You don’t have to be a neuroscientist to know that certain of our mental faculties decline as we age. Memory is one instance or, in many people, the ability to concentrate. A NARSAD Distinguished Investigator at Yale...
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Addiction has been newly defined as a chronic brain disorder, as opposed to simply a behavioral problem. Studies over the past 20 years have shown how addiction takes over different parts of the brain, to explain what...
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Young Investigator Deborah Barnes, Ph.D., and Independent Investigator Kristine Yaffe, M.D., have concluded that over half of all Alzheimer's Cases may be preventable, given...
Using a combination of genetic engineering and laser technology, Garret D. Stuber, PhD, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Young Investigator and colleagues have discovered the role of connections between two...
Optogenetics, a new technology invented by Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., with the help of a Foundation Young Investigator Grant, gives researchers extraordinary control over specific brain circuits — and with it, new...