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  1. In the present study, the role of gonadectomy on memory impairment and the density of androgen receptor-immunoreactive neurons in rats’ hippocampus as well as the ability of testosterone to compensate of memo...

    Authors: Sajjad Moghadami, Mehrdad Jahanshahi, Hamid Sepehri and Hossein Amini
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2016 12:5
  2. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) refers to a broad spectrum of neurodevelopmental disorders characterized by three central behavioral symptoms: impaired social interaction, impaired social communication, and res...

    Authors: Hyopil Kim, Chae-Seok Lim and Bong-Kiun Kaang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2016 12:3
  3. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has a strong genetic component. The study is aimed to test the association of 34 polymorphisms with ADHD symptomatology considering the role of clinical subtypes...

    Authors: Clara I. Gomez-Sanchez, Rosa Riveiro-Alvarez, Victor Soto-Insuga, Maria Rodrigo, Pilar Tirado-Requero, Ignacio Mahillo-Fernandez, Francisco Abad-Santos, Juan J. Carballo, Rafael Dal-Ré and Carmen Ayuso
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2016 12:2
  4. A large group of young children are exposed to repetitive middle ear infections but the effects of the fluctuating hearing sensations on immature central auditory system are not fully understood. The present s...

    Authors: Sini Haapala, Elina Niemitalo-Haapola, Antti Raappana, Tiia Kujala, Kalervo Suominen, Eira Jansson-Verkasalo and Teija Kujala
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2016 12:1
  5. To evaluate the feasibility of focal cerebral ischemia and reperfusion (FCIR) surgery combined chronic unpredictable mild stress (CUMS) to simulate the post-stroke depression (PSD) state in rats.

    Authors: Lingchuan Niu, LiXinhao Jin, Yanhong Zhang, Bing Liu and Changqing Li
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:39

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Behavioral and Brain Functions 2016 12:4

  6. HIV-1 Tat protein is implicated in HIV-neuropathogenesis. Tat C31S polymorphism (TatCS) has been associated with milder neuropathology in vitro and in animal models but this has not been addressed in a cohort of ...

    Authors: Jasmeen Dara, Anna Dow, Elizabeth Cromwell, Christa Buckheit Sturdevant, Macpherson Mallewa, Ronald Swanstrom, Annelies Van Rie and Vinayaka R. Prasad
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:38
  7. Internet gaming disorder (IGD) has become an increasing mental health problem worldwide. Decreased resting-state functional connectivity (rsFC) between the ventral tegmental area (VTA) and the nucleus accumben...

    Authors: Jin-Tao Zhang, Shan-Shan Ma, Sarah W. Yip, Ling-Jiao Wang, Chao Chen, Chao-Gan Yan, Lu Liu, Ben Liu, Lin-Yuan Deng, Qin-Xue Liu and Xiao-Yi Fang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:37
  8. The essential amino acid tryptophan is catabolised mainly through the kynurenine pathway. Altered circulating levels of kynurenines have been reported in chronic inflammatory conditions and in several neuropsy...

    Authors: Tore Ivar Malmei Aarsland, Elisabeth Toverud Landaas, Tor-Arne Hegvik, Arve Ulvik, Anne Halmøy, Per Magne Ueland and Jan Haavik
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:36
  9. Fatigue, defined as difficulty initiating or sustaining voluntary activities, can be classified as physical or mental. In this study, we use magnetoencephalography (MEG) to quantify the effect of physical fati...

    Authors: Masaaki Tanaka, Akira Ishii and Yasuyoshi Watanabe
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:35
  10. Fibroblast growth factors (FGFs) are crucial signaling molecules that direct the development of the vertebrate brain. FGF8 gene signaling in particular, may be important for the development of the hypothalamus...

    Authors: Karla M. Rodriguez, Erica L. Stevenson, Courtney E. Stewart, Megan L. Linscott and Wilson C. J. Chung
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:34
  11. Genome-wide association (GWA) studies have shown that many different genetic variants cumulatively contribute to the risk of psychiatric disorders. It has also been demonstrated that various parent-of-origin e...

