Neuroscience

Researchers uncover network mechanism underlying rumination

Rumination is generally defined as a recurrent and passive focus of thoughts on depressed mood itself and its possible causes and consequences. Sometimes stated as "overthinking," rumination plays a pivotal role in the onset, ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Study hints at early sign of Alzheimer's degeneration

Researchers have moved one step closer to identifying targets for brain degeneration that occur decades before symptoms of Alzheimer's disease appear—a much sought-after clue that might open the door to early treatment.

Neuroscience

Five amazing facts about your brain

Our brain is the most complex organ in the body. Not only does it control basic life functions like breathing, organ function, and movement, it's also behind more complex processes—everything from thought, controlling our ...

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