Neuroscience

How brains form visual maps

Maps have played an important role in scientific progress. Claudius Ptolemaeus transformed our understanding of the world with his map of Earth, and Tycho Brahe enhanced understanding of the universe with his map of the stars. ...

Neuroscience

New model for solving novel problems uses mental map

How do we make decisions about a situation we have not encountered before? New work from the Center for Mind and Brain at the University of California, Davis, shows that we can solve abstract problems in the same way that ...

Medical research

Scientists map the brain of a nematode worm

Researchers have mapped the physical organization of the brain of a microscopic soil-living nematode worm called Caenorhabditis elegans, creating a new model for the architecture of the animal's brain and how it processes ...

Neuroscience

Recalling good memories together

Recalling positive memories can help you feel better about yourself. Charlotte van Schie is aiming to use this fact to help people with a borderline personality disorder become stronger. She has written about her research ...

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