Jul 24, 2023

Brain Bites: Top 5 Neuroscience News Articles of the Week

Posted by in categories: genetics, neuroscience, robotics/AI, sex

Summary: This week’s neuroscience revelations encompass intriguing findings from the enigmatic genetics of mind-controlling hairworms to the groundbreaking link between alcohol use disorders and certain neuronal plasticity genes.

A novel theory proposes that the location of memory storage in the brain depends on its generalizability rather than age, adding a new dimension to our understanding of memory management. A new AI system demonstrates an impressive ability to identify violations of social norms, promising advancements in AI capabilities.

Meanwhile, a study on cognitive decline post-retirement reveals surprising variances across different race, sex, and education levels.

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