Skip to main content

Cognition and Behavior

This section covers all aspects of behavioral neuroscience and learning in humans and animal models. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: executive function, behavior, learning, memory, behavioral neurogenetics, neuroimaging, MRI (functional and structural).

Sorry, this content is temporarily unavailable. Please try again soon - thanks for your patience.

Page 2 of 3

  1. Recent work suggests that ALS and frontotemporal dementia can occur together and share at least in part the same underlying pathophysiology. However, it is unclear at present whether memory deficits in ALS ste...

    Authors: Judith Machts, Verena Bittner, Elisabeth Kasper, Christina Schuster, Johannes Prudlo, Susanne Abdulla, Katja Kollewe, Susanne Petri, Reinhard Dengler, Hans-Jochen Heinze, Stefan Vielhaber, Mircea A Schoenfeld and Daniel M Bittner

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2014 15:83

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  2. Using near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS), our previous neural adaptation studies found that infants’ bilateral temporal regions process facial identity (FiHN 5:153, 2011). In addition, we revealed that size-inv...

    Authors: Megumi Kobayashi, Yumiko Otsuka, So Kanazawa, Masami K Yamaguchi and Ryusuke Kakigi

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2014 15:81

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  3. Suppression of body weight and symptom of anorexia are major symptoms of depression. Recently, we reported that chronic social defeat stress (CSDS) induced suppression of body weight gain and anorexic feeding ...

    Authors: Wataru Iio, Haruyoshi Takagi, Yasuki Ogawa, Takamitsu Tsukahara, Shigeru Chohnan and Atsushi Toyoda

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2014 15:72

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  4. Parental use of love withdrawal is thought to affect children’s later psychological functioning because it creates a link between children’s performance and relational consequences. In addition, recent studies...

    Authors: Renske Huffmeijer, Marian J Bakermans-Kranenburg, Lenneke RA Alink and Marinus H van IJzendoorn

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2014 15:68

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  5. The present study investigated the neural correlates of sign language processing of Deaf people who had learned German Sign Language (Deutsche Gebärdensprache, DGS) from their Deaf parents as their first langu...

    Authors: Barbara Hänel-Faulhaber, Nils Skotara, Monique Kügow, Uta Salden, Davide Bottari and Brigitte Röder

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2014 15:62

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  6. Lesions to the human brain often cause dramatic impairments in the life of patients because of the very limited capacity of the mammalian nervous system to regenerate. On the other hand, neuronal tissue has a ...

    Authors: Manfred Depner, Konstantin Tziridis, Andreas Hess and Holger Schulze

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2014 15:57

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  7. It is known that the abnormal neural activity in epilepsy may be associated to the reorganization of neural circuits and brain plasticity in various ways. On that basis, we hypothesized that changes in neurona...

    Authors: Helka FB Ozelo, Andréa Alessio, Maurício S Sercheli, Elizabeth Bilevicius, Tatiane Pedro, Fabrício RS Pereira, Jane M Rondina, Benito P Damasceno, Fernando Cendes and Roberto JM Covolan

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2014 15:52

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  8. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) is able to induce changes in neuronal activity that outlast stimulation. The underlying mechanisms are not completely understood. They might be analogous to ...

    Authors: Matthias Sczesny-Kaiser, Alica Bauknecht, Oliver Höffken, Martin Tegenthoff, Hubert R Dinse, Dirk Jancke, Klaus Funke and Peter Schwenkreis

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2014 15:46

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  9. There appears to be an inconsistency in experimental paradigms used in fMRI research on moral judgments. As stimuli, moral dilemmas or moral statements/ pictures that induce emotional reactions are usually emp...

    Authors: Mihai Avram, Kristina Hennig-Fast, Yan Bao, Ernst Pöppel, Maximilian Reiser, Janusch Blautzik, James Giordano and Evgeny Gutyrchik

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2014 15:39

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  10. This study aimed to answer three questions related to chronic myofascial pain syndrome (MPS): 1) Is the motor cortex excitability, as assessed by transcranial magnetic stimulation parameters (TMS), related to ...

