Franck Polleux is tracing the origins of our extraordinary capacity for complex thinking.
Findings open up new avenues for future treatment.
Human-specific network may have evolved to strengthen social communication.
A Q&A with Daniel Salzman, MD, PhD
Researchers have determined that a small region of the hippocampus is essential for social memory, the ability of an animal to recognize another of the same species.
Study points to possible treatments and confirms distinction between memory loss due to aging and that of Alzheimer's.
Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger announced Dec. 17 that Mortimer B. Zuckerman has pledged $200 million to endow a Mind Brain Behavior Institute to support interdisciplinary neuroscience research and discovery by scholars across the University.