Thursday, July 18, 2024

Tag: neurobiology

Brain Areas Take Micro-Naps While the Rest Stays Awake

Summary: New research shows sleep can be detected by brain activity patterns just milliseconds long. This study found small...

OpenScope Project Unveils Brain’s Secrets

Summary: The OpenScope program is investigating neural activity through four new projects, exploring topics like psilocybin’s effects, motion perception,...

Adolescent Boys Show Aggression When Masculinity is Threatened

Summary: A new study reveals that adolescent boys respond aggressively to perceived threats to their masculinity, particularly in environments...

Largest Animals Have Smaller Brains Than Expected

Summary: Researchers studied brain and body sizes from 1,500 species, finding that larger animals do not have proportionally bigger...

Brain Energy Boost Mechanism Discovered

Summary: Researchers identified a key mechanism that detects when the brain needs an energy boost, involving astrocytes and the...