A new study at Columbia shows that binge drinking during adolescence increases the risk of alcohol use disorder and memory problems later on.
For Mother’s Day, we talked with neuroscientist Bianca Jones Marlin, PhD, whose research delves into the biological mysteries of the parent-child bond.
Neurons in the brain’s olfactory system seem to be wired together randomly. So how can two people experience an odor in the same way? A new model explains.
Neuroscientist Carol Mason, PhD, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences along with 104 other new members and foreign associates.
Scientists at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons present the most definitive evidence to date that the human brain makes new neurons throughout life.
Neurons mature and acquire their firing properties with the help of Rbfox genes, a family of genes linked to autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.