While criminal activity can’t be reduced to a brain image, understanding changes in brain function could improve the way criminals are rehabilitated.
Is Fido really excited to see you? Or is the panting and tail wagging simply a sign that he’s anticipating a treat?
It sounds a bit like science fiction, but a group of researchers from Dartmouth College were able to observe students’ brain activity to predict their future behavior.
Researchers have identified two genes that affect brain size and may be linked not only to IQ, but also to our risk of developing brain disorders like Alzheimer’s disease.
They say there’s a fine line between love and hate, as evidenced by the fact that the same brain circuitry processes both intense love and severe hatred. Now a new study finds that that the key wiring that connects brain regions …
On the whole, brain scans shore up what we’ve known all along about our emotions: some are positive and some are negative.
A team of researchers from the University of Utah and Harvard have reported using a brain-imaging test that looks at connections within the brain in order to distinguish people with autism from those without.