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  1. Science Snapshot: Untangling Space and Time in the Brain


    15.3.2019

    New short video about the most recent study of the Neural Circuits and Behaviour lab.


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  2. Untangling the where and when of walking in the brain


    19.2.2019

    In an innovative study, the Neural Circuits and Behaviour Lab, finds remarkable similarities between the way humans and mice learn to adapt their manner of walking and pinpoint a site in the brain that controls two components crucial for mastering this task – space and time.


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  3. Mapping the neural circuit of innate responses to odors


    18.1.2019

    We don’t know why CO2 is such an aversive odor [for fruit flies],“but one reason could be that stressed flies release CO2. – Maria Luísa Vasconcelos


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  4. Where is George? Ask this software to look at the crowd


    14.1.2019

    I didn’t believe we could reach those numbers; it was a surprise. I thought there wouldn’t be enough information in the images. – Gonzalo de Polavieja


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  5. Life of PI: Searching for the mechanistic explanations of brain function


    11.1.2019

    I feel like I’m still very much searching for a way to describe the essence of what it means to be a living organism in purely physical terms. – Alfonso Renart


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Latest Publications

  • Pardo-Vazquez JL, Castiñeiras-de Saa JR, Valente M, Damião I, Costa T, Vicente MI, Mendonça AG, Mainen ZF, Renart A (2019) The mechanistic foundation of Weber's law Nat. Neurosci. 22 (9)
  • Maia, A.; Oliveira, J.; Lajnef, M.; Mallet, L.; Tamouza, R.; Leboye, M.; Oliveira-Maia, A. J. (2019) Oxidative and nitrosative stress markers in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis Acta Psychiatr Scand
  • Brugada-Ramentol, Victoria; Clemens, Ivar; de Polavieja, Gonzalo G. (2019) Active control as evidence in favor of sense of ownership in the moving Virtual Hand Illusion
  • Rao-Ruiz, Priyanka; Couey, Jonathan J.; Marcelo, Ivo M.; Bouwkamp, Christian G.; Slump, Denise E.; Matos, Mariana R.; van der Loo, Rolinka J.; Martins, Gabriela J.; van den Hout, Mirjam; van IJcken, Wilfred F.; Costa, Rui M.; van den Oever, Michel C.; Kus (2019) Engram-specific transcriptome profiling of contextual memory consolidation Nat Commun
  • Huber, Elizabeth; Henriques, Rafael Neto; Owen, Julia P.; Rokem, Ariel; Yeatman, Jason D. (2019) Applying microstructural models to understand the role of white matter in cognitive development