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Complexity, Confusion, and Clunky gaits

July 2020 – pt 1

Congrats on finishing the academic year! Thanks to Blair for the amazing performance today (and also the song). 😂

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Intern Report Spaced Repetition

The human #cerebellum has almost 80% of the surface area of the #neocortex

The surface of the human cerebellar cortex is much more tightly folded than the cerebral cortex. It was computationally reconstructed for the first time to the level of all individual folia from multicontrast high-resolution postmortem MRI scans. 96 more words


Bacteria in the gut have a direct line to the brain

Three-dimensional view of mouse intestine shows sensory neurons in areas exposed to high-levels of microbial compounds.

Photo credit: Researchers/The Rockefeller University

Date: 28 July 2020… 678 more words

Health & Wellness

Conservation of #brain connectivity and wiring across the mammalian class

Over 100 years ago, Ramon y Cajal hypothesized that two forces played a role in the evolution of mammalian brain connectivity: minimizing wiring costs and maximizing conductivity speed. 48 more words


Complementary contributions of non-REM and #REM sleep to visual #learning

Sleep is beneficial for learning. However, it remains unclear whether learning is facilitated by non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep or by REM sleep, whether it results from plasticity increases or stabilization, and whether facilitation results from learning-specific processing. 107 more words


Tylenol May Actually Ease Your Heartache (Medicine / Neurology)

When you’ve got physical pain, like a headache or a pulled muscle, you probably reach for the Tylenol. But what you may not realize is that Tylenol can also have an effect on emotional pain, like rejection or hurt feelings. 507 more words


Nine-year prospective efficacy and safety of brain-responsive #neurostimulation for focal #epilepsy

Prospectively evaluate safety and efficacy of brain-responsive neurostimulation in adults with medically intractable focal onset seizures (FOS) over 9 years..

Adults treated with brain-responsive neurostimulation within 2 year feasibility or randomized controlled trials enrolled into a long-term prospective open label trial (LTT) to assess safety, efficacy, and quality of life (QOL) over an additional 7 years. 187 more words