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updating beliefs under perceived threat

Posted comment on ´Updating beliefs under perceived threat` by N. Garrett, A.M. Gonzalez-Garzon, L. Levita and T. Sharot and published in Journal of Neuroscience 2018 vol. 38 (36) p. 7901 SUMMARY Garrett and colleagues sought with their experiments described … Continue reading

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hippocampus firing defines event boundaries in continuous experiences

Posted comment on ´The hippocampal film editor: sensitivity and specificity to event boundaries in continuous experience`  by A.B. Yakov and R.N. Henson and published in Journal of Neuroscience 2018 vol 38 (47) p. 10057 SUMMARY Yakov and Henson in … Continue reading

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role of angular gyrus in autobiographical memory and the Self

Posted comment on ´Specifying a causal role for angular gyrus in autobiographical memory` by H.M. Bonnici, L.G. Cheke, D.A.E. Green, T.H.M.B. FitzGerald and J.S. Simons and published in Journal of Neuroscience 2018 vol 38 (49) p. 10438 SUMMARY In … Continue reading

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reduced ventrolateral prefrontal cortex gray matter volume correlates to decision-making irrationality in aging

Posted comment on ´The reduction of ventrolateral prefrontal cortex gray matter volume correlates with loss of economic rationality in aging` by H-K. Chung, A. Tymula and P. Glimcher and published in Journal of Neuroscience 2017 37(49 12068 SUMMARY In their … Continue reading

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firing differences of tonically active interneurons in the striatum to reward events

Published comment on ´Differences between dorsal and ventral striatum in the sensitivity of tonically active neurons to rewarding events` by K. Marche, A-C. Martel and P. Apicella and published in Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience 24th July 2017 SUMMARY Marche, … Continue reading

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tau pathology effects on neuronal firing

Posted comment on ´Pathological tau strains from human brains recapitulate the diversity of tauopathies in non-transgenic mouse brain` by S. Narasimhan, J.L. Guo, L. Changolkar, A. Stieber, J.D. McBride, L.V. Silva, Z. He, B. Zhang, R.J. Gathagan, J.Q. Trojanowski and … Continue reading

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the structure and function of the cerebellum

Published comment on ´The Secret of You` by C. Williams and published in New Scientist issue no. 3185 7th July 2018 p. 36 SUMMARY In her article Williams describes the change in view of the worth from a neuroscientific perspective … Continue reading

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