Early exposure to cigarettes could affect how one responds to and craves nicotine
Similar areas of the brain are dedicated to recognizing voice and processing emotion
Study reveals that we process even smaller linguistics units than phonemes
Thirteen-year-old Jahi McMath was declared brain dead after complications arising from a tonsillectomy, raising new questions about how we define brain death, and whether it’s time to revise our understanding of when brains can …
It’s always been conventional wisdom that girls reach maturity more quickly than boys, but now scientists have provided some proof.
The latest data suggest that it’s possible to be a pothead.
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.
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.