    Authors: Liliane Pinto Vidor, Iraci LS Torres, Liciane Fernandes Medeiros, Jairo Alberto Dussán-Sarria, Letizzia Dall’Agnol, Alicia Deitos, Aline Brietzke, Gabriela Laste, Joanna R Rozisky, Felipe Fregni and Wolnei Caumo

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2014 15:42

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  11. Alexithymia is a personality trait that is characterized by difficulties in identifying and describing feelings. Previous studies have shown that alexithymia is related to problems in recognizing others’ emoti...

    Authors: Klas Ihme, Julia Sacher, Vladimir Lichev, Nicole Rosenberg, Harald Kugel, Michael Rufer, Hans-Jörgen Grabe, André Pampel, Jöran Lepsien, Anette Kersting, Arno Villringer and Thomas Suslow

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2014 15:40

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  12. The processing of verbal fluency tasks relies on the coordinated activity of a number of brain areas, particularly in the frontal and temporal lobes of the left hemisphere. Recent studies using functional magn...

    Authors: Stefanie Wagner, Alexandra Sebastian, Klaus Lieb, Oliver Tüscher and André Tadić

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2014 15:19

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  13. Research on cognitive control suggests an age-related decline in proactive control abilities whereas reactive control seems to remain intact. However, the reason of the differential age effect on cognitive con...

    Authors: Marine Manard, Delphine Carabin, Mathieu Jaspar and Fabienne Collette

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2014 15:7

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  14. Using senescence-accelerated mouse prone 8 (SAMP8), we examined whether reduced mastication from a young age affects hippocampal-dependent cognitive function. We anesthetized male SAMP8 mice at 8 weeks of age ...

    Authors: Masatsuna Kawahata, Yumie Ono, Akinori Ohno, Shoichi Kawamoto, Katsuhiko Kimoto and Minoru Onozuka

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2014 15:4

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  15. Event-related brain potentials (ERPs) were used to investigate training-related changes in fast visual word recognition of functionally illiterate adults. Analyses focused on the left-lateralized occipito-temp...

    Authors: Melanie Boltzmann and Jascha Rüsseler

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:154

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  16. Repetitive navigated transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) has been used for studying language organization in healthy volunteers and patients, and to detect cortical areas involved in language processing. ...

    Authors: Nico Sollmann, Theresa Hauck, Alexander Hapfelmeier, Bernhard Meyer, Florian Ringel and Sandro M Krieg

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:150

    Content type: Methodology article

    Published on:

  17. Brands create product personalities that are thought to affect consumer decisions. Here we assessed, using the Go/No-go Association Task (GNAT) from social psychology, whether brands as opposed to no-name prod...

    Authors: Anika Thomas, Anke Hammer, Gabriele Beibst and Thomas F Münte

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:149

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  18. Inspired by the framework of dynamical system theory, we aimed at exploring how the behavioural repertoire of the sensorimotor system can be reshaped with aging. Our reasoning was founded on the assumption tha...

    Authors: Rita Sleimen-Malkoun, Jean-Jacques Temprado and Eric Berton

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:145

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  19. It is well established that the amygdala is crucially involved in the processing of facial emotions. In schizophrenia patients, a number of neuroimaging findings suggest hypoactivation of the amygdala in respo...

    Authors: Thomas Suslow, Christian Lindner, Udo Dannlowski, Kirsten Walhöfer, Maike Rödiger, Birgit Maisch, Jochen Bauer, Patricia Ohrmann, Rebekka Lencer, Pienie Zwitserlood, Anette Kersting, Walter Heindel, Volker Arolt and Harald Kugel

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:140

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  20. The human waking EEG spectrum shows high heritability and stability and, despite maturational cortical changes, high test-retest reliability in children and teens. These phenomena have also been shown to be re...

    Authors: Dominik C Benz, Leila Tarokh, Peter Achermann and Sarah P Loughran

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:117

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  21. In the absence of visual input, the question arises as to how complex spatial abilities develop and how the brain adapts to the absence of this modality. As such, the aim of the current study was to investigat...

    Authors: Patrice Voss, Madeleine Fortin, Vincent Corbo, Jens C Pruessner and Franco Lepore

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:113

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  22. Despite new brain imaging techniques that have improved the study of the underlying processes of human decision-making, to the best of our knowledge, there have been very few studies that have attempted to inv...

