Neuroscience

Scientists pinpoint brain cells that delay first bite of food

Do you grab a fork and take a first bite of cake, or say no and walk away? Our motivation to eat is driven by a complex web of cells in the brain that use signals from within the body, as well as sensory information about ...

Neuroscience

'What was that?' How brains convert sounds to actions

You hear a phone ring or a dog bark. Is it yours or someone else's? You hear footsteps in the night—is it your child, or an intruder? Friend or foe? The decision you make will determine what action you take next. Researchers ...

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