Neuroscience

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...
Altering the gut microbiome can trigger behavioral changes

Does our gut control our brain?

Humans are teeming with bacteria. The ones living in our guts are particular important because they can dramatically influence our health, both positively and...
The neuronal circuitry underlying male-specific courtship behaviour in flies

To mate or not to mate?

Mating behavior is a critical part in evolution. Animals often use colorful feathers, pretty songs, and elaborate courtship rituals to help them achieve a...

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Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

With the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, a German-led group of astronomers have observed the intriguing characteristics of an unusual type of...

To control your blood pressure, try to eat 3 foods and avoid 4 things

High blood pressure is a common chronic health condition. It is a silent killer because there are no obvious symptoms. However, it is a big...