Brain


Infant Brain Scans can Detect Autism Long Before Symptoms Appear

Infant Brain Scans can Detect Autism Long Before Symptoms Appear

The risk of autism in children has been found via brain transformations in the infantile stage....

3 days ago, 7:12am CST

5 Things to Start Now to Reduce Alzheimer's Risk

5 Things to Start Now to Reduce Alzheimer's Risk

As we get older, our brains start to become less sharp, making it difficult to pick up on new things or remember key events. Fo...

6 days ago, 11:27am CST

Horror Movie Scenes Help Map Brain Areas Involved in Fear Processing

Horror Movie Scenes Help Map Brain Areas Involved in Fear Processing

New study identifies a key neural pathway in humans that explains how the brain processes feelings of fear and anxiety...

Feb 9 2017, 3:30pm CST

Sleeping Shrinks Your Brain

Sleeping Shrinks Your Brain

Sleeping reduces the brain’s size which surprisingly is not a bad thing at all. In fact, it may just be good for health....

Feb 7 2017, 10:04am CST

You Hate Noises of Eating and Chewing due to Overdriven Brain

You Hate Noises of Eating and Chewing due to Overdriven Brain

It is called misophonia and it is the syndrome where certain noises seem to get on your nerves....

Feb 6 2017, 7:02am CST

Sleep Deprivation Stops Brain From Forming New Memories

Sleep Deprivation Stops Brain From Forming New Memories

Scientists have discovered that sleep allows us to forget things and refresh our memories....

Feb 3 2017, 10:12am CST

Researchers Reach Critical Milestone for Treating Brain Cancer

Researchers Reach Critical Milestone for Treating Brain Cancer

New discovery can reduce brain cancer in humans as a new revolutionary approach for treating glioblastoma works with human cell...

Feb 2 2017, 6:08am CST

How to Activate Your Brain to Learn New Things?

How to Activate Your Brain to Learn New Things?

How to enhance your brain to learn new things?...

Feb 1 2017, 5:36am CST

Brain Hormone Discovered That Triggers Fat Burning

Brain Hormone Discovered That Triggers Fat Burning

Apparently, researchers from TSRI have discovered a hormone that is present in the human brain and that might help melt fat sto...

Jan 30 2017, 11:05am CST

The Shape of Your Brain Says a Lot About Your Personality

The Shape of Your Brain Says a Lot About Your Personality

New study investigates the link between brain structure and five major personality traits...

Jan 29 2017, 1:05pm CST

We Now Know How Our Brains Learn Basic Instincts

We Now Know How Our Brains Learn Basic Instincts

A new study from Princeton University shows us how our brain reacts to situations to make split second decisions that keep us a...

Jan 25 2017, 7:15am CST

Brain Stimulation used like a Scalpel can improve Memory

Brain Stimulation used like a Scalpel can improve Memory

Non-invasive brain stimulations can work like a scalpel to improve the precise memory of a human and can also be used as a tre...

Jan 22 2017, 7:12pm CST

Salmonella Treats Brain Tumors

Salmonella Treats Brain Tumors

New research shows that salmonella can treat brain tumors...

Jan 13 2017, 1:06pm CST

Premature Babies' Brain Impairments Begins in the Womb

Premature Babies' Brain Impairments Begins in the Womb

Premature Babies Get Changes in Brain Structure before Their Birth...

Jan 10 2017, 9:23am CST

Discovery of protein in brain linked to pain response could lead to new treatments

Discovery of protein in brain linked to pain response could lead to new treatments

Team that discovered the protein says that it increases pain responses...

Jan 10 2017, 6:01am CST

Not liking Music at all Linked to Poor Brain Connectivity

Not liking Music at all Linked to Poor Brain Connectivity

The very few people who do not like music at all may have reduced brain connectivity between two regions of the brain linked t...

Jan 9 2017, 1:02am CST

Hour-Long Nap After Lunch Boosts Brain Function

Hour-Long Nap After Lunch Boosts Brain Function

One hour of sleep in the afternoon improves thinking and memory in older adults, says study....

Jan 8 2017, 10:54am CST

Brain Region That Recognizes Faces Grows with Age

Brain Region That Recognizes Faces Grows with Age

Apparently the region in the human brain responsible for recognizing faces grows with age....

Jan 7 2017, 5:30am CST

Mediterranean Diet Boosts Brain Health

Mediterranean Diet Boosts Brain Health in Old Age

The Mediterranean diet has been proven to be excellent for the human brain....

Jan 6 2017, 9:35am CST

Human Brain and Teeth Did Not Evolve in Lock Step

Human Brain and Teeth Did Not Evolve in Lock Step

A new study reveals there is no link in the evolution of brain and tooth size...

Jan 3 2017, 9:45am CST

Scientists Find New Way of How Brain Networks Develop

Scientists Find New Way of How Brain Networks Develop

Researchers Reveal New Discovery About Brain Network Function...

Dec 27 2016, 10:31am CST

Pregnancy Changes Woman's Brain for Two Year to Help Mothering

Pregnancy Changes Woman's Brain for Two Year to Help Mothering

Pregnancy has been seen to cause the female brain to undergo transformations for at least two years that aid the mothering proc...

Dec 20 2016, 4:15am CST

Nutrition Linked to Brain Health and Intelligence in Older People

Nutrition Linked to Brain Health and Intelligence in Older People

Research on older adults showed a connection between brain health and consumption of leafy green vegetables....

Dec 19 2016, 6:38am CST

Brain Controlled Hatchimals Future Hottest Holiday Gift

Brain Controlled Hatchimals Future Hottest Holiday Gift

Imagine your child controlling toys with his/her brain while you get busy with home chores. According to researchers from the...

Dec 16 2016, 1:20pm CST

Brain Tests of a Three Year Old can Predict its Future

Brain Tests of a Three Year Old can Predict its Future

Apparently, gauging the brain of a three year old may predict its future prospects....

Dec 13 2016, 8:07am CST

Monkeys Lack Brain Circuitry to Speak

Monkeys Lack Brain Circuitry to Speak

Scientists have discovered that monkeys have the vocal anatomy but not the brain circuitry for human speech....

Dec 10 2016, 6:26am CST

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...

Dec 2 2016, 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

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