News tagged with impulsiveness

Learning from scorpions to control impulses

Scorpions can teach us a lot about the benefits of prolonging nerve impulses, and we might now be better students thanks to a study published in The Journal of General Physiology. The results could pave the way for easier ...

Jan 26, 2015
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New knowledge about the human brain's plasticity

The brain's plasticity and its adaptability to new situations do not function the way researchers previously thought, according to a new study published in the journal Cell. Earlier theories are based on laboratory animals, ...

Nov 06, 2014
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The brain's forgotten glial cells

For a long time, researchers have neglected the 100 million glial cells found in our brains, but that is no longer the case. Now they have discovered that the glial cells cleanse the brain of waste.

Oct 10, 2014
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