twitter

Medial Frontal White and Gray Matter Contributions to General Intelligence.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25551572?dopt=Abstract

Breakthrough study identifies genetic link between the circadian clock and seasonal timing  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/breakthrough-study-identifies-genetic-link-circadian-clock-seasonal-timing-27883

The mechanisms and functions of spontaneous neurotransmitter release  http://www.nature.com/nrn/journal/v16/n1/full/nrn3875.html

Using light to produce natural sleep patterns  http://newsoffice.mit.edu/2014/using-light-to-trigger-rem-sleep-1229

Rethinking things past: Both Hebbian plasticity and neuromodulation essential to memory formation  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-rethinking-hebbian-plasticity-neuromodulation-essential.html

Report on Remission in Patients With MS 3 Years After Stem Cell Transplant  http://media.jamanetwork.com/news-item/report-on-remission-in-patients-with-ms-3-years-after-stem-cell-transplant/

Molecular network identified underlying autism spectrum disorders http://www.embo.org/news/research-news/research-news-2014/autism-molecular-network

Children with Autism Who Live With Pets Are More Assertive  http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/1230-children-with-autism-who-live-with-pets-are-more-assertive/

Prescriptions for anti-anxiety medications put teens at risk  http://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/news-releases/2014/12/prescriptions-anti-anxiety-medications-put-teens-risk

Scientists uncover potential to control the body’s internal clock  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/287469.php

Binge drinking disrupts immune system in young adults, Loyola researcher finds  http://loyolamedicine.org/newswire/news/binge-drinking-disrupts-immune-system-young-adults-loyola-researcher-finds

New cell marking technique to help understand how our brain works http://neurosciencenews.com/electrophysiology-rbg-tracking-neurons-1651/

Doctors Prescribing Fewer Opioids for Pain  http://psychcentral.com/news/2014/12/27/doctors-prescribing-fewer-opioids-for-pain/79172.html

Cardiorespiratory Fitness Improves Memory in Older Adults  http://psychcentral.com/news/2014/12/25/cardiorespiratory-fitness-improves-memory-in-older-adults/79117.html

The Secret Power of Words  http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/impulse/201404/the-hidden-power-the-font?utm_source=TwitterPost&utm_medium=TWPost&utm_campaign=TWPost

Year in review: Young blood aids old brains  https://www.sciencenews.org/article/year-review-young-blood-aids-old-brains?mode=pick&context=151

Fast-Food Consumption Linked to Lower Test Score Gains in 8th Graders  http://news.osu.edu/news/2014/12/22/fast-food-consumption-linked-to-lower-test-score-gains-in-8th-graders/

Optogenetics captures neuronal transmission in live mammalian brain  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/epfd-ocn122314.php

Using light to understand the brain  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141222131354.htm

Smartphone Thumb Skills Are Altering Our Brains  http://neurosciencenews.com/brain-mapping-smartphone-thumb-1661/

Worse lower, higher, frequency hearing in HIV+ adults  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/tjnj-wlh122314.php

Could playing Tchaikovsky’s ‘Nutcracker’ and other music improve kids’ brains?  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141223132546.htm

Echolocation Acts as Substitute Sense for Blind People http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/news/releases/echolocation-acts-as-substitute-sense-for-blind-people.html?utm_source=pressrelease&utm_medium=eureka&utm_campaign=echolocation

Optogenetics captures neuronal transmission in live mammalian brain  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/epfd-ocn122314.php

Project pinpoints 12 new genetic causes of developmental disorders  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-genetic-developmental-disorders.html

Light-emitting e-readers detrimentally shift circadian clock, study shows  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-light-emitting-e-readers-detrimentally-shift-circadian.html

Ability to balance on one leg may reflect brain health and stroke risk  http://newsroom.heart.org/news/ability-to-balance-on-one-leg-may-reflect-brain-health-and-stroke-risk?preview=10f2

Balance in older adults may improve with hearing aids  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/287180.php

The dementia that is not Alzheimer’s disease  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141219160457.htm

Lost memories might be able to be restored, new UCLA study indicates  http://www.uclahealth.org/main.cfm?id=561&action=detail&ref=2690

Scientists locate homing signal in brain, explaining why some people are better navigators  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-scientists-homing-brain-people.html

High blood sugar in young children with type 1 diabetes linked to changes in brain growth  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/g-hbs121914.php

Fine particulate air pollution linked with increased autism risk  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141218081334.htm

Study Helps Explain Why Some People Are Better Navigators  http://neurosciencenews.com/entorhinal-cortex-navigation-neuroimaging-1644/

Subtle but important memory function affected by preterm birth  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141218081326.htm

Stem cells faulty in Duchenne muscular dystrophy, researchers find    http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2014/12/stem-cells-faulty-in-duchenne-muscular-dystrophy.html

‘Master regulator’ gene—long tied to autism disorders—stimulates other genes in early brain development http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-master-genelong-tied-autism-disordersstimulates.html

Seniors still given potentially dangerous sedatives, study finds  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-seniors-potentially-dangerous-sedatives.html

Stem cells faulty in Duchenne muscular dystrophy  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-stem-cells-faulty-duchenne-muscular.html

How the Brain Can Distinguish Good from Bad Smells  http://neurosciencenews.com/lateral-horn-odor-processing-neuroscience-1628/

Hugs help protect against stress and infection, researchers say  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-stress-infection.html

Team gains new insight into how motor neurons in the brain die during ALS  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-team-gains-insight-motor-neurons.html

Meth users face substantially higher risk for getting Parkinson’s disease http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/uouh-muf121614.php

Mild memory, thinking issues: What works, what doesn’t?  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141216161449.htm

Naming people and objects in baby’s first year may offer learning benefits years later  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/uoma-npa121614.php

Broad receptive field responsible for differentiated neuronal activity  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141216100525.htm

Meth users face substantially higher risk for getting Parkinson’s disease  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/uouh-muf121614.php

Broad receptive field responsible for differentiated neuronal activity  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141216100525.htm

Amount of mitochondrial DNA predicts frailty and mortality  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/jhm-aom121614.php

Neurotransmitter Binding Site Function Revealed with Unprecedented Accuracy  http://neurosciencenews.com/acetylcholine-receptors-neuroscience-1627/

Neurons listen to glia cells  http://www.uni-mainz.de/presse/17884_ENG_HTML.php

Neuronal circuits filter out distractions in brain  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141215114240.htm

Immune Cells in Brain Respond to Fat in Diet, Causing Mice to Eat  http://www.ucsf.edu/news/2014/12/121866/immune-cells-brain-respond-fat-diet-causing-mice-eat

Current practices in reporting on behavioural genetics can mislead the public  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141212150231.htm

The brain depends on gut bacteria for protection  http://www.psypost.org/2014/12/brain-depends-gut-bacteria-protection-30152

Parkinson’s disease: Study focuses on regulation of dopamine levels  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141211180529.htm

Immune cells in brain respond to fat in diet, causing mice to eat  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/uoc–ici121214.php

The Fault in Our Stats  http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/publications/observer/2014/december-14/the-fault-in-our-stats.html

Neurons in human muscles emphasize the impact of the outside world  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/neurons-human-muscles-emphasize-impact-outside-world-28625

Can a blood biomarker predict the presence of intracranial lesions following mild traumatic brain injury?  http://www.psypost.org/2014/12/can-blood-biomarker-predict-presence-intracranial-lesions-following-mild-traumatic-brain-injury-30135

Scientists discover brain mechanism that drives us to eat glucose  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-scientists-brain-mechanism-glucose.html

Memory lapses among highly educated may signal higher stroke risk  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141211162455.htm

Brain reward circuits respond differently to two kinds of sugar  http://www.psypost.org/2014/12/brain-reward-circuits-respond-differently-two-kinds-sugar-30121

Neuroscientists Reveal Fundamental Discovery About Cortical Neurons  http://neurosciencenews.com/cortical-interneurons-electrophysiology-1620/

Training elderly in social media improves well-being and combats isolation  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/uoe-tei121214.php

Cocaine consumption quadruples the risk of sudden death in people between 19 and 49  http://www.ehu.eus/p200-hmencont/en/contenidos/noticia/20141211_muerte_cocaina/en_info/info.html

Patient awakes from post-traumatic minimally conscious state after administration of depressant drug  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/ip-paf121214.php

Immune cells in brain respond to fat in diet, causing mice to eat  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/uoc–ici121214.php

The subthalamic nucleus keeps you high on emotion: behavioral consequences of its inactivation  http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00414/abstract

Distracted to Learn?  http://psychcentral.com/news/2014/12/10/distracted-to-learn/78452.html

Saving Data Can Prime Human Memory for New Info http://psychcentral.com/news/2014/12/11/actively-saving-information-primes-memory-for-new-info/78492.html

Enhanced timing abilities in percussionists generalize to rhythms without a musical beat http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnhum.2014.01003/abstract

Almost all US teens are sleep deprived, study finds  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-teens-deprived.html

BDNF mediates improvements in executive function following a 1-year exercise intervention  http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnhum.2014.00985/abstract

Many U.S. workers are sacrificing sleep for work hours, long commutes  http://www.aasmnet.org/articles.aspx?id=5230

Can a biomarker in the blood predict head fracture after traumatic brain injury?  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/mali-cab121114.php

Youngest bone marrow transplant patients at higher risk of cognitive decline  http://www.stjude.org/Phipps-TBI

Memory lapses among highly educated may signal higher stroke risk  http://www.psypost.org/2014/12/memory-lapses-among-highly-educated-may-signal-higher-stroke-risk-30101

Human eye can see ‘invisible’ infrared light  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141201161116.htm

Myelin linked to speedy recovery of human visual system after tumor removal  http://www.psypost.org/2014/12/myelin-linked-speedy-recovery-human-visual-system-tumor-removal-30066

Prenatal exposure to common household chemicals linked with substantial drop in child IQ http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141210140823.htm

Brain Inflammation A Hallmark Of Autism, Large Scale Analysis Shows http://neurosciencenews.com/genetics-autism-brain-inflammation-1615/

Study Pinpoints Part of Brain That Triggers Addiction  http://neurosciencenews.com/optogenetics-amygdala-addiction-1616/

MU Researchers Find Alcohol Interferes with the Body’s Ability to Regulate Sleep  http://medicine.missouri.edu/news/0250.php

Study concludes that progesterone administered to severe TBI patients, showed no benefit  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/nsij-sct121014.php

U-M study pinpoints part of brain that triggers addiction  http://record.umich.edu/articles/u-m-study-pinpoints-part-brain-triggers-addiction

Patient’s own stem cells could clear a cloudy cornea, Pitt team says  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/uops-pos121014.php

Stain Every Nerve  http://neurosciencenews.com/snap-technology-electrophysiology-1611/

Paying attention makes touch-sensing brain cells fire rapidly and in sync  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141209091852.htm

Multiple, short learning sessions strengthen memory formation in fragile X syndrome  http://news.uci.edu/press-releases/multiple-short-learning-sessions-strengthen-memory-formation-in-fragile-x-syndrome/

Smoking still causes large proportion of cancer deaths in the United States  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141209101306.htm

Many memories, many rooms  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/nuos-mmm120814.php

Eleven maps for eleven rooms: Probing the brain’s extensive capacity for storing memories  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141208152518.htm

Blocking receptor in brain’s immune cells counters Alzheimer’s in mice  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-blocking-receptor-brain-immune-cells.html

Scientists discover brain mechanism that drives us to eat glucose  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-scientists-brain-mechanism-glucose.html

