Neuroscience

Recent news about neuroscience and the brain from across Columbia.

A study is shedding new light on how the brain identifies familiar individuals and recalls past experiences with them.

A Columbia neurobiologist fishes for an aggression gene.

Researchers found a mechanism that could explain how neurons in mammal noses become tailored to detect a specific odor chemical. 

The University put out major studies in climate science, public health, neuroscience, and quantum mechanics this year.

Fiction, nonfiction, memoir, art history, astronomy, neuroscience—we’ve got you covered with this diverse list of books.

Rafael Yuste provides a unified framework for how the brain functions in “Lectures in Neuroscience.”

As a zebra finch becomes single-minded about impressing a possible mate, dopamine-releasing brain cells reflect his intentions.

A study tracked how tools like ChatGPT mistake nonsense for real language. Can these flaws open new windows on the human brain?

The findings could help physicians better predict which brain-injured patients are likely to recover with rehabilitation. 

Zuckerman Institute researchers believe cuttlefish, masters of camouflage, can yield insights on all brains, including ours.

Yasmine El-Shamayleh, Vikram Gadagkar, and Ishmail Abdus-Saboor won the award for research excellence and inclusion in the lab.

David Hellerstein covers everything from psychoanalysis to the DSM diagnostic manual and neuroscience.