Neuroscience

autism

Analyzing autistic brain with graph theory

Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that impairs social interaction and verbal as well as non-verbal communication. It can also lead to restricted and repetitive...
Chocolates

Brain activity can predict chocolate sales

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

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 particular aspect of music, is even more complex. When we sing...
Do you need to worry about yourself if your sibling has autism

Do you need to worry about yourself if your sibling has autism?

I used to work with a diligent student in a research project. He impressed me a lot not only because he was intelligent and responsible...
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 predict...
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...
Dog running

Dogs and humans: similar lifespan development of attention

Attention is a fundamental cognitive ability we use in daily life. It helps us find new things in the environment, spot new faces in a...
Activity of Different Topics on a Similar Timeline

Does knowledge have an invisible brain

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...
Does our gut control our brain

Does our gut control our brain?

Humans are teeming with bacteria. The ones living in our guts are particularly important because they can dramatically influence our health, both positively and negatively. However,...
Brain Training

Do you believe brain training smartphone apps?

Nowadays brain training apps have become popular. With a simple, short, and colorful game, many smartphone users think that they get a chance to improve...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

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...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

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...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...