The Journal of Neuroscience


16 August 2017

  • Kynurenic Acid Disrupts Excitatory-Inhibitory Balance in Prefrontal Cortex
  • Striatal GPR88 Helps Mice Weigh Costs, Benefits of Food Seeking


  • In Vivo Analysis of the Neurovascular Niche in the Developing Xenopus Brain

  • The neurovascular niche is a specialized microenvironment formed by interactions ...

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Interneurons play a key role in passing messages to and from the brain.

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Primate Brains Made To See Old Objects as New Again

Source: The Scientist

Optogenetic stimulation of the perirhinal cortex can cause macaques to process never-before seen-objects as familiar and known objects as brand new.

China Launches Brain-Imaging Factory

Source: Nature

Hub aims to make industrial-scale high-resolution brain mapping a standard tool for neuroscience

Marian C. Diamond, 90, Student of the Brain, Is Dead

Source: New York Times

Marian C. Diamond was a neuroscientist who overturned long-held beliefs by showing that environmental factors could change the structure of the brain.

How Students' Brains Are in Danger on the FIeld

Source: The Atlantic

Recent research makes clear the drastic effects of head injuries on young athletes, and advocates are asking states and schools to do more.

The Brain Cancer That Keeps Killing Baseball Players

Source: New York Times

Phillies players have expressed concern about the number of their baseball contemporaries who have died of brain cancer.