Neuroscience

How does the brain project manage its learning?

The famous patient Henry Molaison (long known as H.M.) suffered damage to his hippocampus after a surgical attempt to cure his epilepsy. As a result, he had anterograde amnesia, which meant that things he learned never made ...

Neuroscience

Model describes complete grasping movement planning in the brain

Neuroscientists at the German Primate Center (DPZ)-Leibniz Institute for Primate Research in Göttingen have developed a model that can seamlessly represent the entire planning of movement from seeing an object to grasping ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Sleep loss hijacks brain's activity during learning

Sleep is crucial for consolidating our memories, and sleep deprivation has long been known to interfere with learning and memory. Now a new study shows that getting only half a night's sleep—as many medical workers and ...

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