Neuroscience

Autism in males linked to defect in brain immune function

In a new study, researchers found that many cases of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) may result from problems in immune cells that normally work...

Daily meditation could help slow brain aging

In a new study, researchers found evidence that suggests meditating daily may slow brain aging. They describe their study of a Buddhist monk who meditates...

Scientists discover a new brain disorder

In a new study, researchers found a new brain disorder in which children experience developmental regression and severe epilepsy. They found a variation in a...

Scientists find a new way to reverse brain aging

More and more research shows that, with age, the filtration system that prevents molecules or infectious organisms in the blood from leaking into the...

Our brains can predict the popularity of online videos, without us even knowing it

When Stanford University neuroscientist Brian Knutson tracked his smartphone usage, he was shocked to learn that he spent twice as much time on his...

This common mental health drug may change the brain negatively

In a new study, researchers found that a commonly used anti-psychotic medication was linked to adverse changes in brain structure. This study is the first...

Scientists discover second type of schizophrenia

In a new study, researchers are the first to discover two distinct subtypes of schizophrenia after analyzing the brain scans of over 300 patients. The...

This brain stimulation method may treat dementia, migraine headaches, stroke

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has shown significant efficacy in treating major depressive and obsessive-compulsive disorders. In a new study review, researchers suggest that TMS may...

Scientists find an important cause of schizophrenia

In a new study, researchers found that lack of oxygen during the period anticipating childbirth can be a cause of schizophrenia. They described how this...

New tool to detect hidden signs of autism in adults

In a new study, researchers have developed a potential new tool to help clinicians detect hidden signs of autism in adults. The research was conducted...

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