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Neurobiology

The ‘place’ of emotions

A study of the IMT School Studies Lucca describes how affective states are mapped in the brainCredit: Luca Cecchetti, IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca The entire set of our emotions is topographically represented in a small region of…

The highways of our brain

Researchers from the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience (NIN) used a new technique to show how electrical impulses are traveling with high speed in the brain. It appears that myelin, the sheath around neurons, creates a coaxial cable…