Shedding New Light on the Formation of Emotional Fear Memories  http://neurosciencenews.com/memory-formation-hebbian-plasticity-1605/

Research findings shed light on brain’s storage capacity and how memories are kept separate  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-brain-storage-capacity-memories.html

Researchers Find Link Between Sleep Deprivation and Cell Damage  http://neurosciencenews.com/sleep-loss-cell-damage-neuroscience-1603/

Blows to Head Damage Brain’s ‘Garbage Truck,’ Accelerate Dementia  http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/news/story/index.cfm?id=4213

Glymphatic System  http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/labs/nedergaard-lab/projects/glymphatic_system

CT scans ‘can predict risk of stroke’ in TIA patients  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/286305.php

The intestinal immune system controls the body weight  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-intestinal-immune-body-weight.html

Can sleep loss affect your brain size?    http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/can-sleep-loss-affect-brain-size-27857

Trans Fat Consumption is Linked to Diminished Memory in Working-aged Adults  http://newsroom.heart.org/news/trans-fat-consumption-is-linked-to-diminished-memory-in-working-aged-adults

Your memory can play tricks on you – here’s how  http://www.psypost.org/2014/12/memory-can-play-tricks-heres-29944

Psychosis – A Dream-Like State Of Mind?  http://brainblogger.com/2014/12/06/psychosis-a-dream-like-state-of-mind/?utm_content=bufferad3be

3D fMRI Promises Deeper Neuroscience  http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/neuroskeptic/2012/03/29/3d-fmri-promises-deeper-neuroscience/#.VIO-q2fYvZ5

Consuming This Type of Fat Linked to 10% Worse Memory Performance  http://www.spring.org.uk/2014/12/consuming-this-type-of-fat-linked-to-10-worse-memory-performance.php

How stroke survivors could benefit from computer games  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141205093826.htm

Brain Study Uncovers New Clues on How Cues May Affect Memory  http://www.utdallas.edu/news/2014/12/3-31326_Brain-Study-Uncovers-New-Clues-on-How-Cues-May-Aff_story-wide.html?WT.mc_id=NewsHomePageCenterColumn

Serotonin makes some people more susceptible to drug dependence than others  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-serotonin-people-susceptible-drug.html

Dopamine helps with math rules as well as mood  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-dopamine-math-mood.html

The antioxidant capacity of orange juice is multiplied tenfold  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/f-sf-tac120514.php

Don’t worry, be happy: Just go to bed earlier  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-dont-happy-bed-earlier.html

Recent findings about the neuroscience of how the brain selects certain things out of the environment that are “salient” for an individual  http://www.as.miami.edu/news/news-archive/opinion-article-published-in-the-prestigious-nature-reviews-neuroscience.html

3D Compass in the Brain  http://wis-wander.weizmann.ac.il/3d-compass-in-the-brain#.VIEJW2fYvZ4

Study links running to lower Alzheimer’s death risk  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-links-alzheimer-death.html

3D Compass in the Brain  http://neurosciencenews.com/direction-navigation-hippocampal-neurons-1596/

Scientists Identify Principal Protein Sensor for Touch  http://neurosciencenews.com/piezo-2-touch-sensation-1599/

Brain research reveals new hope for patients with anorexia nervosa http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/tud-brr120314.php

Peptide shows great promise for treating spinal cord injury  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-peptide-great-spinal-cord-injury.html

Scientists detect brain network that gives humans superior reasoning skills  http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q4/toxin-from-tobacco-smoke-could-increase-pain-in-spinal-cord-injury-and-worsen-multiple-sclerosis.html

Toxin from tobacco smoke could increase pain in spinal cord injury and worsen multiple sclerosis  http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q4/toxin-from-tobacco-smoke-could-increase-pain-in-spinal-cord-injury-and-worsen-multiple-sclerosis.html

Retrieval practice best learning strategy for  young people with TBI    http://kesslerfoundation.org/media/displaynews.php?id=590

Study shows smoking cigarettes makes quitting drinking harder  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-cigarettes-harder.html

Brain Representations of Social Thoughts Accurately Predict Autism Diagnosis  http://neurosciencenews.com/fmri-autism-diagnositics-1590/

Blows to head damage brain’s ‘garbage truck,’ accelerate dementia  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-brain-garbage-truck-dementia.html

Vitamin supplement successfully prevents noise-induced hearing loss  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/gi-vss120114.php

Vitamin D deficiency, depression linked in UGA-led international study  http://news.uga.edu/releases/article/vitamin-d-deficiency-depression/

Do concussions have lingering cognitive, physical, and emotional effects?  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/mali-dch120214.php

High School Football Players Show Brain Changes After One Season  http://neurosciencenews.com/neuroimaging-football-brain-changes-1582/

Diabetes in midlife linked to significant cognitive decline 20 years later  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-diabetes-midlife-linked-significant-cognitive.html

The human eye can see ‘invisible’ infrared light  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/wuso-the120114.php

Programmes that control the production of neurons during brain development determine how the brain folds  http://www.mpg.de/8778468/mammal-brain-evolution

Kessler Foundation researchers explore impact of traumatic brain injury on long-term memory  http://kesslerfoundation.org/media/displaynews.php?id=587

Do Dogs Understand Words or Emotions?  http://news.yahoo.com/dogs-understand-words-emotions-063332363.html

Researchers explore 3-D microsurgical anatomy of brainstem  http://www.psypost.org/2014/12/researchers-explore-3-d-microsurgical-anatomy-brainstem-29833

Scientists sniff out unexpected role for stem cells in the brain  http://www.nih.gov/news/health/oct2014/ninds-10.htm

E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times carcinogens: Japan research  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-e-cigarettes-carcinogens-japan.html

Folic acid prior to conception may lower risk of small-for-gestational-age offspring  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/286162.php

How cognitive therapy works in the brain  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/cognitive-therapy-works-brain-29003

How to tell if your child has a speech or language impairment  http://theconversation.com/how-to-tell-if-your-child-has-a-speech-or-language-impairment-31768

Ghrelin hormone stimulates an appetite for drinking alcohol  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/ghrelin-hormone-stimulates-appetite-drinking-alcohol-29076

Seniors Draw on Extra Brainpower for Shopping  https://today.duke.edu/2014/11/brainshopping

Songbirds Help Scientists Develop Cooling Technique To Safely Map The Human Brain  http://communications.med.nyu.edu/media-relations/news/songbirds-help-scientists-develop-cooling-technique-safely-map-human-brain

Scientists sniff out unexpected role for stem cells in the brain  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/scientists-sniff-unexpected-role-stem-cells-brain-28706

Stroke damage mechanism identified  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-11/uol-sdm112614.php

Mitochondria Munchers: Glial cells consume mitochondria released by neurons in the optic nerve.  http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/41275/title/Mitochondria-Munchers/

Secret of tetanus toxicity offers new way to treat motor neuron disease  http://www.eurekalert.org/bysubject/medicine.php

Readying the neural network: Study examines extrasynaptic neurotransmitter receptors  http://www.psypost.org/2014/11/readying-neural-network-study-examines-extrasynaptic-neurotransmitter-receptors-29773itter

Light-Operated Drugs: Scientists create a photosensitive pharmaceutical to target a glutamate receptor.  http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/41279/title/Light-Operated-Drugs/

Readying the neural network: Study examines extrasynaptic neurotransmitter receptors

‘Chatty’ cells help build the brain  http://www.riken.jp/en/research/rikenresearch/highlights/7906/

Brain’s compass relies on geometric relationships, researchers discover  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/brains-compass-relies-geometric-relationships-researchers-discover-28743

Reading component skills in dyslexia: word recognition, comprehension and processing speed  http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01339/abstract

‘Chatty’ Cells Help Build the Brain  http://neurosciencenews.com/embryogenesis-cerebral-cortex-neuroscience-1579/

How learning to talk is in the genes  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/learning-talk-genes-28226

Researchers Identify New Rare Neuromuscular Disease  http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/news/story/index.cfm?id=4149

Reality Check: 10 Practical Applications of Illusions  http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/reality-check-10-practical-applications-of-illusions/

The cognitive neuroscience of human memory since H.M.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21456960

Nature Neuroscience:  Focus on Memory http://www.nature.com/neuro/focus/memory/index.html

Ascorbic Acid and the Brain: Rationale for the Use against Cognitive Decline http://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/6/4/1752/htm

Dehydroascorbic acid, a blood–brain barrier transportable form of vitamin C, mediates potent cerebroprotection in experimental stroke   http://www.pnas.org/content/98/20/11720.full

Brain Plasticity Does Not Decrease With Age; Filtering Out Irrelevant Details Is The Problem http://www.medicaldaily.com/brain-plasticity-does-not-decrease-age-filtering-out-irrelevant-details-problem-312300

Researchers shed new light on the genetics of memory performance  http://www.psypost.org/2014/11/researchers-shed-new-light-genetics-memory-performance-29736

How we subconsciously learn to connect with our eyes  http://machineslikeus.com/news/how-we-subconsciously-learn-connect-our-eyes

Elderly brains learn, but maybe too much  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-11/bu-ebl111914.php

How various brain areas interact in decisions  http://www.psypost.org/2014/11/various-brain-areas-interact-decisions-29740

Elderly brains learn, but maybe too much  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141126124338.htm

With age, we lose our visual learning filter  http://www.psypost.org/2014/11/age-lose-visual-learning-filter-29731

Copper on the Brain at Rest  http://neurosciencenews.com/copper-cf3-brain-health-neuroscience-1576/

Researchers identify brain regions that encode words, grammar, story  http://www.psypost.org/2014/11/researchers-identify-brain-regions-encode-words-grammar-story-29727

Researchers identify new rare neuromuscular disease  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/researchers-identify-new-rare-neuromuscular-disease-27885

Brain’s reaction to virtual reality should prompt further study, suggests new research by UCLA neuroscientists http://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/brains-reaction-to-virtual-reality-should-prompt-further-study-suggests-new-research-by-ucla-neuroscientists

Why Animals Are Vital to Brain Research  http://www.brainfacts.org/about-neuroscience/animals-in-research/articles/2014/why-animals-are-vital-to-brain-research/

Longitudinal study explores white matter damage, cognition after traumatic axonal injury  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/longitudinal-study-explores-white-matter-damage-cognition-traumatic-axonal-injury-27855

Researchers find brain network link between development, aging and brain disease  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-brain-network-link-aging-disease.html

Missing gene linked to autism  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-gene-linked-autism.html

Researchers identify protein that predicts post-concussion severity in professional athletes  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-protein-post-concussion-severity-professional-athletes.html

Researchers shed new light on the genetics of memory performance  http://www.eurekalert.org/bysubject/medicine.php

Has a possible new lead been found in the fight against neurodegenerative diseases?  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-11/vfi-hap112414.php

Pain and itch in a dish: Skin cells converted into pain sensing neurons  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141124125349.htm

Teens prescribed anti-anxiety or sleep medications more likely to abuse those drugs illegally  http://www.psypost.org/2014/11/teens-prescribed-anti-anxiety-sleep-medications-likely-abuse-drugs-illegally-29691

Brain’s Reaction to Virtual Reality Should Prompt Further Study  http://neurosciencenews.com/memory-virtual-reality-hippocampus-1572/

Babies remember nothing but a good time, study says  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141124143608.htm

Test detects early brain damage in football players  http://www.psypost.org/2014/11/test-detects-early-brain-damage-football-players-29680

