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Thousands of DNA Changes in Developing Brain Revealed by Machine Learning

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 23:00

Researchers have developed a new single cell analysis, combined with machine learning, to detect CNV...

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Memory Transferred between Snails, Challenging Standard Theory of How the Brain Remembers - Scientific American

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 23:00

UCLA neuroscientists reported Monday that they have transferred a memory from one animal to another ...

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SuperSpike: Supervised learning in multi-layer spiking neural networks. (arXiv:1705.11146v2 [q-bio.NC] UPDATED)

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 23:00

A vast majority of computation in the brain is performed by spiking neural networks. Despite the ubi...

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Neuron Types in Brain Are Defined by Gene Activity Shaping Their Communication Patterns

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 23:00

A new Cell study reports on the molecular-genetic basis of neural cell types. The study reports fami...

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長庚大學發現大腦記憶形成機制 失智新見解登國際期刊

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 23:00

長庚大學吳嘉霖副教授團隊利用果蠅研究長期記憶形成的機制時,發現短、長期記憶的形成是由兩套截然不同的大腦神經迴路與分子機制所控制,也就是說,長期記憶並非由短期記憶轉化而來。這項重要研究成果顛覆以往科學界...

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Glia. (arXiv:1708.00731v1 [q-bio.NC])

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 23:00

Essential introduction to glial cells with emphasis on astrocytes, microglia and their interplay in ...

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Hacking the human brain -- lab-made synapses for artificial intelligence

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 23:00

One of the greatest challenges facing artificial intelligence development is understanding the human...

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Using deep learning to reveal the neural code for images in primary visual cortex. (arXiv:1706.06208v1 [q-bio.NC])

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 23:00

Primary visual cortex (V1) is the first stage of cortical image processing, and a major effort in sy...

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How the Brain Recognizes What the Eyes See

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 23:00

Researchers analyze V2 neurons to provide a better understanding pf how the brain processes what we ...

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Working Memory: How You Keep Things "In Mind" Over the Short Term

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 23:00

Given its central role in our mental life working memory may become important in our quest to unders...

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Computations of Visual Motion in the Brain

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 23:00

Researchers detail how the visual cortex and retina work together in visual motion perception. The p...

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Evidence accumulation and change rate inference in dynamic environments. (arXiv:1607.08318v2 [q-bio.NC] UPDATED)

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 23:00

In a constantly changing world, animals must account for environmental volatility when making decisi...

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Collective Stochastic Coherence in Recurrent Neuronal Networks. (arXiv:1701.00765v1 [nlin.AO])

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 23:00

Recurrent networks of dynamic elements frequently exhibit emergent collective oscillations, which ca...

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Axiomatic Relation between Thermodynamic and Information-Theoretic Entropies

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 23:00

Author(s): Mirjam Weilenmann, Lea Kraemer, Philippe Faist, and Renato RennerTwo notions of entropy a...

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Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Improves Cognitive Control

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 23:00

Applying transcranial direct current stimulation to the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex can help to i...

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Feds unveil rule requiring cars to ‘talk’ to each other | TheHill

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 23:00

The Obama administration released a long-awaited rule on Tuesday requiring all new vehicles to have ...

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Consensus clustering approach to group brain connectivity matrices. (arXiv:1612.03760v2 [q-bio.NC] UPDATED)

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 23:00

A novel approach rooted on the notion of consensus clustering, a strategy developed for community de...

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Continuous-Time Discrete-Distribution Theory for Activity-Driven Networks

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 23:00

Author(s): Lorenzo Zino, Alessandro Rizzo, and Maurizio PorfiriActivity-driven networks are a powerf...

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Neurons in the human eye are organized for error correction

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 23:00

Neurons found in the human eye naturally display a form of error correction in the collective visual...

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Positive Feedback and Synchronized Bursts in Neuronal Cultures. (arXiv:1611.05150v1 [q-bio.NC])

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 23:00

Synchronized bursts (SBs) with complex structures are common in neuronal cultures. Although the orig...

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