Tinnitus, physical activity and improved quality of life: investigation of the neural correlates of tinnitus and potential treatment options (2015-01-21)Objectives. The objectives of the dissertation are to (1) identify the neural correlates of tinnitus distress and successful habituation, and (2) investigate any relationship between physical activity and tinnitus distress. ...
Estradiol exerts activational and organizational control over the expression of daily and circadian activity rhythms in mice (2014-09-16)Robust sex differences in daily and circadian activity rhythms, as well as the manifestation of circadian disruption-associated pathologies, have been reported in numerous species, including humans and laboratory models. ...
(2014-09-16)Our motto “Use it and boost it” suggests that stimulating experiences enhance neural functioning. Previous work has shown that cognition is enhanced by mental and physical activities. The current research examines the ...
(2014-05-30)During infancy and childhood, almost every person will impacted by infection. Neonates, due to their immature immune system, are especially vulnerable to respiratory infection and are more prone to hospitalization. ...
The role of notch signaling in the development of the hypothalamic-pituitary axis and arcuate nucleus (2014-05-30)Development of the hypothalamic-pituitary axis requires precise neuronal signaling to establish a network that regulates neuroendocrine homeostasis. The anterior lobe (AL) and intermediate lobe (IL) of the pituitary are ...