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A sleepless night not only leaves us fatigued and distracted, it also makes us interpret things more negatively and makes us more likely to lose our temper.
In order to understand the brain, scientists must be able to see the brain—cell by cell, and moment by moment.
A study conducted by University of Arkansas researchers reveals that neurons in the motor cortex of the brain exhibit an unexpected division of ...
In a new study that could improve the therapeutic efficacy of deep-brain stimulation (DBS) for psychiatric disorders such as depression, a team of ...
A Chinese researcher who sparked improved cognitive function in monkeys by implanting human genes into their brains has defended his experiment, which has divided the scientific community.
Researchers have discovered a way to better predict progression of Alzheimer's disease.
The ability to comprehensively map the architecture of connections between neurons in primate brains has long proven elusive for scientists.
In a recent learning study, researchers were able to show that new conceptual information is stored along spatial dimensions in the form of a mental map located in the hippocampus.
It's been estimated that the human brain contains roughly 100 billion neurons, together completing countless tasks through countless connections.
A simple MRI method that measures iron content can provide a more comprehensive picture of the consequences of stroke-related damage to the brain, according to a study published in the journal Radiology.