Neuroscience

Leopard geckos can make new brain cells

Leopard geckos can make new brain cells

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Guelph discover the type of stem cell allowing geckos to create new brain cells. The finding...

New EEG device could bring back lost brain function

In a recent study, researchers from Stanford University develop a device that could help bring back lost brain function. The approach could open new avenues...
How does the brain make the mind

How does the brain make the mind? Still a mystery

How do molecules, cells, neurotransmitters, and other brain “stuff” create the abstract experience of self-awareness? Despite massive breakthroughs in the field of neuroscience over the...
Traffic jams in brain cells may cause Alzheimer’s

Traffic jams in brain cells may cause Alzheimer’s

For more than 20 years, much of the leading research on Alzheimer's disease has been guided by the "amyloid hypothesis." This theory focuses on one...
Brain training does not really improve your brain

Brain game does not really improve your brain

In a new study from University of Western Ontario, researchers debunk claims that getting better at a brain training game can translate to improved...
How long time meditation change your brain

How long time meditation changes your brain

In a new study from University of Wisconsin–Madison, researchers examined brain activity in non-meditators, new meditators, and long-term meditators with thousands of hours of...
How cannabis and related drugs affect the brain

How cannabis and related drugs affect the brain

A new study from Lancaster and Lisbon Universities shows that long-term use of either cannabis or cannabis-based drugs impairs memory. The study has implications for...
Can brain stimulation stop sexual assault?

Can brain stimulation stop sexual assault?

In a recent study, researchers find that stimulating the prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain responsible for controlling complex ideas and behaviors, can...
How to keep your memory sharp

How to keep memory sharp

As you grow older, you tend to forget things. Memory loss not only can bring inconvenience to your daily life, but also a sign of...
exercise training

Stopping regular exercise training can strongly reduce brain blood flow

While endurance exercise training can improve physical health, what will happen when we stop this exercise is still unknown. In a recent study, researchers find...

Trending Now