We are in social media age, therefore, it is important to understand human social behaviors. Scientists are now using tools to configure social neurons in our brain. Understanding the circuitry and connection of social neurons in correlation of human behaviors will significantly increase our understanding of human social circles.
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Researchers tie social behavior to activity in specific brain circuit
Full article at http://goo.gl/mXJw3e.
Bio-X scientists have improved on their original technique for peering into the intact brain, making it more reliable and safer. The results could help scientists unravel the inner connections of how thoughts, memories or diseases arise.
The research is in Nature Protocols. (full open access)
Research: “Advanced CLARITY for rapid and high-resolution imaging of intact tissues” by Raju Tomer, Li Ye, Brian Hsueh and Karl Deisseroth in Nature Protocols. doi:10.1038/nprot.2014.123 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nprot.2014.123)
Image: A three-dimensional rendering of clarified brain imaged from below. Credit Deisseroth lab.
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