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neuroscience

Work Hard/Play Smart
Brain chemistry lesson
Published Nov 19, 2017
Student drug, alcohol abuse awareness campaign begins with talk by Hopkins neuroscientist Linda Gorman
Mental Health
Genetically altered mice display traits of bipolar disorder
Published Nov 19, 2017
Study may improve understanding of how genes linked to bipolar risk change neural circuits in the brain / Hopkins Medicine
Science of Learning
Six proposals get seed funding
Published Nov 19, 2017
Science of Learning Institute supports cross-disciplinary projects that aim to further our understanding of how humans learn
Scratch, scratch, ow!
Published Fall 2017
A team of Hopkins postdocs have found that some neurons carry signals for both itch and pain / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Mapping the brain, neuron by neuron
Published Nov 19, 2017
A mathematician and a computer scientist join interdisciplinary effort to create a complete map of a portion of a fruit fly larva brain
Science+Technology
A new dimension of research
Published Nov 19, 2017 Video
3-D microscope gives researchers unprecedented views of organs, tissue, live specimens
Neuroscience
'Memory protein' linked to cognitive decline
Published Nov 19, 2017
Low levels of NPTX2 appear to play key role in learning and memory loss that are hallmarks of Alzheimer's / Hopkins Medicine
Visual thinking
Memorable moves
Published Nov 19, 2017 Video
The way an object moves affects how well you remember it, Hopkins researchers find
Sleep Science
Snooze or lose memories
Published Nov 19, 2017
Lack of rest inhibits brain's ability to form new memories, study reaffirms / Hopkins Medicine
Neuroscience
The brain's 'black box'
Published Nov 19, 2017
Study identifies protein that maintains, protects adult neurons responsible for learning, memory