Category Archives: Brain connections

Connections between neurons performing similar tasks shows how brain circuits are wired

Even the simplest networks of neurons in the brain are composed of millions of connections, and examining these vast networks is critical to understanding how the brain works. An international team of researchers, led by R. Clay Reid, Wei Chung … Continue reading

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Smarter People Have Better Connected Brains

A new study reports that certain brain regions interact more closely, while others are less engaged, in people with higher intelligence. Differences in intelligence have so far mostly been attributed to differences in specific brain regions. However, are smart people’s … Continue reading

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Mapping the Brain’s Aging Connections

Researchers report the brain connections that are key to cognition and complex thinking skills are most effected as we age. Impact of ageing on brain connections mapped in major scan study. Brain connections that play a key role in complex thinking skills … Continue reading

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