Sensory Nervous System
Amygdalae, nuclei clusters located in the temporal lobe of the brain, play a role in memory, emotional responses, and decision-making. Here is the latest research on sensory processes in the amygdala.
Auditory perception is the ability to receive and interpret information attained by the ears. Here is the latest research on factors and underlying mechanisms that influence auditory perception.
Here is the latest research on barrel cortex, a region of somatosensory and motor corticies in the brain, which are used by animals that rely on whiskers for world exploration.
Basal Ganglia are a group of subcortical nuclei in the brain associated with control of voluntary motor movements, procedural and habit learning, emotion, and cognition. Here is the latest research.
G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), the largest family of integral membrane proteins, participate in the regulation of many physiological functions and are the targets of approximately 30% of currently marketed drugs. Here is the latest research.
GPCRs are membrane receptors implicated in the pathophysiology of various diseases. Several GPCRs, including GLP-1 receptor, glucagon receptor, and adiponectin receptor, are also involved in metabolic regulation and homeostasis. Here is the latest research.
G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) are membrane receptors implicated in the pathophysiology of various diseases, including neurodegenerative disorders, infectious diseases, and cancer. Here is the latest research on GPCR signaling pathway.
Hereditary optic atrophy is a mitochondrially inherited disease that results in bilateral subacute loss of central vision due to degeneration of retinal ganglion cells and the optic nerve. Here is the latest research.
Interoception refers to the sense of physiological state of the body. It can be both conscious and unconscious. Here is the latest research on this topic.
Microglia are found throughout the brain and spinal cord and are the resident macrophages of the CNS. There have been investigations into the involvement of microglia in somatosensory sensory circuits within the spinal cord and associated diseases. Here is the latest research on microglia and spinal somatosensory circuits.
Gustatory system is the sensory system responsible for the perception of taste and flavour, which determines feeding and appetitive learning behaviors. Taste receptor cells encounter chemicals in foods and transmit this information to the gustatory neurons, which convey it further to the gustatory relay nuclei in the lower brainstem.
The feed describes the structure and function of neuronal circuits in the visual system which gives rise to the ability to process visual detail as sight, as well as enabling the formation of several non-image photo response functions. Here is the latest research on neurona circuits in the visual system.
This feed focuses on the impact of smell and space perception, as well as mechanisms that underlie navigation behaviour in animals. Here is the latest research on olfactory navigation.
Pain signaling pathways involve many molecular components that could potentially be targets for pharmacotherapeutic interventions. Discover the latest research on nociception and signal transduction through nocireceptors here.
Perceptual decision making is the act of choosing one option from a set of alternatives based on available sensory information. Find the latest research on perceptual decision making here.
Dopaminergic projections to the basal ganglia and nucleus accumbens shape the learning and plasticity of motivated behaviors across species including the regulation of vocal-motor plasticity and performance in songbirds. Discover the latest research on the regulation of vocal-motor plasticity here.
Sensorimotor circuits enable organisms, such as drosophila, to sense and respond to their environment. Here are the latest discoveries pertaining to sensorimotor circuits in drosophila.
The role of microglia in pain is believed to differ between sexes. Some studies have shown that microglia have a prominent role in the pain of males, but not in that of females. Here is the latest research on sex in microglial contributions to pain.
Visual Neuroscience describes the visual system of the human body and the brain's visual cortex. Here are the latest discoveries pertaining to vision neuroscience.
Visual perception and visual mental imagery, the faculty whereby we can revisualise a visual item from memory, have often been regarded as cognitive functions subserved by common mechanisms. Here are the latest discoveries pertaining to visual perception.
This feed explores the cellular and circuitry mechanisms that allow the visual system to adapt to changes and take part in the storage of visual memories. Follow this feed to stay up to date.