Protein that rouses the brain from sleep may be target for Alzheimer’s prevention  http://www.psypost.org/2014/11/protein-rouses-brain-sleep-may-target-alzheimers-prevention-29682

Epidemic spreading and neurodegenerative progression  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141120141656.htm

FDA approve new opioid with abuse-deterrent properties  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/285913.php

Functional mapping of the central actions of the powerful bath salt MDPV and its effects on resting state brain activity  http://www.abstractsonline.com/Plan/ViewAbstract.aspx?sKey=89ea1750-b851-48b9-a9f9-97eb76140b2a&cKey=93210e7a-653b-48f5-818f-75d3db8f5b22&mKey=54c85d94-6d69-4b09-afaa-502c0e680ca7

Hypothesizing that designer drugs containing cathinones (“bath salts”) have profound neuro-inflammatory effects and dangerous neurotoxic response following human consumption  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0306987713002855

Running for exercise ‘slows the aging process’
  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/285917.php

Scientists identify the signature of aging in the brain  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/scientists-identify-signature-aging-brain-28383

‘Bath salts’ reduce communication in rat brains  https://www.sciencenews.org/article/%E2%80%98bath-salts%E2%80%99-reduce-communication-rat-brains

A Protein Shepherd Helps Coordinate Brain Development  http://neurosciencenews.com/pcdh19-axon-growth-genetics-1566/

Marijuana Use Linked to Changes in the Brain  http://news.yahoo.com/marijuana-linked-changes-brain-182059654.html

Gene variants implicated in ADHD identify attention and language deficits in the general population http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/gene-variants-implicated-adhd-identify-attention-language-deficits-general-population-28725

Atlanta eyes startups for starring role in neuroscience | http://fxn.ws/1zKk5em

Spatial memory: Orientation study suggests that a visual image of the intermediate spatial environment exists in brain http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141119160855.htm

Intelligence inheritance: Three genes that add to your IQ score  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/intelligence-inheritance-three-genes-add-iq-score-27995

Research team led by CEU-UCH professor Soria treats brain injuries in mice using bone marrow stem cells and antioxidants http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=147076&CultureCode=en

Brain injuries in mice treated using bone marrow stem cells, antioxidants  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141121082913.htm

New System Reveals How Our Brains and Bodies Change as We Fall Asleep  http://neurosciencenews.com/sleep-tracking-psychology-insomnia-1563/

Emotional Intelligence Can Boost Income  http://psychcentral.com/news/2014/11/20/emotional-intelligence-can-boost-income/77553.html

Herpes Simplex Virus May Up Risk of Alzheimer’s  http://psychcentral.com/news/2014/11/20/herpes-simplex-virus-may-up-risk-of-alzheimers/77541.html

Could magnets in helmets reduce football concussions?  http://news.sciencemag.org/brain-behavior/2014/11/could-magnets-helmets-reduce-football-concussions

How blind people use batlike sonar  http://news.sciencemag.org/brain-behavior/2014/11/how-blind-people-use-batlike-sonar

Electric shock study suggests we’d rather hurt ourselves than others http://news.sciencemag.org/brain-behavior/2014/11/electric-shock-study-suggests-wed-rather-hurt-ourselves-others

Brain training using sounds can help aging brain ignore distractions  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141120123138.htm

Media: Multitasking linked to decreased cognitive performance  http://www.happy-neuron.com/scientific-news/media:-multitasking-linked-to-decreased-cognitive-performance

The stages of brain development – 2   http://www.happy-neuron.com/scientific-news/the-stages-of-brain-development-2

The stages of brain development – 1  http://www.happy-neuron.com/scientific-news/the-stages-of-brain-development-1

Scientists prevent memory problems caused by sleep deprivation  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141118182458.htm

Lifelong learning and the plastic brain  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-lifelong-plastic-brain.html

Trans-Fat Foods Now Linked To Poor Memory  http://www.sciencedaily.com/videos/2e3702359efe31fec2fc2d023d59557c.htm

Team prevents memory problems caused by sleep deprivation  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-team-memory-problems-deprivation.html

Breakthrough Offers Promise for Spinal Cord Injury Patients to Breathe on Their Own Again  http://neurosciencenews.com/neurology-paralysis-ventilation-1555/

Prolonged Negative Thinking May Increase Alzheimer’s Risk  http://psychcentral.com/news/2014/11/18/prolonged-negative-thinking-may-increase-alzheimers-risk/77448.html

Gut microbiota influences blood-brain barrier permeability  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-gut-microbiota-blood-brain-barrier-permeability.html

Using Sound to Enhance Deep Sleep, Memory  http://psychcentral.com/news/2014/11/16/using-sound-to-enhance-deep-sleep-memory/77327.html

Rat Study Suggests Oxycodone Can Cause Long-term Behavioral Changes  http://psychcentral.com/news/2014/11/18/rat-study-suggests-oxycodone-can-cause-long-term-behavioral-changes/77442.html

Imagination, reality flow in opposite directions in the brain  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-reality-brain.html

Too Much of Two Drugs May Increase Risk of Dementia  http://psychcentral.com/news/2014/11/16/long-term-overtreatment-with-drug-combo-may-increase-risk-of-dementia/77356.html

Many older brains have plasticity, but in a different place  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-older-brains-plasticity.html

Adults With Autism Find It Hard to Recognize Facial Clues  http://psychcentral.com/news/2014/11/17/adults-with-autism-find-it-hard-to-recognize-facial-clues/77404.html

Alzheimer’s disease: Molecular signals cause brain cells to switch into a hectic state https://www.dzne.de/en/about-us/public-relations/meldungen/2014/press-release-no-16.html

Global surge in ADHD diagnosis has more to do with marketing than medicine, expert suggests  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141118125447.htm\

Mold may mean bad news for the brain  https://www.sciencenews.org/article/mold-may-mean-bad-news-brain/

Biologists explore link between memory deficit and misfiring circadian clock in Siberian hamsters  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141118110007.htm

Study Reports Musicians Show Advantages in Long Term Memory http://neurosciencenews.com/long-term-memory-music-neuroscience-1551/

Protein production prevents sleep-loss forgetfulness  https://www.sciencenews.org/article/protein-production-prevents-sleep-loss-forgetfulness

Spice up your memory: Just one gram of turmeric a day could boost memory  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141118110009.htm

Chronic alcohol intake can damage white matter pathways across the entire brain  http://www.psypost.org/2014/11/chronic-alcohol-intake-can-damage-white-matter-pathways-across-entire-brain-29590

Brain Receptor Cell Could Be New Target for Alzheimer’s  http://neurosciencenews.com/tp-receptor-alzheimers-neurology-1554/

Mother’s Presence Makes Pain Go Away and Changes Gene Activity in Infant Brain  http://neurosciencenews.com/maternal-presence-neurodevelopment-genetics-1553/

How gut bacteria ensure a healthy brain – and could play a role in treating depression  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/gut-bacteria-ensure-healthy-brain-play-role-treating-depression-28737

New insights that link Fragile X syndrome and autism spectrum disorders  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-11/vfi-nit111714.php

Growth factor regenerates damaged nerves without sprouting new blood vessels  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-growth-factor-regenerates-nerves-blood.html

With rewards, we remember more than we should  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-rewards.html

TSRI Researchers Discover New Type of Neuron that Plays Key Role in Nicotine Addiction  http://www.scripps.edu/news/press/2014/20141117george.html

Brain response to a ‘lost’ first language  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-brain-response-lost-language.html

Major brain pathway rediscovered after century-old confusion, controversy http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-major-brain-pathway-rediscovered-century-old.html

New type of neuron that plays key role in nicotine addiction found  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141117110656.htm

Where will big neuroscience take us?  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141117110702.htm

Thirdhand smoke poses lingering danger  https://www.sciencenews.org/article/thirdhand-smoke-poses-lingering-danger

Locking Shut the Calcium Channel  http://neurosciencenews.com/calcium-channel-neurodegenerative-diseases-1542/

Secondhand marijuana smoke may damage blood vessels as much as tobacco smoke  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-11/aha-sms110514.php

Moderate alcohol benefits: only for 15% of population  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/285327.php

Virus may affect mental abilities, study reports  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-virus-affect-mental-abilities.html

‘Not just a flavoring:’ Menthol and nicotine, combined, desensitize airway receptors  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-11/gumc-ja110614.php

Neuroscientists reveal mechanism crucial to molding male brains  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-neuroscientists-reveal-mechanism-crucial-molding.html

What brain studies reveal about the risk of adolescent alcohol use and abuse  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-11/gumc-wbs110614.php

Otago neuroscientists reveal mechanism crucial to moulding male brains  http://www.otago.ac.nz/news/news/otago082557.html

Vibrating gloves can teach Braille in MINUTES: Motors attached to knuckles help the brain remember complex touch patterns http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2666900/Vibrating-gloves-teach-Braille-MINUTES-Motors-attached-knuckles-help-brain-remember-complex-touch-patterns.html

Musical Glove Improves Sensation, Mobility for People with Spinal Cord Injury  http://www.news.gatech.edu/hg/item/140221

Omega-3 fatty acids may prevent some forms of depression: study  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/omega-3-fatty-acids-may-prevent-forms-depression-study-28514

MS breakthrough: switching off aggressive cells stops body from attacking itself  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/ms-breakthrough-switching-aggressive-cells-stops-body-attacking-27927

Overcoming Fear With Oxytocin  http://psychcentral.com/news/2014/11/15/overcoming-fear-with-oxytocin/77349.html

Researchers provide first peek at how neurons multitask  http://www.psypost.org/2014/11/researchers-provide-first-peek-neurons-multitask-29499

Mechanism and treatment for learning and memory deficits in mouse models of Noonan syndrome  http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nn.3863.html

Musical Glove Improves Sensation, Mobility for People with Spinal Cord Injury  http://neurosciencenews.com/musical-glove-spinal-cord-injury-wearable-computer/

Could Depression Actually be a form of Infectious Disease? – See more at: http://sb.cc.stonybrook.edu/news/general/141113depression.php#sthash.cmapd0PG.dpuf
Studies Identify Spinal Cord Neurons that Control Skilled Limb Movement  http://neurosciencenews.com/forelimb-movement-neurons-electrophysiology-1009/

Could Depression Actually Be a Form of Infectious Disease?  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141114124307.htm

Researchers Generate New Neurons in Brains, Spinal Cords of Living Adult Mammals  http://neurosciencenews.com/neurogenesis-astrocytes-spinal-cord-neurons-791/

With Age Comes a Better Understanding of Social Signals  http://neurosciencenews.com/social-signal-aging-psychology-1540/

Computer Model of Nerve Cells Provides Insights into Communication Problems  http://neurosciencenews.com/neurodegeneration-dendrite-structure-communication-1539/

Different Neuronal Groups Govern Right-Left Alternation When Walking  http://neurosciencenews.com/neuroscience-movement-dbx1-gene-276/

Do spinal cord injuries cause subsequent brain damage?  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141114131058.htm

Learning a New Language is an Excellent Mental Workout   http://psychcentral.com/news/2014/11/14/learning-a-new-language-is-an-excellent-mental-workout/77308.html

Scientists find first evidence of ‘local’ clock in the brain  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-scientists-evidence-local-clock-brain.html

Do spinal cord injuries cause subsequent brain damage?  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-spinal-cord-injuries-subsequent-brain.html

Habits as learning enhancers  http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnhum.2014.00918/full

Scientists Propose a New Definition for Tau-Only Pathology  http://www.alzforum.org/news/research-news/scientists-propose-new-definition-tau-only-pathology

