Brain


Magnetic Brain Stimulation can Activate Forgotten Memories

Magnetic Brain Stimulation can Activate Forgotten Memories

 With a technique that uses magnets to stimulate the brain, it is possible to bring back short-term "forgotten" memories...

6 days ago, 9:45am CST

Google Glass is Helping Scientists to Study Brain Disease

Google Glass is Helping Scientists to Study Brain Disease

Using Google Glass, Siberian scientists are developing a prototype of a model to study an individual's proneness to certain br...

Nov 25 2016, 12:11am CST

Specific Fears can be Removed from the Brain by Reconditioning

Specific Fears can be Removed from the Brain by Reconditioning

According to experts, the brain can actually let go of any fear provided it is reconditioned....

Nov 22 2016, 12:35pm CST

Human Brain has a Unique Fingerprint

Human Brain has a Unique Fingerprint

Apparently, scientists have found a method of creating a fingerprint profile of the human brain in all its complexity....

Nov 18 2016, 10:40am CST

Addiction is a Chronic Brain Disease Claims US Surgeon General

Surgeon General Calls Addiction a Chronic Brain Disease

The surgeon general has spoken up regarding the scourge of addiction being a disease of the brain. He reiterated that it was no...

Nov 18 2016, 4:36am CST

Brain Uses Colors to Help Us Choose What to Eat, Says Study

Brain Uses Colors to Help Us Choose What to Eat, Says Study

Food color helps us decide whether or not to eat something...

Nov 15 2016, 11:58am CST

Brain Implant Allows Paralyzed ALS Women to Communicate Again

Brain Implant Allows Paralyzed ALS Patient to Communicate Again

Computer-brain interface enabled paralyzed woman to spell out messages with their minds...

Nov 15 2016, 12:13am CST

Scientists fear Brain Drain Under President Trump

Scientists fear Brain Drain Under President Trump

Adding to the anxiety that the US Presidential election results have caused, a large number of scientists in the country, acco...

Nov 12 2016, 9:07am CST

Consciousness Depends upon Activity Patterns inside the Brain

Consciousness Depends upon Activity Patterns inside the Brain

Consciousness depends upon the way nerve cells communicate and on the degree to which they manage to differ in terms of their...

Nov 12 2016, 7:39am CST

Giggling Rats Reveal Brain Region that Responds to Ticklishness

Giggling Rats Reveal Brain Region that Responds to Ticklishness

By studying tickling, giggling rats, researchers gain insight into how our own brain reacts to ticklishness...

Nov 11 2016, 3:55pm CST

Wireless Brain Implants Help Paralyzed Monkeys to Walk Once Again

Wireless Brain Implants Help Paralyzed Monkeys Regain Control of Legs

Apparently, cerebral implants have allowed primates afflicted with debilitating paralysis to walk once again. This is nothing s...

Nov 10 2016, 3:25am CST

Brain Scanner to Detect Weight Loss Success

Brain Scanner to Detect Weight Loss Success

A team of researchers has developed a non-invasive brain scanner which can predict weight loss success based on the brain volu...

Nov 3 2016, 9:12pm CDT

Human Brain Responds More Strongly to Negative Stereotypes

Human Brain Responds More Strongly to Negative Stereotypes

It so happens to be the case that the origins of bigotry lie in the human brain’s neurocircuitry. The brain is hardwired to be...

Nov 2 2016, 12:17pm CDT

Brown Pebble Identified as First Ever Dinosaur Brain Tissue

First Fossilized Dinosaur Brain Tissue Discovered

The fossil found ten years ago by a hunter in Sussex has been confirmed as the first ever dinosaur brain sample...

Oct 28 2016, 3:48am CDT

Brain Research: Brain Enhancements, Treatments and More Scientific Brain Discoveries

Brain Research: Brain Enhancements, Treatments and More Scientific Brain Discoveries

A Brief Introduction About Brain ResearchThe human brain is more complex and has far more capacity than a billion dollar comput...

Oct 26 2016, 12:12pm CDT

Dieting Success, Weight Loss Dependent on Individual Brain Structure

Dieting Success, Weight Loss Depends on Individual Brain Structure

It seems the will power needed to sustain weight loss through following a healthy diet may be a built-in feature of the brain....

Oct 26 2016, 10:23am CDT

Even the Human Brain Sags with Age

Even the Human Brain Sags with Age

It has been discovered that even the human brain seems to sag on a metaphorical level with age....

Oct 25 2016, 9:24am CDT

Small Lies Lead to Bigger Ones, Brain Study Finds

Small Lies Lead to Bigger Lies, Study Finds

The more we lie, the easier it gets for our brain to be more adaptive in deceiving...

Oct 24 2016, 11:38pm CDT

Heading a Football can Affect Brain Function and Memory

Heading a Football can Affect Brain Function and Memory

It has been found that head traumas cause brain transformations in youth who play football....

Oct 24 2016, 7:35am CDT

First Atomic-Level Image of Human Brain's Marijuana Receptor

First Atomic-Level Image of Human Brain's Marijuana Receptor

A group of researchers created the first small-scale image of the marijuana receptor in the human brain....

