Crucial gene gains new life after molecular brake is lifted
Social sciences scholars awarded for work on human cognition, nuclear proliferation
Researchers hope to develop brain imaging tools for pre-symptomatic diagnosis
Alzheimer’s conference co-hosted by UCI will tackle such sensitive subjects as intimacy, elder abuse, driving risks and end-of-life options
Results suggest novel approaches to maintaining cognition as we age
A learning technique that maximizes the brain’s ability to make and store memories may help overcome cognitive issues seen in fragile X syndrome, a leading form of intellectual disability, according to UC Irvine neurobiologists.
UC Irvine neurobiologist James McGaugh, whose research has vastly contributed to our knowledge of the brain’s learning and memory abilities, has won the 2015 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology.
Therapists, scientists differ notably in acceptance of repressed memories