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Speaking of Neuroscience

By | October 22, 2015

A selection of notable quotes from the Society for Neuroscience meeting


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Sweet and Low

By | October 1, 2015

Glucose activates sleep-promoting neurons in the mouse hypothalamus.


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How Caffeine Affects the Body Clock

By | September 16, 2015

Evening consumption of the drug leads human circadian rhythms to lag.


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Eyes Track Dream Scenes

By | August 13, 2015

In vivo recordings from humans reveal that brain activity related to seeing pictures correlates with eye movements during REM sleep.


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Modifying Memories During Sleep

By | March 9, 2015

Researchers create a link between a location and a reward in sleeping mice.


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Signs of Sleep Deprivation in the Blood

By | February 11, 2015

Circulating fats and acids drop in people and rats that aren’t getting enough sleep.

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Powering Down

By | December 23, 2014

People who read from light-emitting electronic devices before bedtime may suffer poorer-quality sleep, researchers show.


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Probing Starling Sleep

By | November 18, 2014

Birds may provide a new animal model for memory consolidation during sleep, according to research presented at the Society for Neuroscience meeting this week.


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Sniff While You Sleep

By | November 14, 2014

Smokers light up less after smelling cigarette smoke together with foul odors during sleep, a study shows.


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Unconscious Effort

By | September 16, 2014

People can categorize words while asleep, a study shows.


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