Fighting spirit, grit, heart: researchers say that they may all be within our reach with just a zap of electricity to a …
The latest imaging data reveals gender-based differences in the way brain networks are connected.
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 …
In a predatory world, sleep doesn’t make much evolutionary sense. Why would any creature lie down, shut its eyes and not move for about a third of a day? It’s like an invitation to be eaten.
That little zing you get when someone “likes” your picture or sings your praises on Facebook? That’s the reward center in your brain getting a boost.
It’s a day to celebrate the 10% who always feel they’re being elbowed out by the other 90%
If EKGs can detect potential problems in heart function, then doctors are asking why brain scans can’t be used in the same way, to identify disorders like depression, autism or schizophrenia.
A severe car accident eight years ago left Australian Leanne Rowe with a broken back and jaw — and a French accent.
Among the 100 million or so nerve cells in the brain, it turns out there is a group dedicated to making sense of numbers.
Hablan dos idiomas? You should, if you know what’s good for you