Confirmation of the neurobiological origin of attention – deficit disorder
10.04.2014 - Press release
A study, carried out on mice, has just confirmed the neurobiological origin of attention - deficit disorder (ADD), a syndrome whose causes are poorly understood. ...
Caffeine and Alzheimer’s disease : a link with tau protein
09.04.2014 - Press release
Researchers at Inserm and University of Lille 2/University of Lille Nord de France directed by David Blum, Inserm Research Fellow, have provided experimental evidence of the beneficial effects of caffeine in an animal model of Alzheimer’s disease. This work, carried out on ...
Friedreich’s ataxia – an effective gene therapy in an animal model
07.04.2014 - Press release
The team led by Hélène Puccio, director of research for Inserm at the Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology (IGBMC) (Inserm / CNRS / University of Strasbourg) in close collaboration with Patrick Aubourg's team (Inserm and Professor of Neuropaediatrics at ...
Neonates are able to make connections between space, time and number
18.03.2014 - Press release
From birth, babies already have a representation of space, time and number. This has been proven by Dr Maria Dolores de Hevia, Dr Véronique Izard, Aurélie Coubart, Professor Elizabeth Spelke and Professor Arlette Streri from the Psychology and Perception Laboratory (Paris Descartes ...
How does light affect our brain’s performance?
11.03.2014 - Press release
Who would have thought that our brains are better equipped to process cognitive tasks if we are exposed to light several hours beforehand ...
Why does the brain remember dreams?
12.02.2014 - Video releases
Some people remember their dreams every morning, whereas others rarely remember them. A team led by Perrine Ruby, an Inserm Researcher has studied the brain activity of these types of dreamers in order to understand the differences between them. ...