The study provides a clue into how parrot – and human – brains allow continuous, flexible vocal learning.Read more
Our traditional strengths in research and teaching, combined with the recent hires of exciting new faculty members, have positioned NBB as a leader in the emerging science of the brain.
Nicholai M. Hensley, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior is the lead author of the mating ritual of ostracods, titled, "Collective synchrony of mating signals modulated by ecological cues and social signals in bioluminescent sea fireflies" in the Proceedings of the R...Read more
Caleb Jones, a military veteran, studies with Meinig School graduate field member Jesse Goldberg, associate professor of neurobiology and behavior in Cornell’s College of Arts and Sciences. Jones is quoted as saying, “Neuropsychiatric illnesses were the most interesting to me, so I decided to study ...Read more
Cornell University Scientists reveal that the hippocampus region of the brain has two separate parts. One that remembers the past and one that can plan for the future. Antonio Fernandez -Ruiz; Nancy and Peter Meinig Family Investigator in the Life Sciences, Assistant Professor in neurobiology and b...Read more
The finding has important implications for one day treating memory and learning issues found in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.Read more
The collaboration aims for a breakthrough in understanding the neural mechanisms by which parental animals balance their own needs with the needs of their offspring.Read more
Neuroscientist Antonio Fernandez-Ruiz has received a New Innovator Director’s Award from the National Institutes of Health’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research program.Read more
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Recent NBB Publications
- Tejapratap Bollu, Brendan S. Ito, Samuel C. Whitehead, Brian Kardon, James Redd, Mei Hong Liu, Jesse Goldberg: Cortex-dependent corrections as the tongue reaches for and misses targets. Nature. 19 May 2021. doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03561-9
- Christopher M. Jernigan, Natalie C. Zaba, Michael J. Sheehan: Age and social experience induced plasticity across brain regions of the paper wasp Polistes fuscatus. BIOLOGY LETTERS. 14 April 2021. doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2021.0073
- Frank R. Castelli, Mark A. Sarvary: Why students do not turn on their video cameras during online classes and an equitable and inclusive plan to encourage them to do so.
Ecology and Evolution (2021). doi.org/10.1002/ece3.7123
- Jay A. Stafstrom, Gil Menda, Eyal I. Nitzany, Eileen A. Hebets, Ronald R. Hoy: Ogre-Faced, Net-Casting Spiders Use Auditory Cues to Detect Airborne Prey. Current Biology (2020). doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2020.09.048