Stress and inflammation regulate the kynurenine pathway dioxygenases in a glia‐ and tissue‐specific manner (2017-07-14)The inflammation and stress responses are intimately related adaptive responses to pathogens or other stressors upsetting our body’s homeostasis. However, when infections or other stressors persist-or are sufficiently ...
(2017-06-21)Nutritional cognitive neuroscience is an emerging interdisciplinary field of research that seeks to understand nutrition’s impact on cognition and brain health across the life span. While accumulating evidence indicates ...
(2017-07-09)Neural circuitry, at its most basic level, is composed of multiple synaptic connections formed between the neurons within a circuit. These synaptic contacts are also the sites of local protein synthesis, which is required ...
Sex differences in PFC-related behavior after amphetamine exposure and across adolescent development (2017-06-02)Adolescence is a time of experimentation and risk taking. Experimentation with drug use during this period can have especially harmful consequences, however, as adolescent-onset substance use is more likely to lead to ...
(2017-05-19)This work explores the mechanisms and lifestyle modifiers of brain anatomy throughout the aging process. First, a thorough review of the mechanisms of fitness on brain anatomy is presented. Next, a study examining the ...