    Authors: Laila Massad Ribas, Fábio Theoto Rocha, Neli Regina Siqueira Ortega, Armando Freitas da Rocha and Eduardo Massad

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:109

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  23. The impact of task relevance on event-related potential amplitudes of early visual processing was previously demonstrated. Study designs, however, differ greatly, not allowing simultaneous investigation of how...

    Authors: Stefanie C Biehl, Ann-Christine Ehlis, Laura D Müller, Andrea Niklaus, Paul Pauli and Martin J Herrmann

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:107

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  24. While many studies confirm the positive effect of cognitive and physical training on cognitive performance of older adults, only little is known about the effects of simultaneously performed cognitive and phys...

    Authors: Nathan Theill, Vera Schumacher, Rolf Adelsberger, Mike Martin and Lutz Jäncke

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:103

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  25. For accuracy in navigated transcranial magnetic stimulation (nTMS), determination of the hotspot location of small hand muscles is crucial because it is the basis for the resting motor threshold (RMT) and, the...

    Authors: Nico Sollmann, Theresa Hauck, Thomas Obermüller, Alexander Hapfelmeier, Bernhard Meyer, Florian Ringel and Sandro M Krieg

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:94

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  26. Recent findings suggest that the intake of specific nutrients during the critical period in early life influence cognitive and behavioural development profoundly. Antioxidants such as vitamin E have been postu...

    Authors: Gowri Nagapan, Yong Meng Goh, Intan Shameha Abdul Razak, Kalanithi Nesaretnam and Mahdi Ebrahimi

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:77

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  27. Both cognitive and physical exercise have been discussed as promising interventions for healthy cognitive aging. The present study assessed the effects of cognitive training (spatial vs. perceptual training) a...

    Authors: Kirsten Hötting, Kathrin Holzschneider, Anna Stenzel, Thomas Wolbers and Brigitte Röder

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:73

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  28. Previous studies have suggested that the study condition of an item influences how the item is encoded. However, it is still unclear whether subsequent source memory effects are dependent upon stimulus content...

    Authors: Heekyeong Park, Fernando Leal, Catherine Spann and Cheryl Abellanoza

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:71

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  29. There is increasing evidence that maternal stress may have long-term effects on brain development in the offspring. In this study, we examined whether pre-gestational stress might affect offspring rats on the ...

    Authors: Yuejun Huang, Sihong Chen, Hongwu Xu, Xiaochan Yu, Huihong Lai, Guyu Ho, Qingjun Huang and Xuechuan Shi

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:67

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  30. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a non-invasive technique that modulates the excitability of neurons within the primary motor cortex (M1). Research shows that anodal-tDCS applied over the non-...

    Authors: Dawson J Kidgell, Alicia M Goodwill, Ashlyn K Frazer and Robin M Daly

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:64

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  31. In this study, we investigated age and hemispheric differences in transcallosal inhibition (TCI) in the context of active contraction using the ipsilateral silent period (iSP). We also examined whether age-rel...

    Authors: Travis Davidson and François Tremblay

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:62

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  32. The human auditory cortex automatically encodes acoustic input from the environment and differentiates regular sound patterns from deviant ones in order to identify important, irregular events. The Mismatch Ne...

    Authors: Anja Kuchenbuch, Evangelos Paraskevopoulos, Sibylle C Herholz and Christo Pantev

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:51

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  33. The cortical silent period (CSP) elicited by transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is affected by changes in TMS intensity. Some studies have shown that CSP is shortened or prolonged by short-interval intrac...

    Authors: Sho Kojima, Hideaki Onishi, Kazuhiro Sugawara, Hikari Kirimoto, Makoto Suzuki and Hiroyuki Tamaki

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:43

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  34. Streptococcus pneumoniae is associated with neurologic sequels, such as, seizures, sensory-motor deficits, hearing loss, learning and memory impairment, which can occur in approximately 30 to 52% of surviving pat...

    Authors: Tatiana Barichello, João Carlos Nepomuceno Gonçalves, Jaqueline S Generoso, Graziele L Milioli, Cintia Silvestre, Caroline S Costa, Jaqueline da Rosa Coelho, Clarissa M Comim and João Quevedo

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:42

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  35. The nociceptive withdrawal reflex (NWR) is a polysynaptic spinal reflex that induces complex muscle synergies to withdraw a limb from a potential noxious stimulus. Several studies indicate that assessment of t...

