And other neuroscience news for the week of June 1, 2020.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
To understand dementia, scientists are looking anew at a neglected piece of the puzzle: the web of blood vessels nourishing the brain.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
The wonders of the brain don't stop in your skull, they can be seen through out your body.
  • University of Washington
Fainting is the sudden and temporary loss of consciousness, and consciousness arises from neural activity in the cerebral cortex. Anything that disrupts neural activity in the cerebral cortex can cause loss of consciousness.
Long-necked Sauropods, like Brontosaurus, were the largest animals on earth, but their brain, not their leg strength, is what kept them from getting any bigger.