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Herrera-Valdez. A unifying theory of physiological transmembrane transport Cellular homeostasis involves transmembrane molecular transport that is, in turn, mediated by proteins that enable molecular transport along, or against the (electro) chemical gradient of...

["Biophysics","Cell Biology","Computational Biology","Neuroscience","Anatomy and Physiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1312v2
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Retrieving the hemodynamic response function (HRF) in fMRI data is important for several reasons. Apart from its use as a physiological biomarker, HRF can act as a confounder in connectivity studies. In task-based fMRI is relatively straightforward to retrieve...

["Neuroscience","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1317v1
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The growth of the software industry has gone hand in hand with the development of tools and cultural practices for ensuring the reliability of complex pieces of software. These tools and practices are now acknowledged to be essential to the management of modern...

["Computational Biology","Neuroscience","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1315v1
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In face matching, observers have to decide whether two photographs depict the same person or different people. This task is not only remarkably difficult but accuracy declines further during prolonged testing. The current study investigated whether this decline...

["Neuroscience","Neurology","Ophthalmology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1184
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The behavior of concerned significant others (CSOs) can have a measurable impact on the health and wellness of individuals attempting to meet behavioral and health goals, and research is needed to better understand the attributes of text-based CSO language when...

["Neuroscience","Cognitive Disorders","Neurology","Psychiatry and Psychology","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1151
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Infiltration of macrophages into the central nervous system and activation of microglia are hallmarks of multiple sclerosis and its animal model—experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE). Cell death in EAE has been demonstrated as an essential mechanism in...

["Cell Biology","Neuroscience","Immunology","Histology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1189
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This study examines the role of the magnocellular system in the early stages of face perception, in particular sex categorization. Utilizing the specific property of magnocellular suppression in red light, we investigated visually guided reaching to low and high...

["Neuroscience","Cognitive Disorders","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1295v1
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Parkinson’s disease (PD) is an age-associated neurodegenerative disorder hallmarked by a loss of mesencephalic dopaminergic neurons. Accurate recapitulation of the PD movement phenotype in animal models of the disease is critical for understanding disease etiology...

["Neuroscience","Neurology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1175
906 downloads
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Transcranial electrical stimulation (tES) is one of the most widely implemented forms of non-invasive neuromodulation in basic and clinical neuroscience. Further, the use of tES by healthy populations for various purposes is growing widespread daily. The effects...

["Bioengineering","Neuroscience","Neurology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1097v2
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Recent behavioral evidence suggests that dogs, like humans and monkeys, are capable of visual face recognition. But do dogs also exhibit specialized cortical face regions similar to humans and monkeys? Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in six dogs...

["Animal Behavior","Neuroscience"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1115
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It is commonly believed that vision is impaired during saccadic eye movements. However, here we report that some visual stimuli are clearly visible during saccades, and trigger a constriction of the eye’s pupil. Participants viewed sinusoid gratings that changed...

["Neuroscience","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1150
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451 views

Electroencephalography (EEG) signals’ interpretation is based on waveform analysis, where meaningful information should emerge from a plethora of data. Nonetheless, the continuous increase in computational power and the development of new data processing algorithms...

["Bioengineering","Bioinformatics","Biophysics","Neuroscience","Neurology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1265v1
37 downloads
87 views

Recent developments in neural interfaces show that it is possible to have fine control of a robotic prosthetic by interfacing with the motor cortex of the human brain. Development of long term systems for this purpose is a challenging task with many different possibilities....

["Bioengineering","Neuroscience"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1255v1
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Many decapod crustaceans perform escape tailflips with a neural circuit involving giant interneurons, a specialized fast flexor motor giant (MoG) neuron, populations of larger, less specialized fast flexor motor neurons, and fast extensor motor neurons. These escape-related...

["Neuroscience","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1112
24 downloads
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Evolutionary process has selected for inherently unstable physiological systems in higher animals that can react swiftly to patterns of threat or affordance, for example blood pressure and the immune response. However, these require ongoing strict regulation: unregulated...

["Neuroscience","Cognitive Disorders"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1236v2

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