Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Edward Gibson and Eric Martinez are among this year's winners of the satiric prize, for explaining what makes legal documents so difficult to comprehend.
A simple animal model shows how stimuli and states such as smells, stressors, and satiety converge in an olfactory neuron to guide food-seeking behavior.
A commonly used screening test creates a gender gap that may hinder diagnosis and treatment for women and girls.
Separating densely packed molecules before imaging allows them to become visible for the first time.
Research reveals cells that span brain hemispheres to coordinate activity in visual processing centers, shows Alzheimer’s degrades their structure and function.
By tracking feedback during tasks, the anterior cingulate cortex notices when a new step has become necessary and signals the motor cortex to adjust.
Prokaryotes can detect hallmark viral proteins and trigger cell death through a process seen across all domains of life.
Using organoids to model early development, researchers used an emerging microscopy technology to see that new neurons struggled to reach their developmental destination.