Poor balance may indicate changes in brain volume

Historically, the brain has been known to change with age and disease. But now, researchers from Japan have found that the volume of a specific brain region is correlated with physical balance.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Four habits of happy people—as recommended by a psychologist

What makes you happy? Maybe it's getting up early to see the sunrise, hanging out with family and friends on a weekend, or going for a dip in the sea. But what does science say about the things happy people do?


New view on the brain: It's all in the connections

It's not the individual brain regions but rather their connections that matter. Neuroscientists propose a new model of how the brain works. This new view enables us to understand better why and how our brains vary between ...

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