When the brain forms memories or learns a new task, it encodes the new information by tuning connections between neurons.
There are many ways to divvy up a pile of cookies. Among the possibilities: Everyone can get an equal number, or those who contributed more to the cookie baking can get a larger share.
Understanding the Aging Brain: New research from Li-Huei Tsai’s lab suggests the immune system may play a role in Alzheimer’s disease
For decades, Alzheimer’s disease research has focused on neurons.