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To get a clear picture of how humans and other mammals form memories and find their way through their surroundings, neuroscientists must pay more attention to a broad range of animals rather than focus on ...
Neuroscience Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Just as a global positioning system (GPS) helps find your location, the brain has an internal system for helping determine the body's location as it moves through its surroundings.
Neuroscience Mar 07, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Your brain has at least four different senses of location – and perhaps as many as 10. And each is different, according to new research from the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, at the Norwegian ...
Neuroscience Dec 05, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (8) | 17 |
(Medical Xpress)—The brain's two hippocampal formations – one in each hemisphere's temporal lobe, medial to the inferior horn of the lateral ventricle and typically referring to the dentate gyrus, the ...
Neuroscience Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 3 |
Primates' brains see the world through triangular grids, according to a new study published online Sunday in the journal Nature.
Neuroscience Oct 28, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Everybody knows how to zoom in and out on an online map, to get the level of resolution you need to get you where you want to go. Now researchers have discovered a key mechanism that can act like a zoom button in the brain, ...
Neuroscience Nov 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Clinician-scientists in the Princess Margaret Cancer Program have found a promising approach to treating leukemia, using an old drug in a new way.
Cancer Nov 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study by scientists in France has revealed that the cerebellum region of the brain plays an important role in the ability to navigate when visual cues are absent, and is the first ...
Neuroscience Oct 21, 2011 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Animal's brains are only roughly aware of how high-up they are in space, meaning that in terms of altitude the brain's 'map' of space is surprisingly flat, according to new research.
Medical research Aug 07, 2011 | 4.1 / 5 (10) | 4 |
In a paper to be published today in the journal Science, a team of Boston University researchers under the direction of Michael Hasselmo, professor of psychology and director of Boston University's Computational Neurophysiology Labora ...
Neuroscience Apr 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Biologists at UC San Diego have discovered that electrical oscillations in the brain, long thought to play a role in organizing cognitive functions such as memory, are critically important for the brain to ...
Neuroscience Apr 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3 |