Neuroscience Research

Photo of Munjal Acharya, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of California, Irvine and Charles Limoli, PhD, Professor, Radiation Oncology, University of California, Irvine.
By Rosalind S.E. Carney, DPhil
December 12, 2019

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.
By Juan C Sanchez-Arias, MD, and Simona D Frederiksen, PhD
December 5, 2019

An automated analysis approach to reduce the heterogeneity of dendritic spine morphology could enhance reproducibility in neurological disorders with defective synaptic transmission.

By SfN Staff
November 14, 2019

See the most-shared articles of September/October 2019; Volume 6, Issue 5

Ankan Biswas and Supratim Ray tell the story about their eNeuro 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.
By Rosalind S.E. Carney, DPhil
November 7, 2019

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
By Dah-eun (Chloe) Chung, PhD
October 31, 2019

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.
By Thiago Arzua
October 23, 2019

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.
By Rosalind S.E. Carney, DPhil
October 10, 2019

Authors show that real-time mutual interaction during eye contact is mediated by the cerebellum and limbic mirror system.

This research offers an important contribution to the knowledge of molecular mechanism of worm learning and sensory integration that may be applicable to learning in many organisms.
By Kaitlin H. Snider, PhD
October 3, 2019

This research offers an important contribution to the knowledge of molecular mechanism of worm learning and sensory integration that may be applicable to learning in many organisms.

PhD Candidate Victoria Jensen and Dr. Steven Crone tell the story about their eNeuro paper that showed that glutamatergic V2a neurons participate in a circuit that serves to constrain the activity of accessory respiratory muscles so that they are active only when needed.
By Rosalind S.E. Carney, DPhil
September 26, 2019

PhD Candidate Victoria Jensen and Dr. Steven Crone tell the story behind their eNeuro paper that showed that glutamatergic V2a neurons participate in a circuit that serves to constrain the activity of accessory respiratory muscles so that they are active only when needed.

See the most shared articles of July/August 2019; Volume 6,Issue 4
By SfN Staff
September 12, 2019

See the most shared articles of July/August 2019; Volume 6,Issue 4