Who benefits from brain training and why?

If you are skilled at playing puzzles on your smartphone or tablet, what does it say about how fast you learn new puzzles, or, more broadly, how well you can focus, say, in school or at work? Or, in the language of psychologists, does “near transfer” predict “far transfer”? A...

How specificity of the brain is wired

UC Riverside mouse study identifies key molecules that determine specificity of neural circuits

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Scientists solve long-standing mystery by a whisker

UC Riverside mouse study shows where in the brain sensory input is transformed to movement

Research advances understanding of how the brain focuses while ignoring distractions

UC Riverside mouse study has implications for treating neuropsychiatric diseases such as ADHD and schizophrenia