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Systems Neuroscience

Section edited by Tianzi Jiang

This section covers all aspects of system neuroscience. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the understanding of structure and function of neural circuits, systems and networks from microscale to macroscale, how high-level cognitive functions such as emotion, memory, attention language, and self-awareness manifest on neural circuits and brain networks, and the related neurotechniques.

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    Social behavior and interactions pervasively shape and influence our lives and relationships. Competition, in particular, has become a core topic in social neuroscience since it stresses the relevance and sali...

    Authors: Michela Balconi and Maria Elide Vanutelli

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:63

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    Transcranial focused ultrasound (tFUS) is a new non-invasive neuromodulation technique that uses mechanical energy to modulate neuronal excitability with high spatial precision. tFUS has been shown to be capab...

    Authors: Leo Ai, Priya Bansal, Jerel K. Mueller and Wynn Legon

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:56

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    Given the reported inverse association between light and depressive mood, ambient light may also be associated with some of the brain regions in healthy subjects. The present study aims to investigate the effe...

    Authors: Hirofumi Hirakawa, Takeshi Terao, Koji Hatano, Kentaro Kohno and Nobuyoshi Ishii

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:44

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    The functional connectivity of the default mode network (DMN) decreases in patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) as well as in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Altered functional connectivity of...

    Authors: Kenji Ishibashi, Keita Sakurai, Keigo Shimoji, Aya M. Tokumaru and Kenji Ishii

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:33

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    Autonomic nervous system (ANS) activity has been shown to vary with the state of brain arousal. In a previous study, this association of ANS activity with distinct states of brain arousal was demonstrated usin...

    Authors: Jue Huang, Christine Ulke, Christian Sander, Philippe Jawinski, Janek Spada, Ulrich Hegerl and Tilman Hensch

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2018 19:18

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    Binocular disparity provides a powerful cue for depth perception in a stereoscopic environment. Despite increasing knowledge of the cortical areas that process disparity from neuroimaging studies, the neural m...

    Authors: Yuan Li, Chuncheng Zhang, Chunping Hou, Li Yao, Jiacai Zhang and Zhiying Long

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2017 18:80

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  7. Content type: Research Article

    Recording of motor evoked potentials (MEPs) is used during navigated transcranial magnetic stimulation (nTMS) motor mapping to locate motor function in the human brain. However, factors potentially underlying ...

    Authors: Nico Sollmann, Lucia Bulubas, Noriko Tanigawa, Claus Zimmer, Bernhard Meyer and Sandro M. Krieg

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2017 18:5

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Sensori-perceptual processing of emotional stimuli under attentive conditions effectively prevents response disinhibition. This is observed saliently in low-impulsive people, because of their high sensitivity ...

    Authors: Takahiro Soshi, Takamasa Noda, Kumiko Ando, Kanako Nakazawa, Hideki Tsumura and Takayuki Okada

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2015 16:87

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    Under experimental conditions, virtually all behaviors of Caenorhabditis elegans are achieved by combinations of simple locomotion, including forward, reversal movement, turning by deep body bending, and gradual ...

    Authors: Tokumitsu Wakabayashi, Kazumi Sakata, Takuya Togashi, Hiroaki Itoi, Sayaka Shinohe, Miwa Watanabe and Ryuzo Shingai

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2015 16:79

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