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Memory/Cognitive Processes

How dopamine drives brain activity

A specialized MRI sensor reveals the neurotransmitter's influence on neural activity throughout the brain CAMBRIDGE, MA -- Using a specialized magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sensor, MIT neuroscientists have discovered how dopamine…

Mapping movement

Researchers investigate neural mechanisms that coordinate complex motor sequences in fruit flies Our day-to-day lives can be seen as a series of complex motor sequences: morning routines, work or school tasks, actions we take around…