Neurons in visual cortex of the brain ‘drift’ over time

New research from Washington University in St. Louis reveals that neurons in the visual cortex—the part of the brain that processes visual stimuli—change their responses to the same stimulus over time. Although other studies have documented “representational drift” in neurons in the parts of the brain associated with odor and…

What is Frontal Lobe Disorder?

The frontal lobe is the largest of the four lobes of the human brain and is located at the front of the central sulcus. There are several processes that are thought to derive from the frontal lobe including behavioral planning and motivation. Damage to the lobe can cause deficits in…