    Authors: Michael Brun Jensen, José Alberto Biurrun Manresa, Ken Steffen Frahm and Ole Kæseler Andersen

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:39

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  36. It has been shown that non-invasive transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) facilitates motor functions in healthy adults and stroke patients. However, little is known about neuroplastic changes induced...

    Authors: Shinichi Furuya, Michael A Nitsche, Walter Paulus and Eckart Altenmüller

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:35

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  37. Producing sounds by a musical instrument can lead to audiomotor coupling, i.e. the joint activation of the auditory and motor system, even when only one modality is probed. The sonification of otherwise mute m...

    Authors: Gerd Schmitz, Bahram Mohammadi, Anke Hammer, Marcus Heldmann, Amir Samii, Thomas F Münte and Alfred O Effenberg

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:32

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  38. Frustrating situations are encountered daily, and it is necessary to respond in an adaptive fashion. A psychological definition states that adaptive social behaviors are “self-performing” and “contain a soluti...

    Authors: Atsushi Sekiguchi, Motoaki Sugiura, Satoru Yokoyama, Yuko Sassa, Kaoru Horie, Shigeru Sato and Ryuta Kawashima

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:29

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  39. Widespread interlimb reflexes evoked in leg muscles by cutaneous stimulation of the hand are phase-modulated and behaviorally relevant to produce functional changes in ankle trajectory during walking. These re...

    Authors: Tsuyoshi Nakajima, Trevor Barss, Taryn Klarner, Tomoyoshi Komiyama and E Paul Zehr

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:28

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

Page 2 of 2

  1. How oscillatory brain rhythms alone, or in combination, influence cortical information processing to support learning has yet to be fully established. Local field potential and multi-unit neuronal activity rec...

    Authors: Keith M Kendrick, Yang Zhan, Hanno Fischer, Alister U Nicol, Xuejuan Zhang and Jianfeng Feng

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:55

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  2. The present study compared the neural correlates of an intramodally and a crossmodally acquired second language (L2). Deaf people who had learned their L1, German Sign Language (DGS), and their L2, German, thr...

    Authors: Nils Skotara, Monique Kügow, Uta Salden, Barbara Hänel-Faulhaber and Brigitte Röder

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:48

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  3. Repeated application of paired-pulse TMS over the primary motor cortex (M1) in human subjects with an inter-pulse interval (IPI) of 1.5 ms (iTMS1.5 ms) has been shown to significantly increase paired-pulse MEP (p...

    Authors: Sebastian Sewerin, Marco Taubert, Henning Vollmann, Virginia Conde, Arno Villringer and Patrick Ragert

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:45

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  4. After a prolonged exposure to a paired presentation of different types of signals (e.g., color and motion), one of the signals (color) becomes a driver for the other signal (motion). This phenomenon, which is ...

    Authors: Souta Hidaka, Wataru Teramoto, Maori Kobayashi and Yoichi Sugita

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:44

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  5. Studies in tactile discrimination agree that rats are able to learn a rough-smooth discrimination task by actively touching (whisking) objects with their vibrissae. In particular, we focus on recent evidence o...

    Authors: Fernando D Farfán, Ana L Albarracín and Carmelo J Felice

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:32

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  6. Glutamergic excitotoxicity has been shown to play a deleterious role in the pathophysiology of spinal cord injury (SCI). The aim of this study was to investigate the neuroprotective effect of dizocilpine malea...

    Authors: Emanuela Esposito, Irene Paterniti, Emanuela Mazzon, Tiziana Genovese, Maria Galuppo, Rosaria Meli, Placido Bramanti and Salvatore Cuzzocrea

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:31

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  7. Neuronal mechanisms underlying affective disorders such as major depression (MD) are still poorly understood. By selectively breeding mice for high (HR), intermediate (IR), or low (LR) reactivity of the hypoth...

