For the first time researchers have identified the lifelong changes in gene expression in the brains of people born with Down syndrome (DS). The findings, which appear in the journal Neuron, may lead to possible therapies for DS patients. via rddit scienc
Can you hack your braint o be more motivated? Volunteers learned to activate a part of the brain linked to motivation when they got feedback from an MRI. It's much more specific than older forms of biofeedback. But could it help change habits?
How can we begin to understand the way the brain works? The same way we begin to understand a city: by making a map. In this visually stunning talk, Allan Jones shows how his team is mapping which genes are turned on in each tiny region, and how it all co
A TED-Ed Animation Describing the Hippocampus Region of the Brain and Why We Need It