Neuroscience

Creative people have better-connected brains, research finds

Seemingly countless self-help books and seminars tell you to tap into the right side of your brain to stimulate creativity. But forget the "right-brain" myth—a new study suggests it's how well the two brain hemispheres ...

Neuroscience

Scientists discover first evidence of brain rewiring in children

Carnegie Mellon University scientists Timothy Keller and Marcel Just have uncovered the first evidence that intensive instruction to improve reading skills in young children causes the brain to physically rewire itself, creating ...

Neuroscience

Fighter pilots' brains are 'more sensitive'

(PhysOrg.com) -- Cognitive tests and MRI scans have shown significant differences in the brains of fighter pilots when compared to a control group, according to a new study led by scientists from UCL.

Autism spectrum disorders

Study reveals subtle brain differences in men with autism

Research at King's College London has revealed subtle brain differences in adult males with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), which may go some way towards explaining why symptoms persist into adulthood in some people with ...

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