A discovery about how a neural circuit located deep in the brains of female mice changes in response to estrogen could offer insight into human brains.
This In the Spotlight Q&A features Garam Kim, a former professional violinist pursuing a PhD in neurosciences at Stanford.
Does rock climbing help students learn neuroscience? Writer Nathan Collins headed to the climbing gym to find out for himself.
A new data compression technique could pave the way for digital retinas and other brain-controlled machines.
New research suggests why people with epilepsy, even when their seizures are well controlled, report lapses in their ability to think, perceive or remember.
A new discovery could provide a way of detecting Parkinson's disease in its earliest stages, before symptoms start. And it could accelerate the development of …
Using neuroimaging and machine learning, researchers were able to predict whether antidepressants would help individual patients.
Certain brain tumors wire themselves into the brain's electrical communication network, a new Stanford-led study has shown.
Stanford scientists have conducted a proof-of-concept experiment in mice that shows they can use blood stem cells to treat a severe brain disease.
Researchers have identified five types of concussions, which have different symptoms and initial treatments. All can disturb sleep.
Teenagers exposed to common agricultural pesticides before birth had distinctive reductions in certain types of brain activity, a new study has found.
After a bike crash, Anthony Macchio-Young undergoes emergency neurosurgery at Stanford. But that's only the beginning of his journey to recovery.
Scientists at Stanford have identified a gene key to the formation of a type of toxic protein in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disease.
The real question a new study suggests, isn't why some people occasionally experience hallucinations: It's why all of us aren't hallucinating all the time.
A Stanford neurobiologist continues with his challenge of explaining neuroscience in a series of brief videos on Instagram — for an entire year.
Alakananda Das, a postdoctoral fellow in the Stanford lab of Miriam Goodman, finds pleasure in the successes that follow from sometimes repetitive lab work.