June 24, 2020

Columbia Neuroscientist Rui Costa Joins International Consortium to Decode How the Brain Moves the Body

Costa, director and CEO of the Zuckerman Institute, has been named to an international consortium that will tackle the complex brain mechanisms that guide movement and behavior.
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June 15, 2020

What is the Cerebellum?

Recent research by scientists at Columbia's Zuckerman Institute is revealing new, complex roles for this ancient and universal brain structure.
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June 9, 2020

The Collective Mind: Mathematical Model Reveals Key to Brain’s Unrivaled Computing Power

By using a powerful method to track large groups of brain cells in real-time, combined with advanced mathematical modeling tools, Columbia researchers reveal striking new details about the brain’s inner ‘collective mind.’
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May 8, 2020

How Does the Brain Link Events To Form A Memory?

The findings in mice bolster efforts to map the circuitry of the brain’s memory center and point to new areas of research into panic and post-traumatic stress disorders.
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April 20, 2020

Early Exposure to Cannabis Boosts Young Brains’ Sensitivity to Cocaine, Rodent Study Suggests

The Columbia-led research in rats uncovers unexpected interplay between the two drugs and sheds new light on the neurobiology of drug use in adolescence.
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