Hippocampal HCN channels are more highly expressed in people with major depressive disorder. Antidepressants that increase cAMP signaling interfere with TRIP8b’s ability to bind to HCN channels, helping to restore cognitive ability in those with MDD.
Researchers have identified three factors that influence whether a person is likely to seek more information or ignore facts about their health, finances, and personality traits.
Researchers say the COVID pandemic has had an impact on people’s cognitive abilities and risk perception.
Changes in human sex ratio at birth are associated with the presence of air and water pollution, a new study reports.
Just one protein situated on the synapse can profoundly alter how some neurons communicate and implement plasticity.
Neurons in deep layers of the brain’s cortex are the first to decipher which side of a visual border is an object and which side is the background.
A once-weekly three-minute exposure to long-wave deep red light activates mitochondria in the retina, helping to naturally boost declining vision.
People with untreated depression have lower levels of mitochondrial proteins. For those who responded to the SSRI antidepressants, the proteins returned to a normal level, but showed no increase in those who did not respond to medication.
Rare variants of the autism-associated ANK2 gene alter the architecture and organization of neurons, potentially contributing to autism and neurodevelopmental comorbidities.
Entrainment can safely manipulate brain waves to induce improvements in memory, a new study reveals.