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A Deep Dive into the Brain

Oligodendrocytes wrap the axons of neurons with a fat-containg myelin sheath allowing the fast propagation of electric impulses. In certain diseases, for example in Multiple [...]

October 8, 2021

Alzheimer’s Disease Optical Biomarkers

The deposition of beta-amyloid and tau are hallmarks of Alzheimer`s disease.It has been implicated in neuronal dysfunction, ultimately leading to cognitive impairment and [...]

October 8, 2021

Guiding the Future of Brain Stimulation

Transcranial electrical stimulation techniques are widely used to regulate brain function and behavior. However, due to low reproducibility of various studies, the efficacy [...]

June 1, 2021

What Tapping The Mobile Can Tell

Mobile phones have become an integral part of our 24/7 society. From a health scientific perspective, they represent at the same time a potential negative influence but also [...]

April 7, 2021

New Perspectives on Language

Where does our ability to communicate come from? How does language develop and how do we pass it on from generation to generation? The National Centre of Competence in [...]

April 7, 2021

How Does Empathy Feel Like on Opioids?

When prescription opioids are used over a longer period for medical or non-medical purposes, it can have consequences on brain and behavior. Sara Kroll and Boris Quednow from [...]

April 7, 2021

Neurostimulation Against Migraine

Can electrical neurostimulation be used to help migraine patients? A new study indicates that modification of neural excitability over the visual cortex reduces the [...]

January 20, 2021

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