"Chrna2-Martinotti Cells Synchronize Layer 5 Type A Pyramidal Cells via Rebound Excitation"

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


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."

Rats Synchronize Locomotion with Ultrasonic Vocalizations at the Subsecond Time Scale"
Sep 29, 2016

Acoustic signals have the potential for transmitting information fast across distances. Rats emit ultrasonic vocalizations of two distinct classes: “22-kHz” or “alarm” calls and “50-kHz” calls. "

A Naturalistic Assessment of the Organization of Children’s Memories Predicts Cognitive Functioning and Reading Ability"
Aug 05, 2016

To explore the relationship between memory and early school performance, we used graph theory to investigate memory reports from 76 children aged 6–8 years. The reports comprised autobiographical memories of events days to years past, and memories of novel images reported immediately after encoding."

Novel Virtual Environment for Alternative Treatment of Children with Cerebral Palsy"
Jul 12, 2016

In this paper, we describe a virtual environment for patients to engage in a playful therapeutic game for neuropsychomotor rehabilitation, based on the experience of the occupational therapy program of the Nucleus for Integrated Medical Assistance (NAMI) at the University of Fortaleza, Brazil. "

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. "

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."


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

Experiência do Instituto do Cérebro da UFRN é tema de palestra no Ceará

Sidarta Ribeiro vai abordar o tema “Soberania x desmonte científico: a experiência do Instituto do Cérebro da UFRN”."

ICe seleciona para projeto de pesquisa sobre ferramenta de psiquiatria computacional

O Instituto do Cérebro (ICe) da Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN) abriu edital de seleção para atuar no projeto de pesquisa "Uso e otimização de ferramentas acústicas, estruturais e semânticas para diagnóstico de psicose". O candidato deve ser aluno de graduação e as inscrições estão abertas até 4 de abril."

6a Semana do Cérebro inicia ciclo de palestras nesta quarta (15)

As atividades são gratuitas e não é necessário efetuar inscrição."

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