neural control
Complications of Brain Manipulations
Complications of Brain Manipulations
Ruth Williams | Dec 9, 2015
The complex connectivities of mammalian and avian brains can confound the outcomes of transient neural manipulations, researchers show.
Stimulating Neurons with Sound
Stimulating Neurons with Sound
Kate Yandell | Sep 15, 2015
Researchers present sonogenetics, a technique to activate select Caenorhabditis elegans neurons with ultrasound waves.
Bat Navigation Revealed
Bat Navigation Revealed
Bob Grant | Dec 4, 2014
As the flying mammals navigate complex environments, they make use of specialized brain cells that cooperate to build a coordinate system that works in three dimensions.
How Artistic Brains Differ
How Artistic Brains Differ
Jef Akst | Apr 18, 2014
A study reveals structural differences between the brains of artists and non-artists.
Decoding Monkey Thoughts
Cristina Luiggi | Jul 23, 2012
Researchers can see the differences in the neuronal activity of monkeys that use different strategies to reach out to a target.
Monkey mind control
Jessica P. Johnson | May 27, 2011
Even while remaining motionless, macaques are able to increase the activity of a particular brain region, improving their concentration and search abilities.