It’s been estimated that the human brain contains roughly 100 billion neurons, together completing countless tasks through countless connections. So
Researchers at The University of Queensland have discovered a DNA modification that enhances our ability to extinguish fear. The findings,
A team of UCLA-led scientists has discovered important clues to what goes wrong in the brains of people with autism
Important because it is mundane, working memory gets us through every day by allowing us, for instance, to follow the
Imagine a situation where one child is teasing another. While the child doing the teasing means it playfully, the other
University of Guelph researchers have discovered the type of stem cell allowing geckos to create new brain cells, providing evidence
A typically developing 2-month-old baby can make cooing sounds, suck on her hand to calm down and smile at people.
The brain is an enormously complex organ. Understanding how billions of brain cells succeed in making precise connections is a
How does your brain decide what to do in a threatening situation? A new paper published in Nature describes a
It’s the comparative silence between the firing spikes of neurons that tells what they are really up to, scientists report.