Traumatic Memories in PTSD Appear Not to Be Represented in the Brain Like Other Kinds of Memory, Research Suggests
Researchers studying the stories that people with PTSD tell about their traumatic experiences and then analyzing them in terms of the way they are represented in the brain by measuring patterns of… Read More
Stimulating Adult Nerve-Cell Birth Could Inspire a New Approach to Alzheimer’s Treatment
Researchers led by a BBRF grantee have made important discoveries in mice that have the potential to lead to completely new ways of attempting to treat and even reverse the symptoms of Alzheimer’s… Read More
In Hippocampus, Protein's Malfunction Is Potential Link to Memory and Other Impairments Seen in Schizophrenia
Researchers have made an intriguing discovery about how a defective protein may be implicated in a mechanism that greatly increases the risk of schizophrenia in certain individuals and may help… Read More
New Insights About Epilepsy Mechanism Suggest a Potential Treatment Target
Researchers studying a common form of epilepsy have made an important discovery about a process within the brain's hippocampus that appears to modulate seizure activity and suggests a possible new… Read More
Wireframe of the human brain
In people with schizophrenia, the hippocampus, a part of the brain involved in memory and emotion, tends to shrink. Scientists have wondered whether this is also the case in mood disorders. Read More