As millions of teens head back to the classroom, discover what the latest research into the adolescent brain reveals about how teens learn and interact with their environment.
New study in mice shows how the brain learns to reproduce patterns of brain activity that lead to reward; provides insights for treating addiction and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
By examining birds' courtship rituals, and deciphering how they learn to sing to each other, Sarah Woolley, PhD, is shedding new light on how two brains can connect to become a pair.
Series of awards unites experts from different fields and universities; bolsters innovative, team approach to deciphering the complexities of the brain.
This new study upends models of how the brain constructs interpretations of the outside world. The research could shed light on phenomena ranging from eyewitness testimony to stereotyping to autism.
New study in mice reveals biological origins of memory deficits, a core symptom of schizophrenia.
Whether it’s hitting a homerun or a tickling the ivories, neuroscientist Rui Costa, PhD, investigates how we learn skilled movement — and what happens in the brain when that ability is disrupted.
Why is the young brain so good at learning language?
Columbia-led research finds adolescents’ ability to remember is closely linked to reward-learning behavior.
Advance helps to resolve this long-standing scientific question; offers framework to guide future studies of memory.