In an interesting discovery, scientists have found that when we hear a sound, neurons fire in sync with the rhythmic structure of the sound, exactly encoding its original structure in the timing of spikes.
People who participate in arts and craft activities and who socialise in middle and old age may delay the development in very old age of the thinking and memory problems that often lead to dementia, says a study.
In a pioneering feat, researchers have successfully converted adult human skin cells into neurons of the type that regulate appetite.To make the neurons, human skin cells were first genetically reprogrammed to become induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells.
If she is not in the mood tonight, do not just blame her for spoiling yours. New research suggests a woman's desire to make love is linked to how her hormones affect neurons in a particular brain area.
Scientists have convincingly identified a network of neurons in a particular area of the brain, the lateral prefrontal cortex, that interact with one another to promptly filter visual information while at the same time ignoring distractions.