Neuroscience

  1. Neuroscience

    Heavy drinkers get extra brain fuel from alcohol

    Compared with the brains of light drinkers, the brains of heavy alcohol drinkers burn acetate better.

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  2. Life

    Mice get brain boost from transplanted human tissue

    An experimental transplant of what have long been considered just support cells shows they may play a role in memory and learning.

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  3. Neuroscience

    Tadpoles with eyes in their tails see the light

    Transplanted eyes in the creature’s tail can distinguish between red and blue.

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  4. Science & Society

    No New Meds

    With drug firms in retreat, the pipeline for new psychiatric medications dries up.

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  5. Humans

    Language learning may begin before birth

    Newborns show signs of having tracked moms’ speech while still in the womb.

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  6. Neuroscience

    Hallucinations

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  7. Neuroscience

    Your social brain

    Nerve cells notice mistakes and learn from others’ desires.

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  8. Neuroscience

    Study gives a jolt to brain researchers seeking to understand face blindness

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  9. Neuroscience

    Highlights from Neuroscience 2012

    A collection of reports from the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting, New Orleans.

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  10. Neuroscience

    Drug helps put bad memories to rest

    A brain injection before sleep aids fearful mice — and might lead to a PTSD treatment strategy.

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  11. Neuroscience

    Teens can keep their cool to win rewards

    An unexpected experimental result suggests adolescent impulsivity is not inevitable.

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  12. Neuroscience

    To understand meetings of minds, scientists should study brains in the wild

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