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Gut Molecule Linked to Decreased Myelination in Mouse Brains
A study shows that a molecule produced by intestinal microbes can enter the brain and that its presence is also associated with altered brain connectivity.
Gut Molecule Linked to Decreased Myelination in Mouse Brains
Gut Molecule Linked to Decreased Myelination in Mouse Brains

A study shows that a molecule produced by intestinal microbes can enter the brain and that its presence is also associated with altered brain connectivity.

A study shows that a molecule produced by intestinal microbes can enter the brain and that its presence is also associated with altered brain connectivity.

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Religion on the Brain
Emma Yasinski | Jul 13, 2021 | 6 min read
Researchers in a small but growing field search for neural correlates of religiosity and spirituality.
Genetic Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease Linked to Highly Active Brains
Diana Kwon | Oct 1, 2019 | 5 min read
A growing body of evidence supports the theory that neural hyperactivity and hyperconnectivity precede the pathological changes that lead to neurodegeneration.
Communication in Brain May Be Remarkably Constant in Autism
Rachel Zamzow | Jan 17, 2019 | 3 min read
Two studies find that connectivity patterns remain stable over time in people with ASD, while in typical subjects they change.
Researchers Identify Gene Variants Linked to Synesthesia
Catherine Offord | Mar 5, 2018 | 2 min read
A whole-genome analysis of people who experience color when they listen to sounds points to a handful of genes involved in neural development.
Toward Predicting Personalized Neural Responses
Anna Azvolinsky | Apr 7, 2016 | 3 min read
Analyzing resting brain scans, researchers can anticipate the brain activities of a person performing a range of tasks. 
Brain Activity Identifies Individuals
Kerry Grens | Oct 12, 2015 | 3 min read
Neural connectome patterns differ enough between people to use them as a fingerprint.
Male and Female Brains Wired Differently
Bob Grant | Dec 4, 2013 | 3 min read
The brains of men contain stronger front-to-rear connections while those of women are better connected from left to right.
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