Brain

Unique brain cells linked to OCD and anxiety

In a new study, U scientists discovered a new lineage of specialized brain cells, called Hoxb8-lineage microglia, and established a link between the lineage and OCD and anxiety in mice.


THE BRAIN-NATURE CONNECTION

Video showcases the U’s psychology department research on how being outdoors enhances cognitive ability.


THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON GOD

Spiritual experiences activate brain reward circuits.


BRAIN POWER

The U’s Neuroscience Initiative awarded seed grants to six collaborative projects aimed at deepening our understanding of the brain and finding innovative solutions for patient care.