Neuroscience

These brain regions may determine your weight loss successes

In a recent study, researchers found people who had the greatest success in terms of weight loss showed more activity in the brain regions...

New way to predict success of Cognitive Behavioral therapy in depression

In a new study, researchers found brain activity could help predict the success of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in depression. They found that brain activity...

How side hit to the head could damage brain, cause concussion

In a new study, researchers showed how side hit to the head could damage the brain, leading to a concussion. The research was conducted by...

Brain-inspired compute could understand how you feel

Could a computer, at a glance, tell the difference between a joyful image and a depressing one? Could it distinguish, in a few milliseconds, a...

Scientists studied the brains of more than 800 prisoners. Here’s what they found

The brains of murderers look different from those of people convicted of other crimes—differences that could be linked to how they process empathy and...

Scientists find genes contributing to depression, schizophrenia, ADHD, autism, bipolar

In a new study, researchers have discovered the genes that contribute to the development of ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, bipolar disorder, major depression, and...
A short bout of exercise may boost your brain function

Even a short bout of exercise may boost your brain function

In a new study, researchers found that even a short bout of exercise may boost people’s brain function. The research was conducted by a team...

Scientists discover the cause of Parkinson’s disease

In a new study, researchers confirmed that Parkinson's disease originates among cells in the gut and travels up the body's neurons to the brain. The...

Scientists discover roots of Parkinson’s in the brain

In a new study, researchers have discovered the earliest signs of Parkinson's disease in the brain, many years before patients show any symptoms. The finding...

How information is like snacks, money, and drugs to your brain

Can't stop checking your phone, even when you're not expecting any important messages? Blame your brain. A new study by researchers at UC Berkeley's Haas School...

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