"neuroscience" tag

Where do place fields originate?

Silent pyramidal cells in the hippocampus can be converted into active place cells.

Bilingualism increases mental agility

Bilingual children may have competitive advantages.

Lucid dreaming and the neural basis of consciousness

Brain areas that are usually switched off during deep sleep are active in lucid dreamers.

Tapping into the unconscious brain

Neuroscientists have developed an unconventional method of communicating with vegetative patients. 

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