Primary age-related tauopathy (PART): a common pathology associated with human aging  link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs00401-014-1349-0.pdf

New Alzheimer’s-related memory disorder identified http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-alzheimer-related-memory-disorder.html

Study finds twitches during sleep activate the brain in a unique way  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/study-finds-twitches-sleep-activate-brain-unique-way-28389

Stopped brain clock saves memory in hamsters  https://www.sciencenews.org/article/stopped-brain-clock-saves-memory-hamsters

Biological Clocks Operate on Many Scales  http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/biological-clocks-operate-on-many-scales/

Effects of sleep deprivation on different phases of memory in the rat: dissociation between contextual and tone fear conditioning tasks  http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00389/abstract

Abnormal emotional learning in a rat model of autism exposed to valproic acid in utero  http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00387/abstract

Learning a New Language Changes Functionality and Structure of Brain Networks  http://neurosciencenews.com/brain-connectivity-language-learning-fmri-1530/

Researchers at IRB Barcelona discover that the liver and brain communicate in order to regulate appetite  http://www.irbbarcelona.org/en/news/researchers-at-irb-barcelona-discover-that-the-liver-and-brain-communicate-in-order-to-regulate

EEG neurofeedback treatments in children with ADHD: an updated meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials  http://www.irbbarcelona.org/en/news/researchers-at-irb-barcelona-discover-that-the-liver-and-brain-communicate-in-order-to-regulate

Trinity scientists make breakthrough in understanding Parkinson’s disease  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-11/tcd-tsm111314.php

Molecular Time Signalling Controls Stem Cells During Brain Development  http://neurosciencenews.com/tgf-beta-neural-stem-cell-development-1526/

Study offers new clue into how anesthesia works  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-11/rup-son111314.php

Study Identifies New Player in Brain Function and Memory  http://neurosciencenews.com/fxr1p-memory-genetics-neuroscience-1528/

New Alzheimer’s-related memory disorder identified  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-11/uok-nam111314.php

Total recall:  the science behind it  http://muhc.ca/newsroom/news/total-recall-science-behind-it

The science behind total recall: New player in brain function and memory  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141113152916.htm

Picture emerges of how kids get head injuries  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-picture-emerges-kids-injuries.html

The surprising effects of attention on creativity  http://www.psypost.org/2014/11/surprising-effects-attention-creativity-29351

Humans’ big brains might be due in part to newly identified protein  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-humans-big-brains-due-newly.html

Focusing on executive functions in kindergarten leads to lasting academic improvements  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141112144722.htm

The backwards brain? Study shows how brain maps develop to help us perceive the world   http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-brain-world.html

‘Smart’ drugs [Modafinil] won’t make smart people smarter, research concludes  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141112131954.htm

How does the brain develop in individuals with autism?  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-11/huh-hdt111214.php

IU-led research team identifies genetic variant linked to better memory performance  http://news.medicine.iu.edu/releases/2014/11/saykin-memory-snp.shtml

Single molecular switch may contribute to major aging-related diseases  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-11/mgh-sms111214.php

Genetic variant linked to better memory performance found  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141112115934.htm

Learning languages is a workout for brains, both young and old  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-11/ps-lli111214.php

Important brain reward pathway confirmed by researchers  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141112132111.htm

Brain protein influences how the brain manages stress; suggests new model of depression  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-11/tmsh-bpi111214.php

NIDA researchers confirm important brain reward pathway  http://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/news-releases/2014/11/nida-researchers-confirm-important-brain-reward-pathway

The backwards brain? Study shows how brain maps develop to help us perceive the world  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-11/sri-tbb111214.php

Depression, overwhelming guilt in preschool years linked to brain changes  https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/27670.aspx

Enriched Environments Hold Promise for Brain Injury Patients  https://www.aftau.org/weblog-medicine–health?=&storyid4704=2127&ncs4704=3

Enriched environments hold promise for brain injury patients  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141111111657.htm

Enriched environments hold promise for brain injury patients  http://www.psypost.org/2014/11/enriched-environments-hold-promise-brain-injury-patients-29375

Study finds regular marijuana use changes the brain and can lower IQ  http://www.psypost.org/2014/11/study-finds-regular-marijuana-use-changes-brain-can-lower-iq-29386

Multiple neurodevelopmental disorders have a common molecular cause  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/multiple-neurodevelopmental-disorders-common-molecular-cause-28643

Human brainwaves light up mouse genes  http://www.nature.com/news/human-brainwaves-light-up-mouse-genes-1.16324?WT.mc_id=TWT_NatureNews

A category-free neural population supports evolving demands during decision-making.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25383902

Controlling genes with your thoughts  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141111111317.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Ftop_news%2Ftop_science+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Top+Science+News%29

Mind-Controlled Gene Expression  http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/41416/title/Mind-Controlled-Gene-Expression/

Human thoughts control mouse genes  https://www.sciencenews.org/article/human-thoughts-control-mouse-genes

Learning How Little We Know About the Brain  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/11/science/learning-how-little-we-know-about-the-brain.html?_r=0

Long-term consequences of adolescent cannabinoid exposure in adult psychopathology  http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnins.2014.00361/abstract

MS breakthrough: switching off aggressive cells stops body from attacking itself  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/ms-breakthrough-switching-aggressive-cells-stops-body-attacking-27927

Institutional rearing may increase ADHD risk by altering cortical development  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/institutional-rearing-may-increase-adhd-risk-altering-cortical-development-28709

Findings Challenge Assumptions About How Information Is Encoded in the Brain  http://neurosciencenews.com/neuron-multitasking-information-encoding-1516/

Chronic marijuana use may alter the brain  https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/science-ticker/chronic-marijuana-use-may-alter-brain

The Brain’s “Inner GPS” Gets Dismantled  http://neurosciencenews.com/hippocampus-spatial-memory-1519/

So, you think you can clap to the beat?  https://www.mcgill.ca/newsroom/channels/news/so-you-think-you-can-clap-beat-239990

Why Beat Deaf Individuals Are Unable to Keep a Beat or Tap Along with Music  http://neurosciencenews.com/beat-deafness-auditory-system-1515/

The processing of actions and action-words in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0010945214003347

Actions versus objects: Patients with ALS have difficulty with action-verbs: why?  http://www.sissa.it/news/actions-versus-objects

Patients with ALS have difficulty with verbs: Why?  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141107091534.htm

Burnout caused by more than just job stress  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/burnout-caused-just-job-stress-28230

Inside the Colourful World of Animal Vision  http://neurosciencenews.com/animal-vision-neuroscience-1513/

Actions versus objects in ALS: The role of the motor system  http://www.psypost.org/2014/11/actions-versus-objects-als-role-motor-system-29334_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Mouse model sheds light on role of mitochondria in neurodegenerative diseases  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/mouse-model-sheds-light-role-mitochondria-neurodegenerative-diseases-28257

Lou Gehrig’s disease study: Renewing brain’s aging support cells may help neurons survive  http://www.psypost.org/2014/11/lou-gehrigs-disease-study-renewing-brains-aging-support-cells-may-help-neurons-survive-29184

Sleep starts later as teens age, but school still starts early  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-teens-age-school-early.html

The role of a specific brain region in deciding between conflicting options  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-role-specific-brain-region-conflicting.html

Research shows easy-to-walk communities can blunt cognitive decline – http://news.ku.edu/research-shows-easy-walk-communities-can-blunt-cognitive-decline#sthash.IxfFpy7p.dpuf

High-fat diet postponing brain aging  http://healthsciences.ku.dk/news/news2014/high-fat-diet-postponing-brain-aging/

Could a high-fat diet help slow brain aging?  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/285067.php

New knowledge about the human brain’s plasticity http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-11/ki-nka110414.php

Women’s finer sense of smell may be due to more brain cells  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/284991.php

New knowledge about the human brain’s plasticity  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-knowledge-human-brain-plasticity.html

COX-2 inhibitors linked to increased risk of stroke death  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/284913.php

Dynamics of Oligodendrocyte Generation and Myelination in the Human Brain  http://www.cell.com/cell/abstract/S0092-8674%2814%2901298-7

Researchers Present New Findings About Human Brain Plasticity  http://neurosciencenews.com/oligodendrocyte-brain-plasticity-1497/

UW study shows direct brain interface between humans  http://www.washington.edu/news/2014/11/05/uw-study-shows-direct-brain-interface-between-humans/

High-fat diet postponing brain aging  http://healthsciences.ku.dk/news/news2014/high-fat-diet-postponing-brain-aging/

Our brain dissociates emotional response from explicit memory in fearful situations  http://www.idibell.cat/modul/news/en/731/our-brain-dissociates-emotional-response-from-explicit-memory-in-fearful-situations

High rate of insomnia during early recovery from addiction  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-11/wkh-hro110514.php

Brain Changes Linked to Prematurity May Explain Risk of Neurodevelopmental Disorders  http://www.chla.org/site/apps/nlnet/content2.aspx?c=ipINKTOAJsG&b=7632571&ct=14321933&notoc=1#.VFl1u2d0bZ4

Brain changes linked to prematurity may explain risk of neurodevelopmental disorders   http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-11/chla-bcl110414.php

The inside story: How the brain and skull stay together  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-11/uom-tis110414.php

Language in the aging brain: The network dynamics of cognitive decline and preservation  http://www.sciencemag.org/content/346/6209/583?utm_content=buffer6b76f

Aging and the Changing Landscape of Memory  http://www.kavlifoundation.org/science-spotlights/aging-and-changing-landscape-memory#.VFlo6md0bZ6

Dietary and lifestyle changes can reverse memory loss in Alzheimer’s, study proves  http://prn.fm/dietary-lifestyle-changes-can-reverse-memory-loss-alzheimers-study-proves/

Up in smoke: Secondhand cigarette smoke causes weight gain  http://news.byu.edu/archive14-oct-secondhandsmoke.aspx

Irregular heartbeat doubles risk for ‘silent strokes,’ review suggests  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-atrial-fibrillation-silent.html

Neuroscientists Offer Novel Insight on Brain Networks  http://neurosciencenews.com/neural-networks-aging-memory-1486/

Aging brains aren’t necessarily declining brains  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-aging-brains-necessarily-declining.html

Biological fat with a sugar attached essential to maintaining the brain’s supply of stem cells  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-11/mcog-bfw110314.php

University of Toronto researchers discover why anesthetics cause prolonged memory loss  http://media.utoronto.ca/media-releases/university-of-toronto-researchers-discover-why-anesthetics-cause-prolonged-memory-loss/

University of Toronto researchers discover why anesthetics cause prolonged memory loss  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-11/uot-uot110314.php

Scientists trying to develop new anaesthetics that reduce risk of memory loss  http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/scientists-trying-to-develop-new-anaesthetics-that-reduce-risk-of-memory-loss/story-fni0fit3-1226909126293?nk=0131d19b993cfd71499f9405bb9eecc3

Surgery linked to memory loss and dementia  http://www.smh.com.au/national/health/surgery-linked-to-memory-loss-and-dementia-20140508-zr6vq.html

‘White matter’ behaves differently in children with dyslexia  http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2014/10/dyslexia-white-matter/?utm_source=vuhomepage&utm_medium=newsbox&utm_campaign=dyslexia

Brain’s White Matter Arrayed Differently in Dyslexic Kids  http://psychcentral.com/news/2014/11/01/brains-white-matter-arrayed-differently-in-dyslexic-kids/76851.html

Prostaglandin D2 synthase/GPR44: a signaling axis in PNS myelination  http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nn.3857.html

