Neuron is a biweekly peer-reviewed scientific journal of neuroscience published by Cell Press. It was established in 1988.

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Analyzing internal world models of humans, animals and AI

A team of scientists led by Prof. Dr. Ilka Diester, Professor of Optophysiology and spokesperson of the BrainLinks-BrainTools research center at the University of Freiburg, has developed a formal description of internal world ...


Study reveals how an anesthesia drug induces unconsciousness

There are many drugs that anesthesiologists can use to induce unconsciousness in patients. Exactly how these drugs cause the brain to lose consciousness has been a longstanding question, but MIT neuroscientists have now answered ...


Researchers discover a new face-detecting brain circuit

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have uncovered a brain circuit in primates that rapidly detects faces. The findings help not only explain how primates sense and recognize faces, but could also have implications ...


New cellular mechanisms in Parkinson's disease discovered

A pair of recent studies led by Joseph Mazzulli, Ph.D., associate professor in The Ken & Ruth Davee Department of Neurology's Division of Movement Disorders, have uncovered previously unknown cellular mechanisms involved ...


Exploring our sense of touch from every angle

Even before we are born and begin experiencing the sensations of daily life—a soft shirt on our arms, for example, or a hard tabletop under our fingertips—humans begin to form the senses needed to survive.

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