Tag: Brain and cognitive sciences

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Neuroscientists identify specific brain region and circuits controlling attention

The attentional control that organisms need to succeed in their goals comes from two abilities: the focus to ignore distractions and the...

MIT Study: Neuroscientists find a molecular mechanism that allows memories to form

When the brain forms a memory of a new experience, neurons called -- engram cells to encode the details of the memory...