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Genes that give our brains their rhythms

How does the intricate balance of gene regulation and expression within individual neurons relate to electrophysiological oscillations and, ultimately, cognition? In a new study, Berto and colleagues take an important step toward addressing this question by correlating oscillatory biomarkers of successful memory encoding with gene expression on a within-participant basis.

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Fig. 1: Linking gene expression to brain oscillations and cognition.


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Khanna, A.R., Williams, Z.M. Genes that give our brains their rhythms. Nat Neurosci 24, 455–456 (2021).

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