What is the most popular drug in the world? It’s not alcohol, cannabis, or cocaine, but something most of us start with each day. Coffee; or, more specifically: caffeine.
Most humans can tell you they’re in pain. However, assessing pain sensitivity in rodents during preclinical studies is a challenge.
Parkinson’s disease: the neurodegenerative disorder that affects mobility in a life-changing way. Learn more about relevant measures in pre-clinical studies.
Experts estimate that by 2050, 100 million people will have Alzheimer’s disease (AD), which is a shockingly large number. Learn more about the research that has been done in order to find a cure.
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Why are the rewarding effects of nicotine greater in diabetic rats?
Contrary to common methods, gait analysis can detect clinically relevant symptoms early on, researchers say.
First developed in 1981 by Richard Morris, the Morris water maze task is still one of the most popular tests for memory and learning in rodents.
How zebrafish are helping us to discover the mechanisms behind this neurodegenerative disease.
Worm infections can cause cognitive problems. But it’s unclear if it affects learning, memory, or both.