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From Neuroscience News: Navigating Our Thoughts: Fundamental Principles of Thinking - Researchers propose a new theory of human thinking, suggesting our brain's navigation system is key to thinking. This may explain why our knowledge seems to be organized in spatial fashion.
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From Neuroscience News: Neurons that Fire Together, Don’t Always Wire Together - Researchers have identified a new rule of connectivity for neurons in the neocortex, contradicting the popular belief "neurons that fire together, wire together".
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From Neuroscience News: Unraveling a Genetic Network Linked to Autism - Using CRISPR techniques, researchers have uncovered a genetic network linked to autism.
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From Neuroscience News: Artificial Intelligence Predicts Alzheimer’s Years Before Diagnosis - A new convolutional neural network uses PET brain scans to detect biological signs of Alzheimer's disease years before the symptoms appear, researchers report.
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From Neuroscience News: Drinking Coffee May Reduce Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Risks - According to researchers, drinking coffee could reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. The study reports dark roasted coffee appears to have better neuroprotective qualities than light roasts.
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From Neuroscience News: Evidence of Brain Injuries in Football Players at Surprisingly Young Age - Researchers find evidence of cognitive issues and miRNA biomarkers, indicating brain injuries from concussions or head-to-head contact, in college football players. The findings indicated lasting damage caused by sports related concussions occur earlier than expected.
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From Neuroscience News: Genetic Factors Tied to Obesity May Protect Against Diabetes - A new study reports some genetic factors that increase obesity work to lower metabolic risk. 14 genetic variations, researchers report, are linked to higher BMI but lower diabetes risk.
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From Neuroscience News: Decoding How Brain Circuits Control Behavior - Researchers have identified how two types of neurons divide the labor to plan and initiate movements.
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From Neuroscience News: Appendix Removal May Lower Parkinson’s Risk - Researchers report those who have had appendectomies have a reduced risk of developing Parkinson's disease. A new study reveals the appendix acts as a reservoir for proteins associated with the neurodegenerative disease.
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From Neuroscience News: An End to Arachnophobia Just a Heartbeat Away - Researchers say phobias can be treated more effectively by linking computerized therapy to the rhythm of a person's heart.
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