Researchers help unravel brain processes involved in vision

Faced with images that break the expected pattern, like a do not enter sign where a stop sign is expected, how does the brain react and learn compared to being shown images that match what was predicted?


Gene linked to persistent stuttering into adulthood uncovered

A new study led by University of Melbourne researchers has discovered a link between a new gene pathway and structural brain anomalies in some people who stutter into adulthood, opening up promising research avenues to enhance ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Extra-large synapses could be a cause of schizophrenia

Schizophrenia may be associated with the excessive formation of oversized and hyperactive synaptic connections between nerves in the brain, a mouse model and a human post-mortem study published in Science Advances by RIKEN ...

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