Medical research

How sleep helps to process emotions

Researchers at the Department of Neurology of the University of Bern and University Hospital Bern identified how the brain triages emotions during dream sleep to consolidate the storage of positive emotions while dampening ...

Medical research

Predicting the chaos in Tourette syndrome tics

During the pandemic, news reports surfaced of a surge of young adults showing up at doctors' offices with unexplainable movement disorders that looked, perhaps to a non-specialist, a little bit like Tourette syndrome.

Neuroscience

Newly discovered brain circuit in motor learning

How does the brain acquire new motor skills? A new study published today (February 9th) in the scientific journal Science Advances sheds light on a newly discovered brain circuit that may endow us with this remarkable ability.

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