Peer-reviewed Articles

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Background Research on cooperative behavior and the social brain exists, but little research has focused on real-time motor cooperative behavior and its neural correlates. In this proof of concept study, we explored the conceptual notion of shared and complementary...

["Neuroscience","Kinesiology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2457
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Background Parkinson disease (PD) is a debilitating movement disorder that afflicts 1–2% of the population over 50 years of age. The common hallmark for both sporadic and familial forms of PD is mitochondrial dysfunction. Mammals have at least twenty proapoptotic...

["Cell Biology","Genetics","Neuroscience"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2461
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Rhodopsins are the major photopigments in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster. Drosophila express six well-characterized Rhodopsins (Rh1–Rh6) with distinct absorption maxima and expression pattern. In 2000, when the Drosophila genome was published, a novel Rhodopsin...

["Bioinformatics","Evolutionary Studies","Genetics","Molecular Biology","Neuroscience"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2427
55 downloads
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The Cognitive Reflection Test (CRT; Frederick, 2005) is a frequently used measure of cognitive vs. intuitive reflection. It is also a frequently found entertaining ‘test’ on the Internet. In a large age-stratified community-based sample (N = 2,272), we analyzed...

["Neuroscience","Pharmacology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2395
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8-Hydroxyquinoline and derivatives exhibit multifunctional properties, including antioxidant, antineurodegenerative, anticancer, anti-inflammatory and antidiabetic activities. In biological systems, elevation of intracellular calcium can cause calpain activation,...

["Neuroscience","Evidence Based Medicine","Neurology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2389
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Objectives Cleft lip and/or palate is a common congenital craniofacial malformation found worldwide. A frequently associated disorder is conductive hearing loss, and this disorder has been thoroughly investigated in children with non-syndromic cleft lip and/or...

["Neuroscience","Otorhinolaryngology","Pediatrics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2383
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It has been reported that social isolation stress could be a key factor that leads to cognitive deficit for both humans and rodent models. However, detailed mechanisms are not yet clear. ADAR1 (Adenosine deaminase acting on RNA) is an enzyme involved in RNA editing...

["Animal Behavior","Biochemistry","Neuroscience","Toxicology","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2306
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Recently, numerous studies have observed changes in bird vocalizations—especially song—in urban habitats. These changes are often interpreted as adaptive, since they increase the active space of the signal in its environment. However, the proximate mechanisms driving...

["Animal Behavior","Ecology","Neuroscience","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2287
99 downloads
543 views

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a chronic neurodegenerative disease which leads to the gradual loss of neuronal cells. Several hypotheses for AD exists (e.g., cholinergic, amyloid, tau hypotheses, etc.). As per the cholinergic hypothesis, the deficiency of choline...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Neuroscience","Drugs and Devices","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2322
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The brain’s biological clock, the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN), exhibits endogenous 24-hour rhythms in gene expression and spontaneous firing rate; however, the functional relationship between these neuronal rhythms is not fully understood. Here, we used a Per1::GFP...

["Biotechnology","Cell Biology","Genetics","Molecular Biology","Neuroscience"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2297
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The objective of this pilot study was to evaluate the feasibility of Flash Visual Evoked Potentials (FVEPs) testing in birds of prey in a clinical setting and to describe the protocol and the baseline data for normal vision in this species. FVEP recordings were...

["Animal Behavior","Neuroscience","Veterinary Medicine","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2217
74 downloads
351 views

Noise-induced hearing loss is a common type of hearing loss. The effects of laser therapy have been investigated from various perspectives, including in wound healing, inflammation reduction, and nerve regeneration, as well as in hearing research. A promising feature...

["Neuroscience","Otorhinolaryngology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2252
82 downloads
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The purpose of the study was to investigate the relationship between different exercise modes and visuospatial working memory in healthy older adults. A cross-sectional design was adopted. A total of 111 healthy older adults were enrolled in the study. They were...

["Neuroscience","Geriatrics","Neurology","Ophthalmology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2254
72 downloads
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Dendritic spines are described as neuronal protrusions. The morphology of dendritic spines and dendrites has a strong relationship to its function, as well as playing an important role in understanding brain function. Quantitative analysis of dendrites and dendritic...

["Neuroscience","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2207
87 downloads
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Background. Different individuals have alpha waves with different wavelengths. The distribution of the wavelengths is assumed to be bell-shaped and smooth. Although this view is generally accepted, it is still just an assumption and has never been critically tested....

["Neuroscience","Anatomy and Physiology","Neurology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2245

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