Latest News

Protein essential for cognition and mental health identified

The ability to maintain mental representations of ourselves and the world -- the fundamental building block of human cognition -- arises from the firing of highly evolved neuronal circuits, a process that is weakened in schizophrenia. In a new study, researchers pinpoint key molecular actions of proteins that allow the creation of mental representations necessary for higher cognition that are genetically altered in schizophrenia.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Fear, safety and the role of sleep in human PTSD: Fragmented REM sleep may hinder effective treatment

  • Study reveals drivers of Western consumers' readiness to eat insects

  • Computer games give a boost to English

  • How nerve cells communicate with each other over long distances: Travelling by resonance

  • Serotonin deficiency? Study throws into question long-held belief about depression

  • Marijuana compound may offer treatment for Alzheimer's disease, study suggests

  • Gang life brings deep health risks for girls

  • First study of brain activation in multiple sclerosis using fNIRS

  • Readers with dyslexia have disrupted network connections in the brain, map the circuitry of dyslexia shows

  • Avatars make the Internet sign to deaf people

  •