    Authors: Tetyana Zayats, Stefan Johansson and Jan Haavik
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:33
  12. A third of ischemic stroke cases have no traditional underlying causes such as hypertension, diabetes, atherosclerosis, obesity, or age. Moreover, thirty to forty percent of strokes occur during or acutely aft...

    Authors: Danielle N. Doll, Elizabeth B. Engler-Chiurazzi, Sara E. Lewis, Heng Hu, Ashley E. Kerr, Xuefang Ren and James W. Simpkins
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:32
  13. To investigate the effects of microglia/macrophages activation induced by intrastriatal thrombin injection on dentate gyrus neurogenesis and spatial memory ability in mice.

    Authors: Yuan Yang, Meikui Zhang, Xiaoni Kang, Chen Jiang, Huan Zhang, Pei Wang and Jingjing Li
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:30
  14. Gait is a complex process involving both cognitive and sensory ability and is strongly impacted by the environment. In this paper, we propose to study of the impact of a cognitive task during gait on the cereb...

    Authors: Arthur Gatouillat, Héloïse Bleton, Jessie VanSwearingen, Subashan Perera, Scott Thompson, Traci Smith and Ervin Sejdić
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:29
  15. High-mobility group box 1 (HMGB1) was observed to be an important extracellular mediator involved in vascular inflammation associated with subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). This study is of interest to examine th...

    Authors: Chih-Zen Chang, Shu-Chuan Wu, Aij-Lie Kwan and Chih-Lung Lin
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:28
  16. Bisphenol-A (BPA) is a polymerizing agent used in plastic bottles and several routinely used consumer items. It is classified among endocrine disrupting chemicals suspected to cause adverse health effects in m...

    Authors: Mahlet D. Mersha, Bansri M. Patel, Dipen Patel, Brittany N. Richardson and Harbinder S. Dhillon
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:27
  17. Electromagnetic therapy is a non-invasive and safe approach for the management of several pathological conditions including neurodegenerative diseases. Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative pathology caus...

    Authors: Maria Vadalà, Annamaria Vallelunga, Lucia Palmieri, Beniamino Palmieri, Julio Cesar Morales-Medina and Tommaso Iannitti
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:26
  18. HIV-infected individuals continue to experience neurocognitive deterioration despite virologically successful treatments. The causes of neurocognitive impairment are still unclear. However, several factors ha...

    Authors: Karina Villalba, Jessy G. Devieux, Rhonda Rosenberg and Jean Lud Cadet
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:25
  19. Diabetes accelerates memory dysfunction in a continuous, slowly pathological process. Studies suggest that the time course of certain biomarkers can characterize the pathological course of the disease to provi...

    Authors: You Zhou, Ying Zhao, Hailong Xie, Yan Wang, Lin Liu and Xinjia Yan
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:24
  20. The present study analyzes the development of ERPs related to the process of selecting targets based on their novelty.

    Authors: María Ángeles Rojas-Benjumea, Ana María Sauqué-Poggio, Catarina I. Barriga-Paulino, Elena I. Rodríguez-Martínez and Carlos M. Gómez
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:22
  21. ADHD and alcoholism are psychiatric diseases with pathophysiology related to dopamine system. DAT1 belongs to the SLC6 family of transporters and is involved in the regulation of extracellular dopamine levels....

    Authors: Omar Šerý, Ivo Paclt, Ivana Drtílková, Pavel Theiner, Marta Kopečková, Petr Zvolský and Vladimir J. Balcar
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:21
  22. Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is associated with cognitive deficits and dysregulated motivation. Reinforcement improves cognitive performance, often to a greater degree among children with ADHD comp...

