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Catherine Dulac is overturning preconceptions about “male” and “female” instincts and opening new avenues to treating postpartum depression.
Researchers see structural changes in genetic material that allow memories to strengthen when remembered.
Deep neural networks, often criticized as “black boxes,” are helping neuroscientists understand the organization of living brains.
New research links serotonin and dopamine not just to addiction and depression, but to the ability to control genes.
New research finds that the subjective experience of time is linked to learning, thwarted expectations and neural fatigue.
The nervous systems of foraging and predatory animals may prompt them to move along a special kind of random path called a Lévy walk to find food efficiently when no clues are available.
Neuroscientists could use brain waves to spur immune cells into action against the disease — but the process is almost too fantastic to believe.
How does experience alter our perceptions? This adapted book excerpt from We Know It When We See It describes how the brain’s visual system rewires itself to make the best use of its neural resources.
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