A hexagonal lattice organizes major cell types in the cerebral cortex, with similar cells synchronizing their activity in microcolumns.
Fear association and unlearning fear association require different populations of noradrenaline neurons in the locus coeruleus.
Optical imaging neural activity in flies as they use a flight simulator can help us understand how the brain codes navigation.
Prenatal lack of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids linked to epigenetic changes that lead to schizophrenic symptoms in mice.
Scientists use optogenetics to discover a part of the brain necessary for retrieving memories of personal experiences.
New research implicates clumps of insoluble, misfolded proteins in the development of mental illness in people with Huntington’s disease