Neuroscientists Concoct New Methods to Analyze Neuron, Brain Region, and Social Networks

Researchers from UPenn and Indiana University review techniques that thoroughly analyze networks of brain region and interpersonal interactions. Highlights These investigational tools are meant to help scientists reach a better comprehension of neurological system, behavioral, and social interactions.Such new methods include physiological recordings from DNA to proteins and from brain regional communication to social dynamics.The …

Study Suggests Irregular Brain Communication in Reality-Distorting Hallucinations from LSD

Written by Brett J. Weiss September 26, 2021 Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay Baylor scientists show a brain region producing memory-based depictions of the environment miscommunicate with a visual region in hallucinating LSD-injected rats. Highlights A brain region that encodes and retrieves memories called the hippocampus shows weak and disorganized communication with a visual …

Study Suggests Cohabitating Couples Exhibit High Levels of Interbrain and Behavioral Synchrony for Optimal Performance of Social Goals

Cohabitating couples have greater interbrain and behavioral synchrony than friends and strangers resulting in better speed and accuracy in social goal performance.

Scientists Propose a Quantum Theory of Consciousness

Written by Brett Weiss 10-31-2020 Image by Garik Barseghyan from Pixabay Consciousness has puzzled human beings since the dawn of mankind. Philosophers, biologists, physicists, and neuroscientists have all attempted to provide a definitive explanation of it, however, an accurate account is still pending. Great technological advancements in the field of neuroscience have paved the way …