    Authors: Whitney D Fosco, Larry W Hawk Jr., Keri S Rosch and Michelle G Bubnik
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:20
  23. The present study was designed to study anxiolytic property of methanolic extracts of Urtica urens; an important and commonly used for its medicinal properties belongs to urticaceae family.

    Authors: Zouhra Doukkali, Khalid Taghzouti, EL Houcine Bouidida, Mohamed Nadjmouddine, Yahya Cherrah and Katim Alaoui
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:19
  24. Recent studies with younger adults have shown that performance feedback can serve as a reward, and it elicits reward-related brain activations. This study investigated whether performance feedback is processed...

    Authors: Barbara Drueke, Lydia Weichert, Thomas Forkmann, Verena Mainz, Siegfried Gauggel and Maren Boecker
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:17
  25. Recent research has demonstrated that deficits in basic, self-regulatory processes, or executive function (EF), may be related to symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) already during the ...

    Authors: Annette Holth Skogan, Pål Zeiner, Jens Egeland, Anne-Grethe Urnes, Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud and Heidi Aase
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:16
  26. Interoception refers to the ability to sense body signals. Two interoceptive dimensions have been recently proposed: (a) interoceptive sensitivity (IS) –objective accuracy in detecting internal bodily sensatio...

    Authors: Adrián Yoris, Sol Esteves, Blas Couto, Margherita Melloni, Rafael Kichic, Marcelo Cetkovich, Roberto Favaloro, Jason Moser, Facundo Manes, Agustin Ibanez and Lucas Sedeño
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:14
  27. Piper nigrum L. (Piperaceae) is employed in traditional medicine of many countries as analgesic, antiinflammatory, anticonvulsant, antioxidant, antidepressant and cognitive-enhancing agent. Thi...

    Authors: Lucian Hritcu, Jaurès A Noumedem, Oana Cioanca, Monica Hancianu, Paula Postu and Marius Mihasan
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:13
  28. In autoimmune disorders, the underlying pathogenic mechanism is the formation of antigen-antibody complexes which trigger an inflammatory response by inducing the infiltration of neutrophils. Epithelial cell-d...

    Authors: Gehan Ahmed Mostafa and Laila Yousef AL-Ayadhi
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:11
  29. The objective of the study was to examine several polymorphisms in DISC1 and CTNX3 genes as possible risk factors in schizophrenia. DISC1 (disrupted-in-schizophrenia 1) has been studied extensively in relation to...

    Authors: Omar Šerý, Jan Lochman, Jana Povová, Vladimír Janout, Jiří Plesník and Vladimir J Balcar
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:10
  30. Recent evidence suggests that persistent pain and recurrent pain are due to the pain memory which is related to the phosphorylation of cAMP response element-binding protein (p-CREB) in anterior cingulate corte...

    Authors: Jing Sun, Xiao-mei Shao, Fang Fang, Zui Shen, Yuan-yuan Wu and Jian-qiao Fang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:9
  31. Acute and chronic brain damages including neurodegenerative diseases are a group of neuroinflammation-associated diseases characterized by cognitive function defect and progressive neuron loss. The pathophysio...

    Authors: Hong Wang, Mengliang Ye, Lijuan Yu, Jianfeng Wang, Yuanxin Guo, Wenjuan Lei and Junqing Yang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:8
  32. Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is associated with pathological changes in the central nervous system (CNS) and alterations in oxidative stress. The aim of this study was to determine whether dietary supplement with wh...

    Authors: Jamaan Ajarem, Ahmed A Allam, Hossam Ebaid, Saleh N Maodaa, Sanad M AL-Sobeai, Ahmed M Rady, Ali Metwalli, Naif G Altoom, Khaled Elfakki Ibrahim and Mohammad I Sabri
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:7
  33. Aluminum overload can cause severe brain injury and neurodegeneration. Previous studies suggest that prostacyclin synthase (PGIS) expression and prostacyclin receptor (IP) activation are beneficial for treatme...

