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Spider vision paper published

Our paper, Visual Perception in the Brain of Jumping Spiders, has been published in Current Biology  [get the PDF]

Our research was also featured in the front page of Cornell. 9 more words

Jumping Spiders

Study Finds Antidepressants Change Brain Connectivity in Just a Few Hours

A new study published in the journal Current Biology Thursday found that a single dose of some of the most widely used antidepressants change the brain’s architecture after only a few hours. 239 more words

Single dose of antidepressant changes the brains structure within 3 hours

A single dose of antidepressant is enough to produce dramatic changes in the functional architecture of the human brain. Brain scans taken of people before and after an acute dose of a commonly prescribed SSRI (serotonin reuptake inhibitor) reveal changes in connectivity within three hours, say researchers who report their observations in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on September 18. 441 more words

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects

Spitting fish adjust for distance when shooting

Footage captured by two high-speed cameras shows the fish’s ability in detail

The jets of water that archer fish use to shoot down prey are “tuned” to arrive with maximum impact over a range of distances, according to a study. 731 more words