Music can soothe the soul and speed along creativity, but it won’t, according to researchers from Harvard, boost intelligence.
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.
Hundreds of thousands of patients in the U.S. languish in unconsciousness, cut off from the world by severe brain injuries. But the latest research hints that some of them may still retain reserves of conscious awareness and that …
Infants were better able to process repeated sounds, showing a maturity of brain function
If you gave up the clarinet in grade school, don’t worry. Those precious years of musical training still did your brain a favor.
Australian researchers have new technique for studying cochlear implants in children
The rich really are different, at least when it comes to their brains. In two separate studies, researchers found that experiencing poverty in early childhood is linked to smaller brain size and less efficient processing of …
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.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns that the popular cholesterol-lowering medications may cause memory loss and confusion, but long term use of the medications may reduce that risk.
The Geniuses at Apple certainly anticipated complaints about the way iOS 7 looks and how it works, but they probably never anticipated this: some iPhone and iPad users are getting motion sickness and vertigo from the new operating system.
If granny went up against her grandson in a video game, don’t necessarily bet against age.
Worrying about making ends meet, it seems, can occupy enough of the brain‘s finite thinking power that it makes it difficult to think clearly.