Neuroscience

No pain no gain

No pain no gain: How to use sensory stimuli to reduce fatigue during exercise

Can you recall a time when you were exercising and had to stop? Most people stop exercising because of unpleasant sensations such as muscle...
nanoscale robots

Mind-controlled nanoscale robots can deliver drugs in the brain

Controlled drug delivery systems aim to improve the spatial (where) and temporal resolution (when) of therapeutic molecules. However, the temporal resolution is very challenging...
Brain map

Finding music in the brain: a stimulation study of an opera singer during awake...

Music is one of the most fascinating functions of the brain. Singing, as a peculiar aspect of music, is even more complex. When we...
Inducing change in the young brain

Inducing change in the young brain: Does time matter?

The concept that children have greater capacity to learn and adapt to their environment compared to adults is based on observations that children have...
afternoon nap

How an afternoon nap can boost your language learning

One important part of language learning is to make associations among new words. This requires consolidation, a process can strengthen memories and make them...
Chocolates

Brain activity can predict chocolate sales

Neuroimaging technology deepens our understanding about the world. In a recent fMRI study, German researchers predict consumer behavior in a supermarket based on brain...
Activity of Different Topics on a Similar Timeline

Invisible Brain: Knowledge in Research Works and Neuron Activity

If the market has an invisible hand, does knowledge creation and representation have an “invisible brain”? While knowledge is viewed as a product of neuron...
Surprise

Tell me something I don’t know

Do you like surprises? If you don’t, it might be because our brain works very hard to avoid being surprised. The brain always tries to...
So hard to disagree

Why is it so hard to disagree?

We often find it hard to disagree with others, even though making autonomous choices is a basic human right. When we disagree with a loved...
D-BRAIN

D-BRAIN: a new way to simulate brain data

The brain is the controller of all our cognitive functions. It can be divided into two parts. The grey matter is where the real processing...