Two ways of reducing fear

Emotional reactions may come in many forms and have different causes. But one of the main responses is the fear response, which has been shown to involved the amygdala. Different nuclei of the [...]

My grandmother is where?

How specific — or sparse — is the neural representation of a memory trace? Quian Quiroga and colleagues now have an article in Neuron (PDF), where they describe their well-known [...]

Welcome back, Terry Wallis?

It’s all in the news these days. A man who has been in a coma (or is it “coma-like”, “almost coma” or what?) since a car accident in 1984 has now regained [...]