A study revealed that the brain appears to continue to function after the heart stops beating.
Every few seconds, the eyes blink but it does not impede clear vision. A team of scientists explains how and why this happens.
Older adults may experience declines in memory and cognitive thinking. A new study says taking a one hour nap after lunch could boost brain power in seniors.
A new study shows subtle differences in brain regions involved with language and social development.
Japanese scientists have developed a new device that can read minds and words even before they are spoken.
In a recent video by scientists, they reveal the exact changes in the brain’s chemistry that happens before you are killed by an axe-murderer
A team of French researchers reported that a diuretic drug has the potential to reverse autistic symptoms in young children
A University of Georgia study tied impulsive behaviors to food addiction.
Researchers studied the sense of touch in rhesus monkeys in order to find a way to develop prosthetic limbs that would give humans their sense of touch back.
Researchers created a new index that helped them measure the levels of consciousness in people who have suffered from brain injuries.
Neuroscientists from the University of Utah report that brain hemispheres do not determine personalities. http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0071275
In rat models, researchers found that right after the heart stops beating, there is a sharp increase in brain activity.
Study reports that men and women might be hardwired to respond to a hungry infant's cries differently.
For many people, the unpredictable seizures can be managed by taking continuous medication, but as many as 40 percent of people with epilepsy find that medication is unable to prevent their seizures.
Playing sounds synchronized to the rhythm of brain oscillations during sleep can significantly improve memory, according to a new small study.