A hierarchy of ankyrin-spectrin complexes clusters sodium channels at nodes of Ranvier  http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nn.3859.html

Glial ankyrins facilitate paranodal axoglial junction assembly  http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nn.3858.html

Fruit fly lights up brain wiring  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-fruit-brain-wiring.html

Study offers evidence of unconscious thinking impacting conscious decision making http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-evidence-unconscious-impacting-conscious-decision.html

Adolescent Binge Drinking Reduces Brain Myelin, Impairs Cognitive and Behavioral Control  http://www.umass.edu/newsoffice/article/adolescent-binge-drinking-reduces-brain

Brain asymmetry in cortical thickness is correlated with cognitive function  http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnhum.2014.00877/full

Scientists show that nicotine withdrawal reduces response to rewards across species  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/scientists-show-nicotine-withdrawal-reduces-response-rewards-across-species-28107

Neuronal “Superhub” Might Generate Consciousness  http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/neuronal-superhub-might-generate-consciousness/?sf5498117=1

Our prescription drugs kill us in large numbers  http://www.pamw.pl/en/node/2447

Our prescription drugs kill us in large numbers.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25355584

Study investigates why sadness is the longest-lasting emotion  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/284741.php

Link seen between seizures and migraines in the brain  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/link-seen-seizures-migraines-brain-29116

Alcohol Binge Drinking during Adolescence or Dependence during Adulthood Reduces Prefrontal Myelin in Male Rats  http://www.jneurosci.org/content/34/44/14777

Apnea-Induced Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Disruption Impairs Human Spatial Navigational Memory  http://www.jneurosci.org/content/34/44/14571

Schwann Cells and Deleted in Colorectal Carcinoma Direct Regenerating Motor Axons Towards Their Original Path  http://www.jneurosci.org/content/34/44/14668

Contribution of emotional and motivational neurocircuitry to cue-signaled active avoidance learning  http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00372/full

Dendrite morphogenesis depends on relative levels of NT-3/TrkC signaling  http://www.sciencemag.org/content/346/6209/626.short

Peripheral clocks don’t need the brain’s master clock to function correctly http://esciencenews.com/articles/2014/10/31/peripheral.clocks.dont.need.brains.master.clock.function.correctly

Adolescent binge drinking reduces brain myelin, impairs cognitive and behavioral control  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/adolescent-binge-drinking-reduces-brain-myelin-impairs-cognitive-behavioral-control-29100

Drug tests on mothers’ hair links recreational drug use to birth defects  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-10/ucl-dto103114.php

Insomnia increases risk of motor vehicle deaths, other fatal injuries  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-10/aaos-iir103114.php

Researcher Debunks Alzheimer’s Prevailing Development Theory  http://gumc.georgetown.edu/news/Researcher-Debunks-Alzheimers-Prevailing-Development-Theory

Tau, not amyloid-beta, triggers neuronal death process in Alzheimer’s  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-10/gumc-tn102814.php

Rods in daylight act as relay cells for cone-driven horizontal cell–mediated surround inhibition  http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nn.3852.html

Engineered cells reveal changes associated with learning, memory and reward  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/284471.php

Neuroscience: Why scratching makes you itch more  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-why-scratching-makes-you-itch.html

Research Review: Birth by caesarean section and development of autism spectrum disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25348074?dopt=Abstract

Why plants in the office make us more productive  http://www.psypost.org/2014/08/plants-office-make-us-productive-27795

Epidemiological Study by Penn Vet Professor Investigates Parasite-Schizophrenia Connection  http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/news/epidemiological-study-penn-vet-professor-investigates-parasite-schizophrenia-connection

Not just lazy: Chronic fatigue is real, new brain scans show  http://www.today.com/health/chronic-fatigue-real-new-brain-scans-show-1D80250083

Spontaneous mutations in key brain gene are a cause of autism  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/spontaneous-mutations-key-brain-gene-cause-autism-28305

Geneticists tap human knockouts  http://www.nature.com/news/geneticists-tap-human-knockouts-1.16239?WT.ec_id=NATURE-20141030

Isolating Pathogenic Mechanisms Embedded within the Hippocampal Circuit through Regional Vulnerability  http://www.cell.com/neuron/fulltext/S0896-6273%2814%2900731-4

Calcium transient prevalence across the dendritic arbour predicts place field properties  http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature13871.html?WT.ec_id=NATURE-20141030

Have you seen the Brain Awareness Video Contest winners yet? Here’s first place, “Vision and Illusion.”  

Steadily rising increases in mitochondrial DNA mutations cause abrupt shifts in brain disease  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/steadily-rising-increases-mitochondrial-dna-mutations-cause-abrupt-shifts-brain-disease-29030?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Heavy marijuana use could make it harder to recognize emotions in facial expressions  http://www.psypost.org/2014/03/heavy-marijuana-use-could-make-it-harder-to-recognize-emotions-in-facial-expressions-23844

How Writing Reveals the Damaged Brain http://www.dana.org/Cerebrum/Default.aspx?id=39304
 

Researchers identify brain changes involved in alcohol-related sleep disturbances  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/researchers-identify-brain-changes-involved-alcohol-related-sleep-disturbances-28376

An enzyme and synaptic plasticity: Study reveals novel role for the Pin1 molecule  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/enzyme-synaptic-plasticity-study-reveals-novel-role-pin1-molecule-28658

Reduced executive and default network functional connectivity in cigarette smokers.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25346448?dopt=Abstract

Single rodent mesohabenular axons release glutamate and GABA  http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/v17/n11/full/nn.3823.html

Visualizing an emotional valence map in the limbic forebrain by TAI-FISH  http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/v17/n11/full/nn.3813.html

Just two hours of extra physical activity each week improves school performance: study  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/just-two-hours-extra-physical-activity-week-improves-school-performance-study-28794

Pain and the PAG: learning from painful mistakes  http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/v17/n11/full/nn.3844.html

Amygdala inputs to the prefrontal cortex elicit heterosynaptic suppression of hippocampal inputshttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25339749.

Bilingual neurons release glutamate and GABA  http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/v17/n11/full/nn.3840.html?WT.ec_id=NEURO-201411

MRI shows gray matter myelin loss strongly related to MS disability  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/mri-shows-gray-matter-myelin-loss-strongly-related-ms-disability-28073

Learning and memory:  Actively compensating  http://www.nature.com/nrn/journal/v15/n11/full/nrn3854.html

Society for Neuroscience Videos  https://www.youtube.com/user/sfnvideo/videos

Society for Neuroscience Video Playlists  https://www.youtube.com/user/sfnvideo/playlists

Embryonic blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier formation and function  http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnins.2014.00343/abstract

Watching 3-D videos of trees helps people recover from stress  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-d-videos-trees-people-recover.html

Ultra-high-field MRI reveals language centres in the brain in much more detail  http://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-ultra-high-field-mri-reveals-language-centres.html

Bursting Neurons and Fading Memories, 1st Edition:  An Alternative Hypothesis of the Pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s Disease  http://store.elsevier.com/product.jsp?isbn=9780128019795&utm_source=socialmedia

Scientists Uncover Major Factor in Development of Huntingtons Disease  http://neurosciencenews.com/neurology-huntingtin-mtorc1-genetics-1483/

 

Just 30 minutes of exercise has benefits for the brain  http://www.adelaide.edu.au/news/news74203.html

More kids harmed by drinking in pregnancy than expected, study reports  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-kids-pregnancy.html

Just 30 minutes of exercise has benefits for the brain  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-minutes-benefits-brain.html

Algal virus found in humans, slows brain activity http://news.sciencemag.org/biology/2014/10/algal-virus-found-humans-slows-brain-activity?rss=1

Enhancing dentate gyrus function with dietary flavanols improves cognition in older adults  http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nn.3850.html

Locus-specific epigenetic remodeling controls addiction- and depression-related behaviors  http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nn.3871.html

Rods in daylight act as relay cells for cone-driven horizontal cell–mediated surround inhibition  http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nn.3852.html

Can your blood type affect your memory? http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/can-blood-type-affect-memory-28042

Activity in Dendrites is Critical in Memory Formation http://neurosciencenews.com/neuroscience-dendrite-memory-formation-1477/

Neuroscientists propose revolutionary DNA-based approach to map wiring of whole brain  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/10/121023172206.htm

It’s better for memory to make mistakes while learning  http://www.sciencecodex.com/its_better_for_memory_to_make_mistakes_while_learning-144256

Special Topic: Traumatic Brain Injury  http://sciencewatch.com/articles/special-topic-traumatic-brain-injury

Large study pinpoints synapse genes with major roles in severe childhood epilepsies  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/large-study-pinpoints-synapse-genes-major-roles-severe-childhood-epilepsies-28355

Using neuroimaging to expose the unconscious influences of priming  http://www.neuroscientificallychallenged.com/blog/neuroimaging-expose-unconscious-influences-priming

Synapses Always on the Starting Blocks  http://neurosciencenews.com/vesicle-fusion-synapses-neuroscience-1479/

Dietary Flavanols Reverse Age-Related Memory Decline http://newsroom.cumc.columbia.edu/blog/2014/10/26/flavanols-memory-decline/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=flavanols-memory-decline

Activity in dendrites is critical in memory formation http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/activity-dendrites-critical-memory-formation-28971

CNiFERs: Scientists create real-time readout of neurochemical activity http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/cnifers-scientists-create-real-time-readout-neurochemical-activity-28973

Dietary flavanols reverse age-related memory decline http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-10/cumc-dfr102314.php

New Models and Tools for Studying Synaptic Development and Function: FREE Webinar Tuesday 10/28 12:30-2 pm EDT http://bit.ly/1wuCFVM

Dietary cocoa flavanols reverse age-related memory decline, study shows http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-dietary-cocoa-flavanols-reverse-age-related.html

Intraneuronally Injected Amyloid Beta Inhibits Long-Term Potentiation In Rat Hippocampal Slices http://jn.physiology.org/content/early/2012/02/15/jn.00589.2011

“Executive functions” cannot be distinguished from general intelligence: two variations on a single theme within a symphony of latent variance http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00369/abstract

Seasonal depression ’caused by increased levels of serotonin transporter protein’ http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/284195.php

After-school exercise program enhances cognition in 7-, 8- and 9-year-olds http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/school-exercise-program-enhances-cognition-7-8-9-year-olds-28343

How gut bacteria ensure a healthy brain – and could play a role in treating depression http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/gut-bacteria-ensure-healthy-brain-play-role-treating-depression-28737

Intelligence inheritance: Three genes that add to your IQ score http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/intelligence-inheritance-three-genes-add-iq-score-27995

Managing the Adverse Effects of Antidepressants http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/managing-adverse-effects-antidepressants

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Treatments in Psychiatry http://www.flyingpublisher.com/0008.php

A frontal but not parietal neural correlate of auditory consciousness. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25344118?dopt=Abstract

Microscopy providing ‘window into the cell’ wins chemistry Nobel https://www.sciencenews.org/article/microscopy-providing-%E2%80%98window-cell%E2%80%99-wins-chemistry-nobel?mode=pick&context=144

Lattice light-sheet microscopy: Imaging molecules to embryos at high spatiotemporal resolution http://www.sciencemag.org/content/346/6208/1257998

Study: ‘Broad consensus’ that violent media increase child aggression http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/study-%E2%80%8Bbroad-consensus-violent-media-increase-child-aggression-28548

New microscope gives clear view inside cells https://www.sciencenews.org/article/new-microscope-gives-clear-view-inside-cells

