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Lateral Entorhinal Cortex Neurons Represent Episodic Time

Clocks are devices created by humans to measure time. By social contract, we agree to coordinate our own activities according to clock time. Nevertheless, your brain does not perceive the duration in time with the standardized units of minutes and hours on your wristwatch. The signature of time in our experiences and memories belongs to […]

Disrupted Circadian Rhythm May Have Genetic Link To Mood Disorders

A potential genetic link between circadian disruption and mood disorders has been identified by scientists at the University of Glasgow. Circadian rhythms are regular 24-hour variations in behaviour and activity that control many aspects of our lives, from hormone levels to sleeping and eating habits. The new findings, from the largest ever genome wide association […]