neuronal plasticity
Seeing with Sound
Seeing with Sound
Jef Akst | Mar 10, 2014
Converting sights to sounds reveals that the brains of congenitally blind people respond similarly to various objects as those of subjects who can see.
Branching Out
Branching Out
Dan Cossins | Apr 1, 2013
Satellites of the Golgi apparatus generate the microtubules used to grow outer dendrite branches in Drosophila neurons.
Prions Involved in Learning
Prions Involved in Learning
Edyta Zielinska | Feb 15, 2013
Properly folded prions aid in normal brain development.
Rita Levi-Montalcini Dies
Rita Levi-Montalcini Dies
Kelly Rae Chi | Jan 1, 2013
The neurophysiologist who earned a Nobel Prize for discovering nerve growth factor has passed away at age 103.
The Pliable Brain
Christina Karns | Sep 1, 2012
Altered touch perception in deaf people may reveal individual differences in brain plasticity.
Active Brains Help Heal Paralysis
Sabrina Richards | May 31, 2012
Engaging the brain with cognitive tasks helps paralyzed rats walk again.