    Authors: Thomas Fenzl, Chadi Touma, Christoph PN Romanowski, Jörg Ruschel, Florian Holsboer, Rainer Landgraf, Mayumi Kimura and Alexander Yassouridis

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:29

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  8. Soy-derived isoflavones potentially protect against obesity and depression. In five different studies we examined the influence of soy-containing diets or equol injections on depression, serotonin levels, body...

    Authors: Crystal Blake, Kimberly M Fabick, Kenneth DR Setchell, Trent D Lund and Edwin D Lephart

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:28

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  9. The perceived size of objects not only depends on their physical size but also on the surroundings in which they appear. For example, an object surrounded by small items looks larger than a physically identica...

    Authors: Chen Song, D Samuel Schwarzkopf and Geraint Rees

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:27

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  10. Pitch identification had yielded unique response patterns compared to other auditory skills. Selecting one out of numerous pitches distinguished this task from detecting a pitch ascent. Encoding of numerous st...

    Authors: Michael Schwenzer and Klaus Mathiak

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:26

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  11. Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder, which is attributed to uncontrollable abnormal hyper-excitability of neurons. We investigated the feasibility of using low-intensity, pulsed radiation of focused ult...

    Authors: Byoung-Kyong Min, Alexander Bystritsky, Kwang-Ik Jung, Krisztina Fischer, Yongzhi Zhang, Lee-So Maeng, Sang In Park, Yong-An Chung, Ferenc A Jolesz and Seung-Schik Yoo

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:23

    Content type: Methodology article

    Published on:

  12. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a technique that can systematically modify behaviour by inducing changes in the underlying brain function. In order to better understand the neuromodulatory ef...

    Authors: Tino Zaehle, Pascale Sandmann, Jeremy D Thorne, Lutz Jäncke and Christoph S Herrmann

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:2

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  13. During isometric compensation of modulated low-level forces corticomuscular coherence (CMC) has been shown to occur in high-beta or gamma-range. The influence of the frequency of force modulation on CMC has up...

    Authors: José R Naranjo, Xi Wang, Jürgen Schulte-Mönting, Frank Huethe, Christoph Maurer, Marie-Claude Hepp-Reymond and Rumyana Kristeva

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:157

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  14. Auditory evoked responses can be modulated by both the sequencing and the signal-to-noise ratio of auditory stimuli. Constant sequencing as well as intense masking sounds basically lead to N1m response amplitu...

    Authors: Lothar Lagemann, Hidehiko Okamoto, Henning Teismann and Christo Pantev

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:156

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  15. Prospective memory (PM) is one of the most important cognitive domains in everyday life. The neuronal basis of PM has been examined by a large number of neuroimaging and neuropsychological studies, and it has ...

    Authors: Keita Kondo, Masaharu Maruishi, Hiroki Ueno, Kozue Sawada, Yukari Hashimoto, Tomohiko Ohshita, Tetsuya Takahashi, Toshiho Ohtsuki and Masayasu Matsumoto

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:147

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  16. When no specific stimulus or task is presented, spontaneous fluctuations in brain activity occur. Brain regions showing such coherent fluctuations are thought to form organized networks known as 'resting-state...

    Authors: Ysbrand D van der Werf, Ernesto J Sanz-Arigita, Sanne Menning and Odile A van den Heuvel

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:145

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  17. Few methods exist to study central nervous system processes following dentoalveolar tactile stimulation using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), likely due to inherent technical difficulties. Our pr...

    Authors: Estephan J Moana-Filho, Donald R Nixdorf, David A Bereiter, Mike T John and Noam Harel

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:142

    Content type: Methodology article

    Published on:

  18. Several studies demonstrate that neurogenesis may be induced or activated following vascular insults, which may be important for neuronal regeneration and functional recovery. Understanding the cellular mechan...

    Authors: Xue-mei Zhang, Fang Du, Dan Yang, Chun-jiang Yu, Xiang-nan Huang, Wei Liu and Jin Fu

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:138

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  19. The rapid detection of sensory change is important to survival. The process should relate closely to memory since it requires that the brain separate a new stimulus from an ongoing background or past event. Gi...

    Authors: Koji Inui, Tomokazu Urakawa, Koya Yamashiro, Naofumi Otsuru, Yasuyuki Takeshima, Makoto Nishihara, Eishi Motomura, Tetsuo Kida and Ryusuke Kakigi

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:135

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  20. Fragile X syndrome is the most common inherited form of mental impairment characterized by cognitive impairment, attention deficit and autistic behaviours. The mouse model of Fragile X is used to study the und...

