Want to learn more about brain connectivity?

If you want to learn a little bit more about how neurons (brain cells) connect to each other, forming the tangle of networks that compose our brains, check back in a day or two. I’ll be posting about a new paper published in Nature Neuroscience that discusses how a molecule and its partners interact to determine cell … Read more

The importance of collaboration; now more than ever

A topic probably discussed in most research conduct-related courses but yet probably commonly overlooked, is collaboration, especially in recent years. As humans, we have a strong need to socialize, aggregate — communicate. In fact, this need is so important that denying developing humans this thirst for contact leaves them with profound disturbances in cognitive function. … Read more

An FDA-approved multiple sclerosis drug can alter memory?

[stumbleupon design=”horizontal_large”] Finding ways to enhance memory has been a goal of many research labs for a very long time. It has also been a popular topic amongst science-fiction enthusiasts and college students. What would we be capable of with the ability to remember more things? Or what if we could forget unwanted memories? Oh … Read more