March 7, 2020
Neurons Repeat Lessons, Even When We’re Distracted
A diligent student might stay in the classroom during recess to go over the recently learned material instead of playing in the schoolyard. However, new research at the Weizmann Institute...
November 15, 2019
Measuring Animal Personality – it’s a First!
A new study on mice, recently published in Nature Neuroscience, shows animal research may need to take into account the connection between genes, behaviour and personality. We may refer to...
February 17, 2017
New Mechanism Found to Regulate Chronic Stress
In addition to the classic stress response in our bodies – an acute reaction that gradually abates when the threat passes – our bodies appear to have a separate mechanism...