    Authors: Yongquan Pan, Lijuan Yu, Wenjuan Lei, Yuanxin Guo, Jianfeng Wang, Huarong Yu, Yong Tang and Junqing Yang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:6
  34. To observe the effects of neuregulin1β (NRG1β) on the level of phosphorylated ERK1/2 (p-ERK1/2), and explore the therapeutic mechanism of NRG1β on the cognitive dysfunction in rats with chronic omethoate poiso...

    Authors: Lixia Rong, Kun Ding, Meizeng Zhang and Yunliang Guo
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:5
  35. Gastrointestinal (GI) manifestations are common in autistic children. Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and carnitine are anti-inflammatory molecules and their deficiency may result in GI inflammation. The r...

    Authors: Gehan A Mostafa and Laila Y AL-Ayadhi
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:4
  36. HIV-1 is a global catastrophe, and is exceedingly prevalent in Sub-Saharan Africa. HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder is characterized by symptoms such as motor impairments, a decline in cognition, and beh...

    Authors: Rivona Harricharan, Veneesha Thaver, Vivienne A Russell and William M U Daniels
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:3
  37. Empirical research on the relationship between linguistic and numerical processing revealed inconsistent results for different levels of cognitive processing (e.g., lexical, semantic) as well as different stim...

    Authors: Dajana Rath, Frank Domahs, Katharina Dressel, Dolores Claros-Salinas, Elise Klein, Klaus Willmes and Helga Krinzinger
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:2
  38. Previous functional MRI (fMRI) studies have demonstrated group differences in brain activity between deceptive and honest responses. The functional connectivity network related to lie-telling remains largely u...

    Authors: Weixiong Jiang, Huasheng Liu, Lingli Zeng, Jian Liao, Hui Shen, Aijing Luo, Dewen Hu and Wei Wang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2015 11:1
  39. Disrupted-in-schizophrenia 1 (DISC1) is a promising candidate susceptibility gene for psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression. Several previous studies reported th...

    Authors: Yosefu Arime, Ryutaro Fukumura, Ikuo Miura, Kazuyuki Mekada, Atsushi Yoshiki, Shigeharu Wakana, Yoichi Gondo and Kazufumi Akiyama
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:45
  40. Post-adolescence is known to be a period of general maturation and development in the human brain. In brain imaging, volumetric and morphologic cortical grey-matter changes can easily be assessed, but the anal...

    Authors: Anca-Larisa Sandu, Edouard Izard, Karsten Specht, Harald Beneventi, Arvid Lundervold and Martin Ystad
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:44
  41. We aimed to determine whether early parenting is associated with externalizing and internalizing symptoms in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and whether such an association is aff...

    Authors: Subin Park, Bung-Nyun Kim, Jae-Won Kim, Yeon-Kyung Jung, Jin Lee, Min-Sup Shin, Hee Jeong Yoo and Soo-Churl Cho
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:43
  42. Neuroinflammation plays pivotal roles in the progression of cerebral ischemia injury. Prostaglandins (PGs) as the major inflammatory mediators in the brain participate in the pathophysiological processes of ce...

    Authors: Lijuan Yu, Bin Yang, Jia Wang, Lei Zhao, Weinan Luo, Qingsong Jiang and Junqing Yang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:42
  43. Learned helplessness has excellent validity as an animal model for depression, but problems in reproducibility limit its use and the high degree of stress involved in the paradigm raises ethical concerns. We t...

    Authors: Sophie Helene Richter, Alexander Sartorius, Peter Gass and Barbara Vollmayr
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:41
  44. The aim of the current study was to investigate the utility of diffusional kurtosis imaging (DKI) in the detection of gray matter (GM) alterations in people suffering from Internet Gaming Addiction (IGA).

    Authors: Yawen Sun, Jinhua Sun, Yan Zhou, Weina Ding, Xue Chen, Zhiguo Zhuang, Jianrong Xu and Yasong Du
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:37

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