CAM Center researchers studying use of a noninvasive brain stimulation treatment paired with cognitive training have found the therapy holds promise as an effective, drug-free approach for someday warding off Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
Aprinda Indahlastari, Ph.D., a postdoctoral associate in the University of Florida’s Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory, is the latest investigator to be featured in MBI Rising Stars, a video series highlighting up-and-coming neuroscience researchers at the UF.
New research by University of Florida neuroscientists suggests that male and female sex hormones may play differing roles in risk-taking inclinations and the ability to delay gratification.
Research could provide a path for more targeted future interventions, such as non-invasive transcranial direct current stimulation.
New study demonstrates an example of the brain’s ability to shift and utilize different neural circuits to perform a task in order to compensate for brain aging.
Study demonstrates that additional proteins misfold in the presence of neurodegenerative disease pathologies.
Examining the role of NMDA receptor hypofunction and redox sensitivity of hippocampal synaptic transmission during aging.
The role of epigenetics in the process of brain aging and cognitive decline.
The vulnerability of particular brain regions in old age that are important for problem-solving and reasoning.
The relationship between brain inflammation, long-term potentiation and aging.