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Nature Neuroscience offers a unique mix of opinion and reviews alongside top-quality research papers. Published monthly, in print and online, the journal reflects the entire spectrum of neuroscience, from molecular to cognitive.
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PD-L1 inhibits acute and chronic pain by suppressing nociceptive neuron activity via PD-1

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4571

Authors: Gang Chen, Yong Ho Kim, Hui Li, Hao Luo, Da-Lu Liu, Zhi-Jun Zhang, Mark Lay, Wonseok Chang, Yu-Qiu Zhang & Ru-Rong Ji

Causal evidence for retina-dependent and -independent visual motion computations in mouse cortex

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4566

Authors: Daniel Hillier, Michele Fiscella, Antonia Drinnenberg, Stuart Trenholm, Santiago B Rompani, Zoltan Raics, Gergely Katona, Josephine Juettner, Andreas Hierlemann, Balazs Rozsa & Botond Roska

Flexible information routing by transient synchrony

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4569

Authors: Agostina Palmigiano, Theo Geisel, Fred Wolf & Demian Battaglia

A cerebellum-like circuit in the auditory system cancels responses to self-generated sounds

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4567

Authors: Shobhit Singla, Conor Dempsey, Richard Warren, Armen G Enikolopov & Nathaniel B Sawtell

Reduced sensory synaptic excitation impairs motor neuron function via Kv2.1 in spinal muscular atrophy

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 12:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4561

Authors: Emily V Fletcher, Christian M Simon, John G Pagiazitis, Joshua I Chalif, Aleksandra Vukojicic, Estelle Drobac, Xiaojian Wang & George Z Mentis

Identification of a motor-to-auditory pathway important for vocal learning

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 12:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4563

Authors: Todd F Roberts, Erin Hisey, Masashi Tanaka, Matthew G Kearney, Gaurav Chattree, Cindy F Yang, Nirao M Shah & Richard Mooney

A fluoro-Nissl dye identifies pericytes as distinct vascular mural cells during in vivo brain imaging

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 12:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4564

Authors: Eyiyemisi C Damisah, Robert A Hill, Lei Tong, Katie N Murray & Jaime Grutzendler

Cell-specific pallidal intervention induces long-lasting motor recovery in dopamine-depleted mice

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 12:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4559

Authors: Kevin J Mastro, Kevin T Zitelli, Amanda M Willard, Kimberly H Leblanc, Alexxai V Kravitz & Aryn H Gittis

Cortical gamma band synchronization through somatostatin interneurons

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 12:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4562

Authors: Julia Veit, Richard Hakim, Monika P Jadi, Terrence J Sejnowski & Hillel Adesnik

Thalamic projections sustain prefrontal activity during working memory maintenance

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 12:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4568

Authors: Scott S Bolkan, Joseph M Stujenske, Sebastien Parnaudeau, Timothy J Spellman, Caroline Rauffenbart, Atheir I Abbas, Alexander Z Harris, Joshua A Gordon & Christoph Kellendonk

Mural lymphatic endothelial cells regulate meningeal angiogenesis in the zebrafish

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 12:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4558

Authors: Neil I Bower, Katarzyna Koltowska, Cathy Pichol-Thievend, Isaac Virshup, Scott Paterson, Anne K Lagendijk, Weili Wang, Benjamin W Lindsey, Stephen J Bent, Sungmin Baek, Maria Rondon-Galeano, Daniel G Hurley, Naoki Mochizuki, Cas Simons, Mathias Francois, Christine A Wells, Jan Kaslin & Benjamin M Hogan

Moral transgressions corrupt neural representations of value

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 12:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4557

Authors: Molly J Crockett, Jenifer Z Siegel, Zeb Kurth-Nelson, Peter Dayan & Raymond J Dolan

Amygdala inputs to prefrontal cortex guide behavior amid conflicting cues of reward and punishment

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4553

Authors: Anthony Burgos-Robles, Eyal Y Kimchi, Ehsan M Izadmehr, Mary Jane Porzenheim, William A Ramos-Guasp, Edward H Nieh, Ada C Felix-Ortiz, Praneeth Namburi, Christopher A Leppla, Kara N Presbrey, Kavitha K Anandalingam, Pablo A Pagan-Rivera, Melodi Anahtar, Anna Beyeler & Kay M Tye

Identification of spinal circuits involved in touch-evoked dynamic mechanical pain

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4549

Authors: Longzhen Cheng, Bo Duan, Tianwen Huang, Yan Zhang, Yangyang Chen, Olivier Britz, Lidia Garcia-Campmany, Xiangyu Ren, Linh Vong, Bradford B Lowell, Martyn Goulding, Yun Wang & Qiufu Ma

Delay activity of specific prefrontal interneuron subtypes modulates memory-guided behavior

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4554

Authors: Tsukasa Kamigaki & Yang Dan

A new fate mapping system reveals context-dependent random or clonal expansion of microglia

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 12:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4547

Authors: Tuan Leng Tay, Dominic Mai, Jana Dautzenberg, Francisco Fernández-Klett, Gen Lin, Sagar, Moumita Datta, Anne Drougard, Thomas Stempfl, Alberto Ardura-Fabregat, Ori Staszewski, Anca Margineanu, Anje Sporbert, Lars M Steinmetz, J Andrew Pospisilik, Steffen Jung, Josef Priller, Dominic Grün, Olaf Ronneberger & Marco Prinz

Dynamic hidden states underlying working-memory-guided behavior

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 12:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4546

Authors: Michael J Wolff, Janina Jochim, Elkan G Akyürek & Mark G Stokes

Comprehensive transcriptome analysis of neocortical layers in humans, chimpanzees and macaques

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 12:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4548

Authors: Zhisong He, Dingding Han, Olga Efimova, Patricia Guijarro, Qianhui Yu, Anna Oleksiak, Shasha Jiang, Konstantin Anokhin, Boris Velichkovsky, Stefan Grünewald & Philipp Khaitovich

Sharp wave ripples during learning stabilize the hippocampal spatial map

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 12:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4543

Authors: Lisa Roux, Bo Hu, Ronny Eichler, Eran Stark & György Buzsáki

The neural correlates of dreaming

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 12:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4545

Authors: Francesca Siclari, Benjamin Baird, Lampros Perogamvros, Giulio Bernardi, Joshua J LaRocque, Brady Riedner, Melanie Boly, Bradley R Postle & Giulio Tononi