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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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Neural regulation of immunity: molecular mechanisms and clinical translation

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 1:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4477

Authors: Valentin A Pavlov & Kevin J Tracey

The role of peripheral immune cells in the CNS in steady state and disease

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 1:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4475

Authors: Marco Prinz & Josef Priller

REM sleep selectively prunes and maintains new synapses in development and learning

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 1:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4479

Authors: Wei Li, Lei Ma, Guang Yang & Wen-Biao Gan

Neuroimmune communication

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 1:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4496

We present a special set of Review articles on neuroimmune communication that highlight how the immune system and nervous system are anatomically connected, mechanistically communicate and reciprocally influence the other's function.

Separate elements of episodic memory subserved by distinct hippocampal–prefrontal connections

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 1:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4472

Authors: Gareth R I Barker, Paul J Banks, Hannah Scott, G Scott Ralph, Kyriacos A Mitrophanous, Liang-Fong Wong, Zafar I Bashir, James B Uney & E Clea Warburton

Prefrontal cortical control of a brainstem social behavior circuit

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 1:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4470

Authors: Tamara B Franklin, Bianca A Silva, Zinaida Perova, Livia Marrone, Maria E Masferrer, Yang Zhan, Angie Kaplan, Louise Greetham, Violaine Verrechia, Andreas Halman, Sara Pagella, Alexei L Vyssotski, Anna Illarionova, Valery Grinevich, Tiago Branco & Cornelius T Gross

Modulation of excitation on parvalbumin interneurons by neuroligin-3 regulates the hippocampal network

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 1:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4471

Authors: Jai S Polepalli, Hemmings Wu, Debanjan Goswami, Casey H Halpern, Thomas C Südhof & Robert C Malenka

Stream-dependent development of higher visual cortical areas

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 1:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4469

Authors: Ikuko T Smith, Leah B Townsend, Ruth Huh, Hongtu Zhu & Spencer L Smith