brain wiring

Child abuse may alter victim's brain wiring: Study

Child abuse may alter victim's brain wiring: Study

The longer axons of this kind are generally covered by a fatty coating called myelin. Myelin sheaths protect the axons and help them to conduct electrical signals more efficiently.

Sep 26, 2017, 19:13 PM IST

Witnessing fear in others can alter our brain wiring

PTSD is an anxiety disorder that can develop in some people after they experience a shocking, scary or danger

Jan 07, 2017, 16:24 PM IST

Digitally building a piece of brain

 Scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, have been trying to digitally reconstruct a section of juvenile rat brain.

Oct 09, 2015, 20:51 PM IST

'Lazy eye' may bully brain into altering its wiring

 Amblyopia - more commonly known as "lazy eye" - may cause the brain to alter its wiring, according to a new study.

Aug 26, 2015, 19:10 PM IST

Scientists discover new clues to brain`s wiring

In a step forward in learning how a developing brain is built, researchers have identified a group of proteins that programme a common type of brain nerve cell to connect with another type of nerve cell in the brain.

Jul 20, 2014, 17:07 PM IST

Bird`s brain wiring resembles that of humans

A new study has revealed that humans may have more in common with a pigeon than we have realized, at least in terms of brain wiring.

Jul 18, 2013, 15:42 PM IST

Alzheimer`s sabotages brain wiring?

Alzheimer`s could actually sabotage the working of several of the brain`s networks, says a study.

Sep 19, 2012, 14:24 PM IST

Meditation improves brain wiring in just one month

Researchers have found that just a month of meditation training alters brain wiring in ways that could open the door to new treatments for mental disorders.

Jun 13, 2012, 11:37 AM IST

Brain wiring makes women anorexic or obese

A study shows that reward circuits in the brain are sensitized in anorexic women and desensitized in obese women.

May 15, 2012, 16:03 PM IST

Lack of sleep during adolescence skews brain wiring

Short-term sleep restriction in teen mice prevented the balanced growth of brain synapses.

Oct 10, 2011, 14:16 PM IST

Study shows how brain`s wiring develops in babies

Scientists say their findings will help in the understanding of a range of brain disorders.

Jan 12, 2011, 13:45 PM IST

Study shows how brain`s wiring develops in babies

Scientists say their findings will help in the understanding of a range of brain disorders.

Jan 12, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

`Brain wiring key to decision making`

Unable to make quick decisions
when they are actually needed? Then blame your brain.

Aug 25, 2010, 18:45 PM IST

`Brain wiring key to decision making`

Unable to make quick decisions
when they are actually needed? Then blame your brain.

Aug 25, 2010, 00:00 AM IST