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Professor Walker describes the health impact of modern sleep habits. "The number of people who can survive on six hours of sleep or less and show no impairment is zero.” Read more in BBC News. [...continue]

Berkeley Neuroscience in the News

New research from the Dillin Lab shows that the loss of smell alters metabolism and protects against weight gain in adult mice on a high fat diet. Read more in LA Times. [...continue]

Research Discovery

Mice scan the area around their head with their whiskers. UC Berkeley researchers have discovered that this sensory information is encoded in neurons of the cortex as a smooth map of scanned space. [...continue]

Announcement

UC Berkeley researchers are building a cortical modem: a wireless optical device that can both read (record) and write (stimulate) neural activity in the brain. [...continue]

Announcement

The Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute announces the selection of Markita Landry and collaborators Linda Wilbrecht, Marla Feller, and Jose Carmena as the recipients of the 2017 Radical Ideas in Brain Science Challenge. [...continue]

Announcement

Jose Carmena and Michel Maharbiz have received a prestigious 2017 McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award to… [...continue]

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Latest Faculty Publications

July 22, 2017

Increased Striatal Dopamine Synthesis Capacity in Gambling Addiction.

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July 22, 2017

Human hippocampal pre-activation predicts behavior.

Related ArticlesHuman hippocampal pre-activation predicts behavior. Sci Rep. 2017 Jul 20;7(1):5959 Authors: Jafarpour A, Piai V, Lin JJ, Knight RT Abstract The...
July 20, 2017

Imaging blood-brain barrier dysfunction as a biomarker for epileptogenesis.

Related ArticlesImaging blood-brain barrier dysfunction as a biomarker for epileptogenesis. Brain. 2017 Jun 01;140(6):1692-1705 Authors: Bar-Klein G, Lublinsky S, Kamintsky L, Noyman...
July 20, 2017

Dynamic PET Measures of Tau Accumulation in Cognitively Normal Older Adults and Alzheimer’s Disease Patients Measured Using [18F] THK-5351.

Related ArticlesDynamic PET Measures of Tau Accumulation in Cognitively Normal Older Adults and Alzheimer's Disease Patients Measured Using [18F] THK-5351. PLoS One....
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