New research at Columbia University Medical Center has revealed how special molecules help the tongue communicate with the brain to identify the correct taste. Using this knowledge, scientists were able rewire the taste system of mice.
High school student Randy Martinez talks about his experience in the BRAINYAC program at Columbia.
Zuckerman Institute neuroscientists have developed a new tool that sheds light on how neurons guide behavior.
Researchers describe a cellular circuit that helps the brain remember which environments are safe and which are harmful--and what can happen when that circuitry is disrupted.
A P&S research team has found that deficits seen in schizophrenia may be due to a decrease in the number of inhibitory neurons within the brain's memory center.
Increased connectivity in the brain's default mode network is a potential precursor, or biomarker, indicating a risk of developing major depressive disorder.