With the Obama administration planning a major initiative to map the brain, there’s more attention focused on what all of that new information will mean for how we see ourselves and how we take moral and legal responsibility for …
Most of us take it for granted, but a new brain map shows how complicated speaking actually is.
To navigate something as complex and dynamic as the brain, a map would help.
Brain experts and magicians may have much more in common than either thought possible
Genes connected to the two disorders may only be active for a brief window of time.
Bright lights and too much exercise are well-known migraine launchers, but the latest study hints that sufferers may not be as sensitive to these triggers as previously thought.
Dating is all about making snap judgments, and scientists have located where in the brain those decisions are made.
Wish you could be at Oktoberfest? Even if you can’t make it to the epic annual beer bash in Munich, Germany, that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate your favorite ale — or benefit your health in the process.
Concerns persist over the health effects of radiation from cell phones, especially for kids. Now the nation’s largest pediatricians group is asking the government to review emission standards
Certain types of fats are good (think monounsaturated) and some are bad (saturated, trans) for the heart; a recent study finds the same may hold true for the brain
In this week’s issue of TIME, we explain why the brain does its most creative work while you’re asleep. Subscribers can read the full story here.
Sebastian Seung, professor of computational neuroscience and physics at MIT and author of the new book, Connectome, argues that you are.