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Exercise May Help Preserve Memory and Thinking Skills

Physical exercise not only protected against such age-related brain changes, but also had more of an effect than mentally and socially stimulating activities. In the new report, published in the journal Neurology, a team at the University of Edinburgh followed more than 600 people, starting at age 70. Gestalt psychology.

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Your Brain on Food: How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings, - Wellness and Complementary Medicine

The author, Gary L. Wenk, is a Professor, at the Ohio State University and Medical Center. New Technique Could Enable Personalized Medicine. Psychostress beim Job: Greift der Arzt zu rasch zum Stift? - Schweiz. Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury. Das Gehirn: Von der Nervenzelle zur Verhaltenssteuerung: Richard Thompson, Andreas Held: Bücher. Excitotoxicity. ROS and apoptosis. Role in cancer therapy. Science of Stoke, Mechanisms in Search of Treatments. Mapping brain circuits for specific functions. MIT neuroscientists used calcium imaging to label these pyramidal cells in the brain (credit: Qian Chen/MIT) A team led by MIT neuroscientists has developed a way to monitor how brain cells coordinate with each other to control specific behaviors, such as initiating movement or detecting an odor.

Mapping brain circuits for specific functions

The researchers’ new imaging technique, based on the detection of calcium ions in neurons, could help them map the brain circuits that perform such functions. It could also provide new insights into the origins of psychiatric diseases, says Guoping Feng, senior author of a paper appearing in the Oct. 18 issue of the journal Neuron. “To understand psychiatric disorders we need to study animal models, and to find out what’s happening in the brain when the animal is behaving abnormally,” says Feng, the James W. and Patricia Poitras Professor of Neuroscience and a member of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT.

Lead author of the Neuron paper is McGovern Institute postdoc Qian Chen. Blue Brain Project Accurately Predicts Connections between Neurons. 26.09.12 - Proof of concept: researchers identify principles to support brain simulation models One of the greatest challenges in neuroscience is to identify the map of synaptic connections between neurons.

Blue Brain Project Accurately Predicts Connections between Neurons

Called the “connectome,” it is the holy grail that will explain how information flows in the brain. In a paper, published the week of 17th of September in PNAS, the EPFL’s Blue Brain Project (BBP) has identified key principles that determine synapse-scale connectivity by virtually reconstructing a cortical microcircuit and comparing it to a mammalian sample. These principles now make it possible to predict the locations of synapses in the neocortex. First micro-structure atlas of the human brain completed. A European team of scientists have built the first atlas of white-matter microstructure in the human brain.

First micro-structure atlas of the human brain completed

The project’s final results have the potential to change the face of neuroscience and medicine over the coming decade. The work relied on groundbreaking MRI technology and was funded by the EU’s future and emerging technologies program with a grant of 2.4 million Euros. The participants of the project, called CONNECT, were drawn from leading research centres in countries across Europe including Israel, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Denmark, Switzerland and Italy. The project investigators met today in Paris, after 3 years of research, to announce the conclusion of the project and present a report of their findings. The Brain CONNECT Project. Synchrone Oszillationen, zeitliche Codierung.

Brain Wiring, MRI, Water. London’s streets are a mess.

Brain Wiring, MRI, Water

Glutamate and GABA Balance. Glutamate is an excitatory neurotransmitter.

Glutamate and GABA Balance

While I am thinking, talking, processing and sharing with you, the glutamate receptors in my neurons are functioning actively to take glutamate into the cell. You need glutamate for learning, attending, and functioning. In fact, the more intelligent you are, the more glutamate receptors you have on your cells. But too much glutamate being taken in to your nerve cells will burn them out. It would be like turning a light switch on and off continuously until it breaks. A number of other substances related to glutamate will also act as excitatory neurotransmitters at glutamate receptor sites.

Astrocytes Target for New Depression Therapy. Tufts neuroscientists find that starry brain cells can be used to mimic sleep deprivation.

Astrocytes Target for New Depression Therapy

Neuroscience researchers from Tufts University have found that our star-shaped brain cells, called astrocytes, may be responsible for the rapid improvement in mood in depressed patients after acute sleep deprivation. This in vivo study, published in the current issue of Translational Psychiatry, identified how astrocytes regulate a neurotransmitter involved in sleep. The researchers report that the findings may help lead to the development of effective and fast-acting drugs to treat depression, particularly in psychiatric emergencies.

Myelin Covers and Distance of nodes cruical for Signal Speed. Intellectual Disability-Protein Regulation. Identification of psychiatric needs – psystrat. Resume first half: Neurodevelopmental Disorders Intellectual Disability: Severity is determined by adaptive functioning rather than IQ score.

Identification of psychiatric needs – psystrat

Deficits in cognitive capacity beginning in the developmental period. Communication Disorders: Expressive language disorders, speech sound disorder, fluency disorder, social communication disorder (not in the presence of restricted repetitive behaviors).