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.
The hottest hairstyle, the latest extreme sport, the newest viral stunt—trends happen for a reason and now scientists have a better understanding of why.
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, ...
New brain research has mapped a key trouble spot likely to contribute to intellectual disability in Down syndrome. In a paper published in Nature Neuroscience, scientists from the University of Bristol and UCL suggest the ...
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.
Artistic creativity may share genetic roots with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, according to a study published on Monday.
Huntington's disease could alter neurons from when they start developing, according to a study conducted by the international HD iPSC Consortium. The study was published in the scientific journal Nature Neuroscience.