New Kind of Brain Cell Looks Like a Rose: What are “Rosehip Neurons”?

The human brain has many mysteries, and neuroscientists still don’t know what makes it special and different from the brains of animals. A team of scientists at the Allen Institute for Brain... Read more »

Doctors Study Rare Case: After a Lobectomy, This Young Boy’s Brain Reorganized Itself

After a young boy had a large part of his brain removed, doctors were stunned to see how the human brain started to reorganize itself. The brain is a powerful “computer” that... Read more »

Research Shows We Can Reduce Violence in Humans With Mild Electric Stimulation of the Brain

Researchers have published on 3 July in the Journal of Neuroscience the results of their study at the University of Pennsylvania and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. They found that... Read more »

Scientists Discover a New Brain Circuit When It Has to Decide Whether It’s Fight or Flight Time

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health studied mice and how their brain reacted when meeting a threat. The study was published in the journal Nature. Ph.D. Jim Gnadt and program director... Read more »