March 12, 2014|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
January 13, 2014|
A new study purports to show that post-learning caffeine consumption can improve memory, but some scientists are not convinced.
September 22, 2013|
Repeated exposure to fear-associated stimuli during short bouts of sleep made study participants less frightened of related provocations once they awoke.
May 16, 2013|
For the first time, researchers visualize zebrafish memory retrieval in real time.
May 1, 2013|
Children watching clips of Sesame Street inside fMRI scanners yield unprecedented insights into the functioning of their brains.
March 29, 2013|
Microbes affect weight loss; dozens of cancer-linked genes identified; a climate change scientists speaks out about personal attacks; isolation among elderly linked to death
March 7, 2013|
Mice with human brain cells showed enhanced synaptic plasticity and learning, suggesting glia may be key to our cognitive prowess.
February 28, 2013|
Children with dyslexia have an easier time learning to read after playing action video games that don’t incorporate reading.
February 21, 2013|
Using Bluetooth devices in classrooms reverses dyslexia and improves reading ability.
February 15, 2013|
Properly folded prions aid in normal brain development.