Results of this study suggest that decreased responding to food-associated cues when food becomes less desirable are due to changes in the excitability of neurons in the nucleus accumbens.
Ramendra Saha tells the story behind his first publication as senior author on histone H2A.Z hypervariant function and the challenges he faced as a new independent investigator.
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Munjal Acharya and Charles Limoli discuss new concerns that radiation-induced neurocognitive risks could comprise astronaut safety during NASA’s intended mission to Mars.
An automated analysis approach to reduce the heterogeneity of dendritic spine morphology could enhance reproducibility in neurological disorders with defective synaptic transmission.
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Ankan Biswas and Supratim Ray tell the story about their paper that examined whether individuals can better control the power of their EEG-recorded alpha oscillations when provided real-time valid neurofeedback, compared to invalid and neutral neurofeedback.
Authors targeted the microglia-specific Tmem119 gene to generate two novel mouse models that can be used to visualize and control reporter protein expression in microglia with improved distinction from closely related cell types.
Authors suggest that blue light stimulation is ill-suited to long-term optogenetic experiments, especially those that measure transcription.
Authors show that real-time mutual interaction during eye contact is mediated by the cerebellum and limbic mirror system.