mercoledì, Maggio 27, 2020

Surprise Can Be an Agent of Social Change

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A jolt of the unexpected can have far-reaching effects, according to new research from a University of Illinois expert who studies leadership and creativity. Surprises...

Chrm1 and Chrm3 : Genes that regulate how much we dream

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Sleep is known to re-energize animals and consolidate their memories. Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, a mysterious stage of sleep in which animals dream, is...

Men’s testosterone levels are largely determined by their environment during childhood,...

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Men's testosterone levels are largely determined by their environment during childhood, according to new research. The Durham University-led study suggests that men who grow up...

People who take immunosuppressant medications are less likely to develop Parkinson’s...

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People who take drugs that suppress the immune system are less likely to develop Parkinson’s disease, according to a study from Washington University School...

Researchers report the brain’s response to taste stimuli is linked to...

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Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found that the brain’s response to taste stimuli is linked to high anxiety and...

Researchers report those with dark triad personality traits tend to dream...

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What you dream about may reveal a lot about your personality, researchers from the University of Liverpool and University of Turku report. A new study...

Feed or flee – the brain cells that tell us when...

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Feeling peckish? Eating may be taken for granted as a fundamental part of life, but getting it wrong can have serious consequences for our health. Over...

ILLUSORY MOTION REPRODUCED BY DEEP NEURAL NETWORKS TRAINED FOR PERCEPTION

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Deep neural networks (DNNs), which have been developed with reference to the network structures and the operational algorithms of the brain, have achieved notable...

Eight weeks of specialized tutoring helps strengthen white matter connections in...

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The early years are when the brain develops the most, forming neural connections that pave the way for how a child — and the...

Maternal thyroid hormones are critical for fetal brain development

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Maternal thyroid hormones are critical for fetal brain development, but levels are frequently abnormal in women of childbearing age. Correcting symptomatic cases protects both mother...