Oct 21 2016, 9:04am CDT

Brain's Filing System Discovery Could Help Banish Bad Memories

Brain's Filing System Discovery Could Help Banish Bad Memories

The discovery of the brain’s filing system could help banish traumatic memories in people afflicted with the condition....

Oct 20 2016, 9:03am CDT

Depression's Physical Roots in Brain Discovered

Depression's Physical Roots in Brain Discovered

Scientists have found the part of the brain where depression has a physical impact making way for new therapies...

Oct 19 2016, 7:33am CDT

Brain Chips Help Paralyzed Man Feel Again

Brain Chips Help Paralyzed Man Feel Again

A series of brain microchips can now allow a paralyzed person to feel the sense of touch via a robotic extension. This is a mod...

Oct 14 2016, 6:25am CDT

Duke Neurosurgeons use HoloLens to Make Brain Surgery Easier

Duke Neurosurgeons use HoloLens to Make Brain Surgery Easier

The Microsoft HoloLens can allow surgeons to see portions of the brain not usually visible....

Oct 11 2016, 9:46am CDT

Gene Shot to the Brain could Stop Alzheimer’s Disease in its Tracks

Gene Shot to the Brain could Stop Alzheimer’s Disease in its Tracks

A gene shot to the brain is something that could actually put a stop to Alzheimer’s Disease....

Oct 11 2016, 7:41am CDT

This Nanoscale Memristor Can Mimic the Human Brain

This Nanoscale Memristor Can Mimic the Human Brain

A new demo of a brain-inspired device, called a memristor, took place recently. It was meant to power artificial systems. It ca...

Oct 10 2016, 10:37am CDT

New Brain Modulyzer Reveals How Neurological Diseases Spread

New Brain Modulyzer Reveals How Neurological Diseases Spread

A brain modulyzer has lent scientists a participatory peek into the workings of the billion dollar computer that is the human b...

Oct 10 2016, 9:25am CDT

Study Shows Human Brain's Biological Clock Stimulates Thirst Before Sleep

Study Shows Human Brain's Biological Clock Stimulates Thirst Before Sleep

Novel research shows that the human brain increases the thirst response prior to snoozing. This is most probably due to the bio...

Oct 8 2016, 3:36am CDT

New Brain Simulator Helps Surgeons Plan Operations

New Brain Simulator Helps Surgeons Plan Operations

A brain simulator from Stanford University is meant to facilitate surgeons in their job. It especially simulates brain swelling...

Oct 6 2016, 12:48pm CDT

Brain Study Reveals How Teens Learn Faster Than Adults

Brain Study Reveals How Teens Learn Faster Than Adults

Study of the brain show that the learning in teens is reward-learning behavior compared to the adults....

Oct 6 2016, 10:34am CDT

The Bigger the Yawn, The Bigger the Brain, Study Finds

The Bigger the Yawn, The Bigger the Brain, Study Finds

The length of the yawn can predict how heavy a species' brain is. Yawn seems to correlate with the size of the brain, not...

Oct 6 2016, 12:16am CDT

Scientists Discover New Path in Brain to Overcome Depression

Scientists Discover New Path in Brain to Overcome Depression

Scientists have discovered a novel pathway in the brain that will hopefully help allay depression....

Oct 5 2016, 10:55am CDT

Brain Training Games may not be as Effective as We Thought

Brain Training Games may not be as Effective as We Thought

Brain-training claims by companies are not backed by science...

Oct 4 2016, 2:03pm CDT

Stanford Scientists Develop Fluctuating Brain Network to Help Us Handle Complex Tasks

Stanford Scientists Develop Fluctuating Brain Network to Help Us Handle Complex Tasks

It so happens to be the case that the human brain manages its handling of complex tasks in a pretty smooth manner....

Oct 3 2016, 5:40am CDT

Brain Abnormalities similar across many emotional Disorders

Brain Abnormalities similar across many emotional Disorders

Just as persistent negative thinking is a common trait that characterises most emotional disorders, researchers have found that...

Oct 2 2016, 4:44am CDT

A Software Bug Questions Brain Imaging Research

A Software Bug Questions Brain Imaging Research

A software bug has revealed the truth about brain imaging studies. It seems what was supposed to have been the final word on th...

Sep 30 2016, 8:02am CDT

The Human Brain is Neither Analog Nor Digital

The Human Brain is Neither Analog Nor Digital

The question is what is the human brain? Is it an analog or digital form of wetware?...

Sep 28 2016, 12:18pm CDT

Heavy Marijuana Use May Severely Damage the Brain: Study

Heavy Marijuana Use May Severely Damage the Brain: Study

A study conducted on a man led researchers to believe that constant marijuana use could lead to brain damage....

Sep 27 2016, 9:34am CDT

Fish Oil Boosts Brain Functions and Mood

Fish Oil Boosts Brain Functions and Mood

Fish oil which contains Omega-3 fatty acids helps to boost brain functions and acts as an anti-inflammatory within the body --...

Sep 24 2016, 9:58am CDT

Nicotine Protects the Aging Brain from Parkinson's and Alzheimer's

Nicotine Protects the Aging Brain from Parkinson's and Alzheimer's

Apparently the role of nicotine in halting the aging of the human brain is very crucial....

Sep 21 2016, 9:44am CDT