Anatomical Abnormalities in Autism? http://cercor.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2014/10/14/cercor.bhu242.abstract

Breakthrough study identifies genetic link between the circadian clock and seasonal timing  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/breakthrough-study-identifies-genetic-link-circadian-clock-seasonal-timing-27883

Omega 3 can help children with ADD, experts say  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141023091815.htm

Most Autistic People Have Normal Brain Anatomy  http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/neuroskeptic/2014/10/25/autistic-people-normal-brain-anatomy/#.VExL31d0bZ5

Ghrelin: A link between ageing, metabolism and neurodegenerative disorders  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0969996114002575

Sound and Light Show  http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/40999/title/Sound-and-Light-Show/

The Hippocampus as a Cognitive Map: the book  http://coronaradiata.net/2014/10/25/the-hippocampus-as-a-cognitive-map-the-book/

Memories get the emotional switch  http://www.riken.jp/en/research/rikenresearch/highlights/7878/

Bidirectional switch of the valence associated with a hippocampal contextual memory engram  http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v513/n7518/full/nature13725.html

Strong Vocabulary Protects Against Cognitive Decline http://psychcentral.com/news/2014/10/22/strong-vocabulary-protects-against-cognitive-decline/76446.html

Clues to genetics of congenital heart defects emerge from Down syndrome study http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-clues-genetics-congenital-heart-defects.html

Fundamental Neuroscience (online course from HarvardX) http://www.mcb80x.org/

The DTI connectivity of the human claustrum. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25339630?dopt=Abstract

Second study links acetaminophen use during pregnancy to ADHD symptoms in children http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/second-study-links-acetaminophen-use-pregnancy-adhd-symptoms-children-28653

Exercise Reduces the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease http://brainblogger.com/2014/10/24/exercise-reduces-the-risk-of-alzheimers-disease/

Strong working memory puts brakes on problematic drug use http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/strong-working-memory-puts-brakes-problematic-drug-use-28454

Dual role of cerebral blood flow in regional brain temperature control in the healthy newborn infant http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S073657481400080X

Detection of residual cognitive function through non-spontaneous eye movement in a patient with advanced frontotemporal dementia http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnins.2014.00334/abstract

The choroid plexuses and their impact on developmental neurogenesis http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnins.2014.00340/abstract

Simply Shining a Light Can Reveal the Brain’s Structure http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/mind-guest-blog/2014/10/24/simply-shining-a-light-can-reveal-the-brains-structure/

Babies learn words differently as they age, researcher says http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/babies-learn-words-differently-age-researcher-says-28244

Memories Get the Emotional Switch http://neurosciencenews.com/emotion-memory-neuroscience-bla-1473/

High-Speed Intracellular Imaging http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/41297/title/High-Speed-Intracellular-Imaging/

Why people with Down syndrome invariably develop Alzheimer’s disease http://beaker.sanfordburnham.org/2014/10/new-insight-on-why-people-with-down-syndrome-invariably-develop-alzheimers-disease/#sthash.rettZxA0.dpuf

Smoking interferes with neurocognitive recovery during abstinence from alcohol  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/smoking-interferes-neurocognitive-recovery-abstinence-alcohol-28863

Brain simulation raises questions  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/brain-simulation-raises-questions-28922

Press release: New insight on why people with Down syndrome invariably develop Alzheimer’s disease  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-10/smri-nio102214.php

New insight on why people with Down syndrome invariably develop Alzheimer’s disease  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-insight-people-syndrome-invariably-alzheimer.html

Are our brains physically shaped by life experiences?  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/284341.php

Endogenous Cholinergic Input to the Pontine REM Sleep Generator Is Not Required for REM Sleep to Occur  http://www.jneurosci.org/content/34/43/14198

Chemists Show that ALS is a Protein Aggregation Disease  http://neurosciencenews.com/sod1-als-genetics-neurology-1472/

 

Reminiscing Can Help Boost Mental Performance  http://neurosciencenews.com/psychology-mental-task-reminiscing-1471/

 

Mathematical model shows how the brain remains stable during learning  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-mathematical-brain-stable.html

Human skin cells reprogrammed directly into brain cells  https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/27573.aspx

Human Skin Cells Reprogrammed Directly into Brain Cells  http://neurosciencenews.com/huntingtons-genetics-cell-reprogramming-1469/

Gladstone Scientists Reprogram Skin Cells into Brain Cells  http://www.ucsf.edu/news/2012/06/12114/gladstone-scientists-reprogram-skin-cells-brain-cells

New Research on Walnuts and the Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Animal study reveals potential brain-health benefits of a walnut-enriched diet  http://www.iospress.nl/ios_news/new-research-on-walnuts-and-the-fight-against-alzheimers-disease/

Protective Effects of Walnut Extract Against Amyloid Beta Peptide-Induced Cell Death and Oxidative Stress in PC12 Cells http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3183245/

Scientists restore hearing in noise-deafened mice, pointing way to new therapies for humans  http://www.uofmhealth.org/news/archive/201410/scientists-restore-hearing-noise-deafened-mice-pointing-way

Immune proteins moonlight to regulate brain-cell connections  http://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S41/38/60A70/index.xml?section=topstories

New map of a rat brain makes it easy for scientists and doctors to explore the brain and connectome  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-rat-brain-easy-scientists-doctors.html

Immune proteins moonlight to regulate brain-cell connections  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-immune-proteins-moonlight-brain-cell.html

Unsteady on your feet? Little touches could make all the difference http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-unsteady-feet-difference.html

Resetting the circadian clock: Shift workers might want to skip high-iron foods  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-resetting-circadian-clock-shift-workers.html

B-vitamins can help beat depression according to study  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-b-vitamins-depression.html

Scientists Restore Hearing in Noise Deafened Mice  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-scientists-noise-deafened-mice-therapies.html

Scientists restore hearing in noise-deafened mice, pointing way to new therapies  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-scientists-noise-deafened-mice-therapies.html

 

Dr. Antonello Bonci Q & A: Lighting Up the Brain To Shut Down Cocaine Seeking http://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/nida-notes/2014/07/dr-antonello-bonci-q-lighting-up-brain-to-shut-down-cocaine-seeking

New Insight Into How Cues Cause Relapse to Cocaine http://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/nida-notes/2014/05/new-insight-how-cues-cause-relapse-to-cocaine

See-Through, One-Atom-Thick, Carbon Electrodes are a Powerful Tool for Studying Epilepsy, Other Brain Disorders, Penn Study Finds http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/news/News_Releases/2014/10/litt/

Graphene Microelectrodes are Powerful Tools for Studying Epilepsy and Other Brain Disorders http://neurosciencenews.com/graphene-electrode-electrophysiology-epilepsy-1455/

Study Suggests Mental Rest and Reflection Boost Learning http://neurosciencenews.com/mental-rest-learning-memory-neuroscience-1458/

Decoy drug developed by Stanford Bio-X scientists allows brains of adult mice to form new connections  http://news.stanford.edu/news/2014/october/biox-brain-protein-10-13-14.html

B vitamin polymorphisms and behavior: Evidence of associations with neurodevelopment, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and cognitive decline  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0149763414002048

Turning Back the Brain’s Clock  http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/41229/title/Turning-Back-the-Brain-s-Clock/

Dopaminergic neurons promote hippocampal reactivation and spatial memory persistence  http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nn.3843.html

When antidepressant drugs cause depression  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/antidepressant-drugs-cause-depression-27966

Brief depression questionnaires could lead to unnecessary antidepressant prescriptions  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/brief-depression-questionnaires-lead-unnecessary-antidepressant-prescriptions-28387

EEG study findings reveal how fear is processed in the brain  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/eeg-study-findings-reveal-fear-processed-brain-28186

New learning mechanism for individual nerve cells  http://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/article/new-learning-mechanism-for-individual-nerve-cells

Memory trace and timing mechanism localized to cerebellar Purkinje cells (full text) http://www.pnas.org/content/111/41/14930.full

An enzyme and synaptic plasticity: Study reveals novel role for the Pin1 molecule  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/enzyme-synaptic-plasticity-study-reveals-novel-role-pin1-molecule-28658

Long-term in vivo imaging of dendritic spines in the hippocampus reveals structural plasticity.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25319691

Study provides more evidence that sleep apnea is hurting your brain  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/study-provides-evidence-sleep-apnea-hurting-brain-28035

New learning mechanism for individual nerve cells  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/new-learning-mechanism-individual-nerve-cells-28411

Xenon gas protects the brain after head injury  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/xenon-gas-protects-brain-head-injury-28009

Mild traumatic brain injury can have lasting effects for families  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/mild-traumatic-brain-injury-can-lasting-effects-families-28773

Network measures predict neuropsychological outcome after brain injury  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/network-measures-predict-neuropsychological-outcome-brain-injury-28179

How the brain leads us to believe we have sharp vision  http://ekvv.uni-bielefeld.de/blog/uninews/entry/how_the_brain_leads_us

How the Brain Leads Us to Believe We Have Sharp Vision  http://neurosciencenews.com/visual-perception-sharper-images-neuroscience-1451/

Magnetic Resonance Imaging study finds brain abnormalities in regular marijuana users  http://www.psypost.org/2014/07/magnetic-resonance-imaging-study-finds-brain-abnormalities-regular-marijuana-users-26679

Broken signals lead to neurodegeneration  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/broken-signals-lead-neurodegeneration-27974

Smoking and schizophrenia linked by alterations in brain nicotine signals  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/smoking-schizophrenia-linked-alterations-brain-nicotine-signals-28228

Scientists Develop Decoy Drug to Aid Ailing Brain   http://neurosciencenews.com/neurogenesis-visual-neuroscience-synapses-1449/

‘Paradigm shift’ in understanding of potassium channels   http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141016144003.htm

Neuro-Insights into Holding It  http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/41248/title/Neuro-Insights-into-Holding-It/

Jet Lag Upsets Gut Microbes  http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/41249/title/Jet-Lag-Upsets-Gut-Microbes/

One Fish, Two Fish: Despite a lack of vision, a blind cavefish can count. Sort of.  http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/40989/title/One-Fish–Two-Fish/

Myelin’s Role in Motor Learning  http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/41245/title/Myelin-s-Role-in-Motor-Learning/

Neuron insulating myelin is vital for learning new practical skills, study finds  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/neuron-insulating-myelin-vital-learning-new-practical-skills-st

Male and female brains aren’t equal when it comes to fat  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/male-female-brains-arent-equal-comes-fat-28750

Misfolded Proteins Clump Together in a Surprising Place http://neurosciencenews.com/protein-aggregation-parkinsons-genetics-1446/

 

New Algorithms Search for Signs of Consciousness in Brain Injury Patients  http://www.wired.com/2014/10/neural-signature-consciousness/

Vegetative patients may be more conscious of the world than we think  http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/vegetative-patients-may-be-more-conscious-of-the-world-than-we-think-9799650.html

Scientists find ‘hidden brain signatures’ of consciousness in vegetative state patients – See more at: http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/scientists-find-hidden-brain-signatures-of-consciousness-in-vegetative-state-patients#sthash.2BY0kDSi.dpuf  http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/scientists-find-hidden-brain-signatures-of-consciousness-in-vegetative-state-patients

Scientists find ‘hidden brain signatures’ of consciousness in vegetative state patients  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141016143706.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Ftop_news%2Ftop_science+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Top+Science+News%29

 