    Authors: Shelley Jacobs, Meera Nathwani and Laurie C Doering

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:132

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  21. Due to the unique neural projections of the olfactory system, odours have the ability to directly influence affective processes. Furthermore, it has been shown that emotional states can influence various non-e...

    Authors: Andreas Finkelmeyer, Thilo Kellermann, Daniela Bude, Thomas Nießen, Michael Schwenzer, Klaus Mathiak and Martina Reske

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:131

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  22. We investigated the processing of task-irrelevant and unexpected novel sounds and its modulation by working-memory load in children aged 9-10 and in adults. Environmental sounds (novels) were embedded amongst ...

    Authors: Philipp Ruhnau, Nicole Wetzel, Andreas Widmann and Erich Schröger

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:126

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  23. Childhood adversity is associated with increased risk for mood, anxiety, impulse control, and substance disorders. Although genetic and environmental factors contribute to the development of such disorders, th...

    Authors: Elizabeth D George, Kelly A Bordner, Hani M Elwafi and Arthur A Simen

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:123

    Content type: Methodology article

    Published on:

  24. Cognitive deterioration is a core symptom of many neuropsychiatric disorders and target of increasing significance for novel treatment strategies. Hence, its reliable capture in long-term follow-up studies is ...

    Authors: Claudia Bartels, Martin Wegrzyn, Anne Wiedl, Verena Ackermann and Hannelore Ehrenreich

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:118

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  25. For severely paralyzed people, a brain-computer interface (BCI) provides a way of re-establishing communication. Although subjects with muscular dystrophy (MD) appear to be potential BCI users, the actual long...

    Authors: Yasunari Hashimoto, Junichi Ushiba, Akio Kimura, Meigen Liu and Yutaka Tomita

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:117

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  26. Because of the lack of reproducible brainstem ischemia models in rodents, the temporal profile of ischemic lesions in the brainstem after transient brainstem ischemia has not been evaluated intensively. Previo...

    Authors: Fang Cao, Ryuji Hata, Pengxiang Zhu, Shoichiro Takeda, Tadashi Yoshida, Nobuhiro Hakuba, Masahiro Sakanaka and Kiyofumi Gyo

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:115

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  27. Previous literature has shown that the frontal N30 is increased during movement of the hand contralateral to median nerve stimulation. This finding was a result of non-dominant left hand movement in right-hand...

    Authors: Wynn Legon, Jennifer K Dionne, Sean K Meehan and W Richard Staines

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:112

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  28. Both epilepsy patients and brain tumor patients show altered functional connectivity and less optimal brain network topology when compared to healthy controls, particularly in the theta band. Furthermore, the ...

    Authors: Linda Douw, Edwin van Dellen, Marjolein de Groot, Jan J Heimans, Martin Klein, Cornelis J Stam and Jaap C Reijneveld

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:103

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  29. Intermittent theta-burst stimulation (iTBS) is a form of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation that may alter cortical excitability in the primary somatosensory cortex (SI). The present study investigat...

    Authors: Azra Premji, Angela Ziluk and Aimee J Nelson

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:91

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  30. Early auditory experiences are a prerequisite for speech and language acquisition. In healthy children, phoneme discrimination abilities improve for native and degrade for unfamiliar, socially irrelevant phone...

    Authors: Eira Jansson-Verkasalo, Timo Ruusuvirta, Minna Huotilainen, Paavo Alku, Elena Kushnerenko, Kalervo Suominen, Seppo Rytky, Mirja Luotonen, Tuula Kaukola, Uolevi Tolonen and Mikko Hallman

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:88

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  31. When roll-tilted, the subjective visual vertical (SVV) deviates up to 40° from earth-vertical and trial-to-trial variability increases with head roll. Imperfections in the central processing of visual informat...

    Authors: Jeanine R Schuler, Christopher J Bockisch, Dominik Straumann and Alexander A Tarnutzer

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:83

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

Sorry, this content is temporarily unavailable. Please try again soon - thanks for your patience.