Mickey Hart’s quest to understand the power of music in medicine
For the first time, researchers classify the brain injury from head trauma into four distinct stages
We think we’re reading facial expressions, but most of us rely on body cues to understand emotion
A daily dose of exercise is good for both mind and body, but how much is enough?
If you set the human mind to music, what would it sound like?
The latest research connects migraines with more of the brain lesions, although their health impact isn’t clear
Does math make you anxious? The latest research shows that even the thought of arithmetic can trigger a physical reaction that looks a lot like pain in the brain.
A new study records for the first time what happens to brain cells when patients go under.
High blood pressure may lead to brain injury and to premature brain aging, even among people with only slightly elevated readings.
Researchers find the region in the brain responsible for recognizing faces—and manipulate it for the first time
It’s inevitable that as we age, our brains get smaller. Nerves die off, losing their connections, and that leads to a thinned out network feeding our thinking functions. But brain shrinkage isn’t inevitable, according to the …
Two distinct brain networks guide our reasoning and the behaviors we ultimately undertake based on those judgments
Don’t blame older mothers for their offsprings’ developmental problems. A new study finds “there is probably much more reason to be concerned with the age of the father”