A memory boost from exercising could pass on to your baby  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/memory-boost-exercising-pass-baby-28717?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Leisure time physical activity linked to lower depression risk  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/leisure-time-physical-activity-linked-lower-depression-risk-28733?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Chimpanzees have favorite ‘tool set’ for hunting staple food of army ants  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/chimpanzees-favorite-tool-set-hunting-staple-food-army-ants-28735?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Depression drugs linked to failure of dental implants http://www.mcgill.ca/newsroom/channels/news/depression-drugs-linked-failure-dental-implants-238837

Drugs for depression linked with failure of dental implant  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/drugs-depression-linked-failure-dental-implants-28140

Damage to brain ‘hubs’ causes extensive impairment   http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-brain-hubs-extensive-impairment.html

Breakthrough study identifies genetic link between the circadian clock and seasonal timing  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/breakthrough-study-identifies-genetic-link-circadian-clock-seasonal-timing-27883

Gut bacteria protein linked to anorexia and bulimia  http://neurosciencenews.com/mrna-ion-channels-cluster-neurons-1434/

Damage to Brain ‘Hubs’ Causes Extensive Impairment  http://neurosciencenews.com/neural-networks-injury-brain-impairment-1433/

 

New Study Finds That Neurons Actively Fine Tune Themselves at the Genetic Level  http://neurosciencenews.com/mrna-ion-channels-cluster-neurons-1434/

 

In Vitro Alzheimer’s?  http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/41206/title/In-Vitro-Alzheimer-s-/

Strong working memory puts brakes on problematic drug use  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/strong-working-memory-puts-brakes-problematic-drug-use-28454
Orphanage Care Linked to Thinner Brain Tissue in Regions Related to ADHD http://neurosciencenews.com/mri-orphan-adhd-cortex-psychology-1435/

Study links healthy sleep duration to less sick time from work http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/study-links-healthy-sleep-duration-less-sick-time-work-27851

Chemical Derived from Broccoli Sprouts Shows Promise in Treating Autism  http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/news/media/releases/chemical_derived_from_broccoli_sprouts_shows_promise_in_treating_autism

Scientists Sniff Out Unexpected Role for Stem Cells in the Brain http://neurosciencenews.com/neurogenesis-olfactory-system-1427/

The Face-Time Continuum: Lifespan Changes in Facial Width-to-Height Ratio Impact Aging-Associated Perceptions.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25278108

Novel Culture System Replicates Course of Alzheimer’s Disease and Confirms Amyloid Hypothesis  http://neurosciencenews.com/alzheimers-amyloid-hypothesis-neurology-1428/

Greater Rates of Mitochondrial Mutations Discovered in Children Born to Older Mothers  http://neurosciencenews.com/genetics-mitochondrial-mutations-older-mother-1429/

‘Inner GPS’ of bird brains may be better than that of humans  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/inner-gps-bird-brains-may-better-humans-28665

Chemical Derived from Broccoli Sprouts Shows Promise in Treating Autism  http://neurosciencenews.com/autism-sulforaphane-neuropharamacology-1431/

Scientists Link ALS Progression to Increased Protein Instability  http://neurosciencenews.com/sod-instability-als-neurology-1432/

A three-dimensional human neural cell culture model of Alzheimer’s disease  http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature13800.html

Breakthrough Replicates Human Brain Cells for Use in Alzheimer’s Research  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/13/science/researchers-replicate-alzheimers-brain-cells-in-a-petri-dish.html?_r=0

Chemical derived from broccoli sprouts shows promise in treating autism    http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/chemical-derived-broccoli-sprouts-shows-promise-treating-autism-28668

What’s in cough syrup that could help with Down syndrome? http://www.swin.edu.au/media-centre/news/2014/10/whats-in-cough-syrup-that-could-help-with-down-syndrome.html

Manipulating memory with light http://news.ucdavis.edu/search/news_detail.lasso?id=11053

Psychologists say Milgram’s famous experiment on obedience to authority has been misunderstood  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/psychologists-say-milgrams-famous-experiment-obedience-authority-misunderstood-27900

Brain training can help develop building blocks needed for math and reading http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/brain-training-can-help-develop-building-blocks-needed-maths-reading-28310

Why our childhood takes so long – the metabolic costs of brain development  http://mindblog.dericbownds.net/2014/10/why-our-childhood-takes-so-long.html

Dyslexic readers have disrupted network connections in the brain  http://www.psypost.org/2014/08/dyslexic-readers-disrupted-network-connections-brain-27705

Study shows how robots can help kids with autism learn new skills  http://www.psypost.org/2014/08/study-shows-robots-can-help-kids-autism-learn-new-skills-27731

A shift in the code: New method reveals hidden genetic landscape  http://www.psypost.org/2014/08/shift-code-new-method-reveals-hidden-genetic-landscape-27444

Sharing mental simulations and stories: Hippocampal contributions to discourse integration.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25303274?dopt=Abstract

Behavioral and Neural Valuation of Foods Is Driven by Implicit Knowledge of Caloric Content.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25304885?dopt=Abstract

Cortical Representations Are Reinstated by the Hippocampus during Memory Retrieval  http://www.cell.com/neuron/abstract/S0896-6273%2814%2900895-2

Scientists Erase Memories With Light  http://www.iflscience.com/brain/scientists-erased-memories-light

Gut bacteria protein linked to anorexia and bulimia  https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/science-ticker/gut-bacteria-protein-linked-anorexia-and-bulimia

Computer simulation of the hippocampus shows how memories form  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/283551.php

Multiple neurodevelopmental disorders have a common molecular cause    http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/multiple-neurodevelopmental-disorders-common-molecular-cause-28643

Unique interaction discovered between brain regions involved in addiction, depression http://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/news-releases/2014/09/unique-interaction-discovered-between-brain-regions-involved-in-addiction-depression

Mechanism that repairs brain after stroke discovered http://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/article/mechanism-that-repairs-brain-after-stroke-discovered

Physically fit kids have beefier brain white matter than their less-fit peers  http://www.psypost.org/2014/08/physically-fit-kids-beefier-brain-white-matter-less-fit-peers-27467

Similar But Different: New Discovery for Neurodegenerative Disease  http://neurosciencenews.com/neurodegeneration-psp-parkinson-disease-1425/

Thyroid Ailment Can Cause Deafness  http://labroots.com/user/news/daily/id/228/title/thyroid-ailment-can-cause-deafness

Mechanism That Repairs Brain After Stroke Discovered  http://neurosciencenews.com/astrocytes-neurology-stroke-neurogenesis-1422/

Exercise Key to Warding off Dementia  http://neurosciencenews.com/neurology-exercise-dementia-1423/

Neuroimaging technique identifies concussion-related brain disease in living brain  http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/neuroimaging-technique-identifies-concussion-related-brain-disease-living-brain-28220

Mining big data yields Alzheimer’s discovery  http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/mining-big-data-yields-alzheimers-discovery-28645

Mouse version of an autism spectrum disorder improves when diet includes a synthetic oil http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/mouse-version-autism-spectrum-disorder-improves-diet-includes-synthetic-oil-28641

Kids Who Exercise Don’t Sweat Tests http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/kids-who-exercise-don-t-sweat-tests/

Fixing a faulty molecular ‘transport hub’ could slow brain degeneration http://www.uq.edu.au/news/article/2014/10/fixing-faulty-molecular-transport-hub%E2%80%99-could-slow-brain-degeneration

Sugar linked to memory problems in adolescent rats http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-10/uosc-sl100714.php#

Brain inflammation dramatically disrupts memory retrieval networks, UCI study finds http://news.uci.edu/press-releases/brain-inflammation-dramatically-disrupts-memory-retrieval-networks-uci-study-finds/

Implanted neuronal stem cells generate neurons and synapses, becoming a functioning part of mouse brain http://www.kurzweilai.net/implanted-neuronal-stem-cells-generate-neurons-and-synapses-becoming-a-functioning-part-of-mouse-brain

Yellow pigment in eye may aid vision through haze http://www.psypost.org/2014/08/yellow-pigment-eye-may-aid-vision-haze-27597

Anchoring the neural compass: coding of local spatial reference frames in human medial parietal lobe http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nn.3834.html?WT.mc_id=TWT_NatureNeuro

Representation of aversive prediction errors in the human periaqueductal gray http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nn.3832.html?WT.mc_id=TWT_NatureNeuro

Schizophrenia not a single disease but multiple genetically distinct disorders http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/schizophrenia-single-disease-multiple-genetically-distinct-disorders-28177

People with blood type AB more at risk of cognitive decline and dementia http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/people-blood-type-ab-risk-cognitive-decline-dementia-28213

Ecstasy makes others seem more trustworthy and increases generosity: study http://www.psypost.org/2014/08/ecstasy-makes-others-seem-trustworthy-increases-generosity-study-27311

Neurons Can Use Glial Cell Exosomes to Defend Themselves http://neurosciencenews.com/exosomes-neuron-influence-neuroscience-1398/

Large study pinpoints synapse genes with major roles in severe childhood epilepsies http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/large-study-pinpoints-synapse-genes-major-roles-severe-childhood-epilepsies-28355

How Rabies “Hijacks” Neurons to Attack the Brain http://neurosciencenews.com/neurology-rabies-mechanism-cns-1399/

How Memories Form: A Glimpse into the 3D Brain http://neurosciencenews.com/hippocampus-3d-model-memory-1400/

Why Is Educational Achievement Heritable?
http://neurosciencenews.com/educational-achievement-genetics-psychology-1401/

Researchers Demonstrate Direct Fluid Flow Influences Neuron Growth http://neurosciencenews.com/fluid-flow-neuron-growth-1402/

Study: ‘Broad consensus’ that violent media increase child aggression http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/study-%E2%80%8Bbroad-consensus-violent-media-increase-child-aggression-28548

How rabies ‘hijacks’ neurons to attack the brain http://www.psypost.org/2014/10/rabies-hijacks-neurons-attack-brain-28550

Why is educational achievement heritable? http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141006152151.htm

Reclassification of PTSD diagnosis potentially excludes soldiers diagnosed under previous criteria http://www.psypost.org/2014/08/reclassification-ptsd-diagnosis-potentially-excludes-soldiers-diagnosed-previous-criteria-27303

The Quick Exercise That Immediately Improves Long-Term Memory http://www.spring.org.uk/2014/10/the-quick-exercise-that-immediately-improves-long-term-memory.php

Brain damage caused by severe sleep apnea is reversible http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/brain-damage-caused-severe-sleep-apnea-reversible-27981

Questioning the dichotomy between vegetative state and minimally conscious state: A review of the statistical evidence http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnhum.2014.00865/abstract

Functional Brain Networks Contributing to the Parieto-Frontal Integration Theory of Intelligence. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25284305?dopt=Abstract

Particulate Matter Exposure, Prenatal and Postnatal Windows of Susceptibility, and Autism Spectrum Disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25286049?dopt=Abstract

MRI Technique Detects Evidence of Cognitive Decline Before Symptoms Appear http://neurosciencenews.com/mri-cognitive-decline-neuroimaging-1403/

Mental Rehearsals Strengthen Neural Circuits http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/mental-rehearsals-strengthen-neural-circuits/

Misfolded Proteins Travel in Huntington’s Disease http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/misfolded-proteins-travel-in-huntington-s-disease/

Nancy’s Brain Talks http://web.mit.edu/bcs/nklab/nancysbraintalks/index.shtml

Inflammasomes in neuroinflammation and changes in brain function: a focused review http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnins.2014.00315/full

Estrogen increases cannabis sensitivity http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/estrogen-increases-cannabis-sensitivity-27865

