Alexander Lakhanpal

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Researchers Reprogram Genome to Produce More Dopamine

The Gatekeeper<p>Parkinson’s disease researchers from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Buffalo have found a …

Neuroscience

How Extra Pounds Hurt Your Brain | Men's Health

Over the course of the 8-year follow up, they showed a greater rate of shrinkage in that area, too. <br>And that’s bad news for your brain. Not only can it contribute to subtle impairments in memory—say, where you left your car in the parking lot—but a shriveling hippocampus also puts you at higher …

Evidence that brain-chemical imbalance drives autism symptoms

For the first time, researchers have documented a direct link between the severity of someone’s autism symptoms and brain levels of the …

Study identifies area of brain that perceives music

Listening to music evokes an intangible emotional reaction, but the neural basis of this reaction is complicated. Pitch, melody, rhythm and other …

Neuroscience

Feed Your Brain With These Fascinating Facts

December 17, 2015 | 35 Comments » | Topics: Interesting<p>While John and Clarence Anglin, 2 of the 3 men who ever escaped from Alcatraz, were officially …

5 things that will make you happier, according to neuroscience

Let's get more specific: what's going to make your <i>brain</i> happy?<p>And let's focus on things that are simple and easy to do instead of stuff like winning the lottery.<p>Neuroscience has answers.<p>I've discussed this subject before and it was so popular I decided to call an expert to get even more dead simple …

Happiness