Neuroscience

Team identifies compound with potent antiseizure effects

Researchers studying epileptic seizures of the temporal lobe—the most common type of epilepsy—discovered a compound that reduces seizures in the hippocampus, a brain region where many such seizures originate. The compound, ...

Neuroscience

Study yields tiny targets for healing human memory

The discovery could offer a way to measure the effectiveness of memory-restoring therapies including medications and deep-brain stimulation. It also could be a step toward recovering lost memory among patients with a variety ...

Neuroscience

A genomic single-cell map explains neuronal death in epilepsy

A multidisciplinary team led by researchers from the Spanish Research Council (CSIC) identifies the genomic cellular map associated with hippocampal sclerosis, a major histopathological condition of temporal lobe epilepsy. ...

Neuroscience

How our brains track where we and others go

As COVID cases rise, physically distancing yourself from other people has never been more important. Now a new UCLA study reveals how your brain navigates places and monitors someone else in the same location.

Neuroscience

Researchers reveal how our brains know when something's different

Imagine you are sitting on the couch in your living room reading. You do it almost every night. But then, suddenly, when you look up you notice this time something is different. Your favorite picture hanging on the wall is ...

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