Neuroscience

Personality may influence brain shrinkage in aging

(PhysOrg.com) -- Psychologists at Washington University in St. Louis have found an intriguing possibility that personality and brain aging during the golden years may be linked.

Medical research

Sugar makes cancer light-up in MRI scanners

A new technique for detecting cancer by imaging the consumption of sugar with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been unveiled by UCL scientists. The breakthrough could provide a safer and simpler alternative to standard ...

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.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Brain scan can tell if a smoker will quit (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Brain scans showing neural reactions to pro-health messages can predict if you'll keep that resolution to quit smoking more accurately than you yourself can. That's according to a new study forthcoming in ...

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