When we learn to read, we say one word at a time. But how does the brain actually put words together when we read full sentences?
The research is in PNAS. (full access paywall)
A lack of sleep makes everything harder. Focusing, finishing assignments, and coping with everyday stress can become monumental tasks.
The research is in Depression and Anxiety. (full access paywall)
New research from Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering and the University of Pittsburgh reveals that motor cortical neurons optimally adjust how they encode movements in a task-specific manner. The findings enhance our understanding of how the brain controls movement and have the potential to improve the performance and reliability of brain-machine interfaces, or neural prosthetics, that assist paralyzed patients and amputees.
The research is in eLife. (full open access)