The sympathetic nerve system has long been thought to respond the same regardless of the physical or emotional stimulus triggering it. However, in a new study from Karolinska Institutet published in the Nature Neuroscience, ...
Sleep may be a missing piece in the Alzheimer's disease puzzle.
The way our brains are wired may reveal a lot about us, according to new research co-authored by scientists at Washington University in St. Louis.
A set of neurons previously linked to lactation in women may also play a key role in regulating eating and body weight, a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers has found.
New research out of the University of Pennsylvania is filling in gaps between two prevailing theories about how the brain generates our perception of the world.
Researchers find a protein that's involved in helping control the architecture of connections between neurons
Our ability to learn, move, and sense our world comes from the neurons in our brain. This information moves through our brain between neurons that are linked together by tens of trillions of tiny structures called synapses. ...
Each of us is unique, with our own strengths, weaknesses and idiosyncrasies. While this is a truism everyone grasps intuitively, it's been difficult to determine if and how this individuality is reflected in brain activity.
When people with anorexia nervosa decide what to eat, they engage a part of the brain associated with habitual behavior. This finding by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center, New York State Psychiatric Institute, ...
You're about to drive through an intersection when the light suddenly turns red. But you're able to slam on the brakes, just in time.
There is a strong correspondence between a particular set of connections in the brain and positive lifestyle and behaviour traits, according to a new study by Oxford University researchers.