Fighting spirit, grit, heart: researchers say that they may all be within our reach with just a zap of electricity to a specific spot in the brain.
The latest imaging data reveals gender-based differences in the way brain networks are connected.
Feeling good about our actions — not guilt or pity— motivates giving, according to the latest research.
For now, the technique applies to quantitative thinking (doing math problems and calculating numbers) but the process could launch ways of reading other types of thoughts as well.
It’s not just dementia and cognitive decline that makes people more uncertain with age; changes in rationality and the way the elderly evaluate risk could explain why they are more likely to make the wrong decisions affecting …
A new technique makes it possible to sleep away your fears.
Nearly three-quarters of American adults use social media, so quitting Facebook — committing “virtual identity suicide” — isn’t easy. So why are more people considering it?
One detail among the many reports emerging about Aaron Alexis, the 34-year-old man suspected of killing 12 people in a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, stood out: he was a regular meditator.
Working out could give pot users an extra high — but that may not be as much a boon as users might think.
Maybe not. The latest study of twins shows that early bloomers may become heavier drinkers who start chugging earlier in life.
The latest findings hint at why autistic children are more interested in objects and ideas than they are in other people.