News tagged with excitation
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Where the nonspecific thalamus meets the prefrontal cortex: First measurements made of key brain links
Inside the brains of mice and men alike, a relatively big football-shaped region called the thalamus acts like a switchboard, providing the prefrontal cortex, the part that does abstract thinking and decision-making, with ...
Neuroscience Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
The headlines are often filled with this scenario: a person displaying violent, bizarre and agitated behavior is subdued by law enforcement personnel and later dies in custody. It appears to be a case of police brutality ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
For centuries, women have been reporting engorgement of the upper, anterior part of the vagina during the stage of sexual excitement, despite the fact the structure of this phenomenon had not been anatomically determined.
Other Apr 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Researchers at Georgia State University have discovered that in one species of freshwater crustaceans, social status can affect the configuration of neural circuitry.
Neuroscience Apr 19, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) affects many Americans: high school athletes, drivers and passengers in motor vehicle accidents, and victims of domestic violence, to name a few. Some of the most striking effects of brain injury ...
Neuroscience Oct 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A team of neuroscientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has succeeded in creating what amounts to a GPS system for locating and tracking a vital class of brain cells that until now has eluded comprehensive identification, ...
Neuroscience Sep 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
By employing optogenetics, a new field that uses genetically altered cells to respond to light, and a tandem unit cell (TCU) strategy, researchers at Stony Brook University have demonstrated a way to control ...
Cardiology Aug 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |