brain anatomy
Insects’ Neural Learning and Memory Center Discovered in Crustaceans
Insects’ Neural Learning and Memory Center Discovered in Crustaceans
Catherine Offord | Dec 1, 2017
Aggressive little marine predators, mantis shrimps possess a mushroom body that appears identical to the one found in insects.
Do Schizophrenic Brains Repair Themselves?
Do Schizophrenic Brains Repair Themselves?
Jef Akst | Aug 1, 2016
Preliminary research suggests that the brains of schizophrenia patients may regain tissue mass as the illness wears on.
Brain Structure Rediscovered
Brain Structure Rediscovered
Jef Akst | Nov 20, 2014
First described in the late 19th century, then lost from the literature for more than 100 years, the vertical occipital fasciculus appears to be important in visual processing.
Seizing the Opportunity
Seizing the Opportunity
Kerry Grens | Nov 1, 2014
Ron Blackwell helps neuroscientists map the circuitry of face perception by letting them stimulate his brain with electricity.
Rise, Mickey
Rise, Mickey
Molly Sharlach | Nov 1, 2014
Scientist to Watch, Takaki Komiyama, discusses his use of chronic two-photon calcium imaging to explore how wakefulness and experience shape odor representations in the mouse olfactory bulb.
A Face to Remember
A Face to Remember
Kerry Grens | Nov 1, 2014
Once dominated by correlational studies, face-perception research is moving into the realm of experimentation—and gaining tremendous insight.
TS Live: Handy Apes
TS Live: Handy Apes
Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2014
Studying handedness in chimps may shed light on the mysterious trait in humans.