Neuroscience

Charting hidden territory of the visual sensory thalamus

Neuroscientists at Technische Universität Dresden discovered a novel, non-invasive imaging-based method to investigate the visual sensory thalamus, an important structure of the human brain and point of origin of visual ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Distinct stages of thinking revealed by brain activity patterns

Neuroimaging data can reveal the mental stages people go through as they are solving challenging math problems, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. ...

Neuroscience

Statisticians step up to aid neurological health research

Numbers can tell a story. In the hands of the right reader, it may prove to be a very important one—such as the likelihood of a particular patient developing a neurological disorder like dementia or responding positively ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Messi agility is all in the mind, scientists report

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi may owe his trademark feints and body swerves to the fact his brain is busier than that of a less gifted player, according to a study into footballers' minds.