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Neuroscientists perform important step towards cell therapy for diseases of the cerebral cortex

Researchers at the ULB – IRIBHM and ULB Neuroscience Institute – have tested the therapeutic potential of cortical neurons generated at the laboratory, by transplantation in the brains of adult mice. Their research is published in the journal Neuron1.

Anxious people more apt to make bad decisions amid uncertainty

Highly anxious people have more trouble deciding how best to handle life’s uncertainties.

New care model enhances psychological, cognitive and physical recovery of ICU survivors

The Critical Care Recovery Center care model — the nation’s first collaborative care concept focusing on the extensive cognitive, physical and psychological recovery needs of intensive care unit…

Successful cognitive behavioral therapy in youth equals decreased thinking about suicide

Penn Medicine researchers found that patients who did not respond to cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for anxiety in childhood had more chronic and enduring patterns of suicidal ideation at 7 to 19…

Male images seen by left side of the brain

A new study has found that people are quicker to categorize a face as being male when it is shown to the left side of the brain.

Using fruit flies to understand how we sense hot and cold

Innately, we pull our hand away when we touch a hot pan on the stove, but little is known about how our brain processes temperature information. Scientists now have discovered how a fruit fly’s brain represents temperature, mapping it neuron by neuron,…