Even before conception, a mother’s obesity may affect cognitive development in her baby-to-be.
Children bump their heads and recover all the time, but for some, even mild concussions may lead to lasting problems with attention and memory.
Early intervention may help curb some of the more severe symptoms of autism. The question is, How do we identify at-risk children early enough?
Put aside the crossword puzzles and push the ginkgo biloba pills to the back of the shelf. The key to better memory may lie in three letters: ERC.
Could mind-reading become a reality? Scientists have discovered a method of tracking the brain’s response to sounds and then translating the activity back into the words people heard.
A new study finds that cognitive deficits from a bad blow to the head may last longer than previously thought.
Virtual games aren’t just for kids any more. Navigating virtual worlds helps grandma and grandpa stay physically and cognitively healthy.
Grandpa and grandma may be wrestling the grandkids for the Nintendo, thanks to a study showing Brain Age can improve cognitive function
Feeling stressed by family and work woes? It could be taking a toll on both your brain and your body.
Our brains become less sharp as we age, but when does the decline actually start? You might be surprised
A cheap, portable device may be able to pick up signs of consciousness in patients who have been diagnosed to be in an unresponsive, vegetative state.
Zap one part of the brain with a magnetic pulse and people become more likely to lie. Stimulate the opposite side of the region and truth-telling increases, according to new research.
Over the past couple of years, two hockey “enforcers” — players whose primary job is to slug opponents on the ice — have been diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease found in …