News tagged with stimuli

Surprising new role for calcium in sensing pain

When you accidentally touch a hot oven, you rapidly pull your hand away. Although scientists know the basic neural circuits involved in sensing and responding to such painful stimuli, they are still sorting ...

Sep 02, 2014
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Why does the brain remember dreams?

Some people recall a dream every morning, whereas others rarely recall one. A team led by Perrine Ruby, an Inserm Research Fellow at the Lyon Neuroscience Research Center, has studied the brain activity of ...

Feb 17, 2014
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Team unearths roots of neural branching

(Medical Xpress)—Understanding how neurons grow, connect and change throughout life may be the Holy Grail in treating many neurological disorders, including autism and epilepsy.

Jan 24, 2014
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