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Dopamine reinforces pleasurable behaviors, but the Lammel lab has discovered that it is also released in response to unpleasant events, which may teach avoidance. [...continue]

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Chunlei Liu and colleagues discover that after playing just one season of football, teens exhibit microscopic changes in gray matter that correlate with head impacts. [...continue]

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By studying patients with Parkinson’s disease and cerebellar degeneration, the Ivry lab has identified two distinct brain areas involved in anticipatory timing. [...continue]

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Silvia Bunge and her team discover that eye gaze patterns can reveal how a person's reasoning skills improve with learning. [...continue]

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The Hsu and Knight labs recorded directly from the human cortex to identify patterns of regret, with implications for decision-making. [...continue]

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Ming Hsu and colleagues develop a computational model to predict and quantify unequal treatment based on stereotypes. [...continue]

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A new publication from the Bateup lab describes how they generated the first model of tuberous sclerosis that replicates the brain abnormalities seen in patients, and what it reveals about human brain development. [...continue]

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Research from Matthew Walker’s lab shows that sleep-deprived people withdraw socially and others avoid them, creating a vicious cycle of loneliness. [...continue]

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Diana Bautista and colleagues discover how the perception of itch and pain can be triggered by a single molecule, through pathways involving different ion channels. [...continue]