In this edition of our new column, #NCintroduces, Tom Naughton (UCL Cancer Institute) introduces the complex world of chronobiology and circadian rhythms.
Editor, Lauren Pulling, introduces the newly renamed Neuro Central – bridging the gap between neuroscience and neurology.
In a new study, researchers have investigated neural circuits in rats to understand fearful memory retrieval, finding that place cell firing patterns are involved in avoidance behaviors.
Researchers at Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA, USA) used functional near-infrared spectroscopy to test the cognitive ergonomics of participants wearing Google Glass versus those using iPhones.
In celebration of International Nurses Day we talked to Anne Preece, a Head Injury Advanced Nurse Practitioner from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Birmingham, UK), about her experiences as a neuroscience nurse and how she juggles work and life in such a demanding role.
Researchers have published the largest network to date of connections between cortical neurons, revealing that neurons carrying out similar functions are more likely to be connected to each other.