Scientists show that nicotine withdrawal reduces response to rewards across species http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/scientists-show-nicotine-withdrawal-reduces-response-rewards-across-species-28107

Coffee in the Genes? New genetic variants associated with coffee drinking http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141007092352.htm

MRI technique detects evidence of cognitive decline before symptoms appear http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141007092344.htm

Fish oil supplements reduce incidence of cognitive decline, may improve memory function http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/07/140715142845.htm

Neuroscience: Brains of Norway http://www.nature.com/news/neuroscience-brains-of-norway-1.16079

Five supplements that may help with depression http://www.psypost.org/2014/08/five-supplements-may-help-depression-27587

5 Lifestyle Changes Could Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2014/10/06/5-healthy-lifestyle-changes.aspx

People with blood type AB more at risk of cognitive decline and dementia http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/people-blood-type-ab-risk-cognitive-decline-dementia-28213

Neuroscientists garner Nobel for discovering brain’s ‘inner GPS’ https://www.sciencenews.org/article/neuroscientists-garner-nobel-discovering-brain%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%98inner-gps%E2%80%99

Glut of postdoc researchers stirs quiet crisis in science http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/04/glut-postdoc-researchers-stirs-quiet-crisis-science/HWxyErx9RNIW17khv0MWTN/story.html?event=event25?event=event25

Enhancing brain function with butter http://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2014/10/05/hw-enhancing-brain-function-butter/#.VDMPl1d0bZ5

Culprits of Autism Identified: Toxins, Gut Bacteria, Nutritional Deficiencies, and Vaccines Made with Human Fetal Cell Lines http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2014/10/06/culprits-autism.aspx

Brain’s “Inner GPS” Wins Nobel http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/41155/title/Brain-s–Inner-GPS–Wins-Nobel/

The Eye http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/41017/title/The-Eye/

The Eye: An Overview (infographic) http://www.the-scientist.com/images/Oct2014/pg33_TheBasics.jpg

Culprits of Autism: Toxins, Gut Bacteria, & Vaccines http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2014/10/06/culprits-autism.aspx

Sweet Potatoes Are More Than Just a Trendy Side Dish http://www.thefutureofhealthnow.com/sweet-potatoes-are-more-than-just-a-trendy-side-dish/

Brain inflammation dramatically disrupts memory retrieval networks http://www.psypost.org/2014/09/brain-inflammation-dramatically-disrupts-memory-retrieval-networks-28134

National Institute of Mental Health abandoning the DSM http://mindhacks.com/2013/05/03/national-institute-of-mental-health-abandoning-the-dsm/

Multi-Pronged Pharmaceutical Company Marketing Can Make “Evidenced-Based Medicine” a Joke
http://davidmallenmd.blogspot.com.ar/2013/04/multi-pronged-pharmaceutical-company.html

Adverse Effects of SSRIs http://psychopharmacologyinstitute.com/antidepressants/ssris/adverse-effects-ssris/

Memory Loss Associated with Alzheimer’s Reversed for First Time http://neurosciencenews.com/alzheimers-memory-loss-reversal-1377/

Theta phase–specific codes for two-dimensional position, trajectory and heading in the hippocampus http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/v11/n5/full/nn.2106.html

Time cells in the hippocampus: a new dimension for mapping memories http://www.nature.com/nrn/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nrn3827.html

New study shows some ‘vegetative’ patients are mentally active http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/new-study-shows-some-vegetative-patients-are-mentally-active

Brain-boosting herbs for better memory http://www.naturalnews.com/046951_memory_cognitive_conditions_brain_herbs.html

Viral Trek to the Brain: Rabies hitches a ride with a receptor for nerve growth factor. http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/40922/title/Viral-Trek-to-the-Brain/

Electrical signature from OCD can be picked up in the brain http://www.psypost.org/2014/05/electrical-signature-from-ocd-can-be-picked-up-in-the-brain-25288

Are Three Brain Imaging Techniques Better than One? http://neurosciencenews.com/autism-nih-funding-neuroimaging-1250/

Ever-so-slight delay improves decision-making accuracy http://www.psypost.org/2014/03/ever-so-slight-delay-improves-decision-making-accuracy-23528

Childhood Stress Decreases Size of Brain Regions http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/childhood-stress-decreases-size-of-brain-regions

Do Gut Bacteria Rule Our Minds? http://neurosciencenews.com/neuroscience-evolution-gut-bacteria-1222/

Pot studies suggest regular use is bad for teen brains http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/08/09/marijuana-teens-brains/13802545/

FDA Urges Tighter Rein on Hydrocodone Medication While Simultaneously Approving Another Addictive Painkiller http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2014/08/06/hydrocodone-medication.aspx?

How to Detoxify From Mercury http://www.newsmaxhealth.com/DavidBrownsteinMD/mercury-amalgam-holistic-dentist-vitamin-C/2014/07/30/id/585851

How stress hormones promote brain’s building of negative memories http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/07/140723131247.htm

How playing an instrument benefits your brain http://labroots.com/user/account-file/view-video/type/public-wall/id/729#

Experiences at every stage of life contribute to cognitive abilities in old age http://www.psypost.org/2014/07/experiences-every-stage-life-contribute-cognitive-abilities-old-age-26804

Synaptic plasticity associated with a memory engram in the basolateral amygdala. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25009263?dopt=Abstract

Brain Activity in Sex Addicts Mirrors That of Drug Addicts http://psychcentral.com/news/2014/07/12/brain-activity-in-sex-addicts-mirrors-that-of-drug-addicts/72387.html

Better cognition seen with gene variant [KL-VS variant of the KLOTHO gene] carried by 1 in 5 http://www.psypost.org/?p=25034
Combining imagine technologies [MEG and fMRI] for real-time insight into our brain http://www.psypost.org/?p=23390

Blocking key enzyme [Cdk5] minimizes stroke injury, UT Southwestern research finds http://esciencenews.com/node/952894

Marijuana vs. Alcohol: Which Is Worse? http://www.bottomlinepublications.com/content/article/health-a-healing/marijuana-vs-alcohol-which-is-worse

A tiny molecule may help battle depression [mir-RNA] http://www.psypost.org/2014/06/a-tiny-molecule-may-help-battle-depression-25654

Anti-anxiety drugs and sleeping pills linked to risk of death http://www.psypost.org/2014/03/anti-anxiety-drugs-and-sleeping-pills-linked-to-risk-of-death-24053

Research Gives Unprecedented 3D View of Important [NMDA] Brain Receptor http://neurosciencenews.com/neuroimaging-3d-nmda-receptor-1146/

Seeing the inner workings of the brain made easier by new technique from Stanford scientists http://www.psypost.org/2014/06/seeing-the-inner-workings-of-the-brain-made-easier-by-new-technique-from-stanford-scientists-25852

The precuneus: a review of its functional anatomy and behavioural correlates. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16399806 Full Text: http://brain.oxfordjournals.org/content/129/3/564.long

Electrical signature from OCD can be picked up in the brain (precuneus) http://www.psypost.org/2014/05/elec
trical-signature-from-ocd-can-be-picked-up-in-the-brain-25288

The surprising truth about obsessive-compulsive thinking http://www.psypost.org/2014/04/the-surprising-truth-about-obsessive-compulsive-thinking-24278

Researchers find gene critical for development of brain motor center (cerebellum) http://www.psypost.org/2014/06/researchers-find-gene-critical-for-development-of-brain-motor-center-25923

Autism-related protein shown to play vital role in addiction (FMRP) http://www.psypost.org/2014/05/autism-related-protein-shown-to-play-vital-role-in-addiction-25042

Your Brain’s Got Rhythm, And Syncs When You Think http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/06/17/322915700/your-brains-got-rhythm-and-syncs-when-you-think

Lateral inferior prefrontal cortex and anterior cingulate cortex are engaged at different stages in the solution of insight problems http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2009/06/16/0903953106.full.pdf

New Brain Mechanism Discovery Linked to Decision Making http://www.thefutureofhealthnow.com/new-brain-mechanism-discovery-linked-to-decision-making/

Brain’s visual system also processes sound http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/277325.php

Even Fruit Flies Need a Moment to Think It Over http://www.boston.com/news/nation/2014/05/22/even-fruit-flies-need-moment-think-over/1tzfpMm3wUXCH9d7A9AjWO/story.html

H.M.’s Brain, 1953–Present http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/39767/title/H-M–s-Brain–1953-Present/

Cigarette smoking may cause physical changes in brains of young smokers http://www.psypost.org/2014/03/cigarette-smoking-may-cause-physical-changes-in-brains-of-young-smokers-23415

Exercise Can Erase Memories http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/39915/title/Exercise-Can-Erase-Memories/
Brain model pins down motor decisions http://www.psypost.org/2014/04/brain-model-pins-down-motor-decisions-24356

Scientists create detailed picture of protein [mGlu1 receptor] linked to learning, pain and brain disorders http://www.psypost.org/2014/03/scientists-create-detailed-picture-of-protein-linked-to-learning-pain-and-brain-disorders-23553

The surprising truth about obsessive-compulsive thinking http://www.psypost.org/2014/04/the-surprising-truth-about-obsessive-compulsive-thinking-24278

Nasal spray delivers new type of depression treatment http://www.psypost.org/2014/03/nasal-spray-delivers-new-type-of-depression-treatment-23918

Slippery slope: Is a patient ‘vegetative?’ The crucial answer may be quite wrong. http://wapo.st/1naIo1m

Further Evidence of Link Between Concussions and Alzheimer’s Disease http://www.thefutureofhealthnow.com/concussions/

Drink coffee to ward off Alzheimer’s http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Life-Style/Health-Fitness/Health/Drink-coffee-to-ward-off-Alzheimers/articleshow/33442629.cms

Serious reading takes a hit from online scanning and skimming, researchers say http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/serious-reading-takes-a-hit-from-online-scanning-and-skimming-researchers-say/2014/04/06/088028d2-b5d2-11e3-b899-20667de76985_print.html

Suppressing unwanted memories reduces their unconscious influence on behavior http://www.psypost.org/2014/03/suppressing-unwanted-memories-reduces-their-unconscious-influence-on-behavior-23763

Light-activated neurons from stem cells restore function to paralysed muscles http://www.psypost.org/2014/04/light-activated-neurons-from-stem-cells-restore-function-to-paralysed-muscles-24167

Brain of famous amnesiac “H.M.” yields new insights into memory http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-hm-brain-famous-neuroscience-patient-20140128,0,238809.story

Remembrance or revision? Brain study shows memory misleads http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-memory-updating-20140204,0,3359715.story

Caffeine can help jolt your memory http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-caffeine-helps-memory-20140113,0,2179938.story

Why A Little Caffeine Can Help Your Brain Remember http://www.forbes.com/sites/alicegwalton/2014/01/13/how-a-little-caffeine-can-boost-your-memory/

Sleep ‘Detoxes’ The Brain, New Research Suggests http://www.forbes.com/sites/melaniehaiken/2013/10/18/sleep-detoxes-the-brain-new-research-suggests/

A New Map of How We Think: Top Brain/Bottom Brain http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304410204579139423079198270

How Exercise Makes Your Brain Grow http://fitness.mercola.com/sites/fitness/archive/2013/10/25/exercise-for-brain-health.aspx?e_cid=20131025Z1_DNL_art_1

Coconut oil miraculously helps Parkinson’s patient regain quality of life http://www.naturalnews.com/042624_coconut_oil_Parkinsons_patient_quality_of_life.html

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