Archivo de Etiquetas: neurociencias

Familiar categories of mental functions such as perception, memory and attention reflect our experience of ourselves, but they are misleading about how the brain works. More revealing approaches are emerging. […]

Despite us having mapped and categorized so much of mammal biology already, there are still new surprises lying in wait. Now, scientists have found two new types of glia – a type of support cell – in mouse brains. […]

Las alteraciones en el sistema de recompensa del cerebro se asemejan a las que presentan las personas con un trastorno obsesivo-compulsivo. […]

Archaeological finds suggest that people developed numbers tens of thousands of years ago. Scholars are now exploring the first detailed hypotheses about this life-changing invention. […]

Manipulating the production of new neurons can improve cognition in animal models of the disease, raising the possibility that figuring out a way for humans to make more neurons could make a difference for people with dementia. […]

De los 10 retratos a enfermos mentales que pintó hacia el año 1820 el francés Théodore Géricault, conocidos como “monomanías”, únicamente cinco se han conservado hasta nuestros días. La curiosidad e insistencia del biólogo español Javier S. Burgos le han […]

Technologies such as noninvasive brain stimulation and virtual reality gaming offer insights into how dreams arise and what functions they might serve. […]

La pérdida de estas prolongaciones de las neuronas, implicados en la transmisión de los impulsos nerviosos de una célula a otra, caracteriza los trastornos degenerativos. […]

Los implantes de alta resolución han permitido crear imágenes interpretables para los animales a través de estímulos eléctricos […]

Can you tell the difference between high – and low –thread-count sheets just by touching them? Thank usherin, a protein found in a mysterious structure in your fingertips. Usherin also helps us see and hear, suggesting a deep molecular connection […]