Tag: brain imaging

October 2019
Neurons in a fish glow green.
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Erasable sensor of brain activity could reveal roots of social behavior

by  /  23 October 2019

Researchers unveiled a reversible new technique for labeling active neurons in freely moving animals.

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Smart phone with augmented reality app
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Augmented-reality app brings research images to life

by  /  22 October 2019

A new mobile app enhances scientific images by displaying augmented-reality renderings of the complete data over printed figures.

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Enlarged amygdala may forecast anxiety, depression in autistic children

by  /  22 October 2019

A tiny chunk of the brain’s emotion enter, the amygdala, is enlarged in some autistic children; the larger this piece, the more anxious and depressed the child is likely to be.

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A new technique helps reveal patterns in the migration of neurons (green) to their destination (red).
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A stop-motion movie of the whole brain, starring new neurons

by  /  21 October 2019

A method that visualizes nascent and migrating neurons in the mouse brain may shed light on brain development in autistic people.

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Rodent drinks water in machine-learning experiment
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Algorithms may predict mouse behavior from brain activity

by  /  21 October 2019

Researchers have created a suite of digital tools that break complex mouse behaviors into discrete parts and link them to the animals’ brain activity.

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Mock flu triggers changes in brain, behavior of monkeys

by  /  20 October 2019

Marmosets exposed to a mock infection in the womb have altered vocal development and diminished social interest; exposed macaques show changes in brain structure and function.

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Looking directly in the eyes engages region of the social brain

by  /  20 October 2019

The social brain has a sweet spot that activates when people look each other in the eyes but not when they look at eyes in a video.

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Algorithm may help identify subgroups of autism

by  /  20 October 2019

A new algorithm accurately separates highly similar people into subgroups based on their brain activity — and could do the same for autistic people.

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Traits of autism, attention deficit linked to small brainstem

by  /  20 October 2019

The severity of autism tracks closely with that of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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Grid of views of mouse brain: 3D and areas mapped in color
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New mouse brain atlas merges two popular maps

by  /  20 October 2019

A new online resource aligns and improves the two most widely used mouse brain atlases.

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