"Coupled variability in primary sensory areas and the hippocampus during spontaneous activity"

The cerebral cortex is an anatomically divided and functionally specialized structure. It includes distinct areas, which work on different states over time.

Publications

On cross-frequency phase-phase coupling between theta and gamma oscillations in the hippocampus"
Jan 10, 2017

Phase-locking of hippocampal theta and gamma waves has been proposed to support memory formation, but an analysis using robust statistical methods finds no convincing evidence for the phenomenon."

Selective interhemispheric circuits account for a cardinal bias in spontaneous activity within early visual areas"
Nov 08, 2016

Ongoing brain activity exhibits patterns resembling neural ensembles co activated by stimulation or task performance. "

Sleep Paralysis in Brazilian Folklore and Other Cultures: A Brief Review"
Oct 24, 2016

Sleep paralysis (SP) is a dissociative state that occurs mainly during awakening."

Music Proficiency and Quantification of Absolute Pitch: A Large-Scale Study among Brazilian Musicians"
Oct 14, 2016

Absolute pitch (AP) is the ability to identify and name the pitch of a sound without external reference."

Machine Learning Algorithms for Automatic Classification of Marmoset Vocalizations"
Sep 29, 2016

In this work, we consider seven different classification algorithms with the goal of finding a robust classifier that can be successfully trained on small datasets."

Thought disorder measured as random speech structure classifies negative symptoms and schizophrenia diagnosis 6 months in advance"
Apr 18, 2017

This analysis relies mostly on connectedness, a structural feature of speech that is anti-correlated with negative symptoms."

Coupled variability in primary sensory areas and the hippocampus during spontaneous activity"
Apr 10, 2017

The cerebral cortex is an anatomically divided and functionally specialized structure. It includes distinct areas, which work on different states over time. "

Physiology and assessment as low-hanging fruit for education overhaul"
Mar 31, 2017

Physiology and assessment constitute major bottlenecks of school learning among students with low socioeconomic status."

Chrna2-Martinotti Cells Synchronize Layer 5 Type A Pyramidal Cells via Rebound Excitation"
Mar 22, 2017

Chrna2-Martinotti cells participate in defined cortical circuits and can synchronize pyramidal cells in a frequency-dependent manner."

Activity-Independent Effects of CREB on Neuronal Survival and Differentiation during Mouse Cerebral Cortex Development"
Jan 18, 2017

Neuronal survival and morphological maturation depends on the action of the transcription factor calcium responsive element binding protein (CREB), which regulates expression of several target genes in an activity-dependent manner. "

Events

Instituto do Cérebro realiza 2o House Symposium

Com o tema “The Brain in a Nutshell”, o evento é gratuito e aberto à comunidade acadêmica. "

Instituto do Cérebro promove palestra sobre imunidade e processo cognitivo

A palestra é gratuita e voltada para a comunidade acadêmica, especialmente das áreas das biociências, saúde e neurociências."

Palestra de Neurobiologia

A palestra “Neurobiologia da diferenciação sexual” será ministrada pela professora Maria Bernardete Cordeiro de Sousa."

In The Media

Medida de fala desorganizada prevê diagnóstico de esquizofrenia e gravidade de sintomas em primeiro contato clínico

O estudo foi publicado na Revista NPJ Schizophrenia, do grupo Nature, por Natália Mota (UFRN), Sidarta Ribeiro (UFRN) e Mauro Copelli (UFPE)."

Dráulio Barros de Araújo é entrevistado pela New Scientist

A entrevista abordou a pesquisa do docente do ICe-UFRN sobre depressão e ayahuasca"

UFRN realiza festival de divulgação científica em bares de Natal

Com entrada gratuita, a ação faz parte do Pint of Science Brasil, festival internacional de divulgação científica."


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