Researchers suggest MRI could prove an effective tool in diagnosing mental illnesses such as bipolar disorder. Using advanced computational models, researchers were able to correctly distinguish bipolar patients from healthy individuals with 73% accuracy based on brain scans alone.
Owl Mystery Unraveled Scientists Explain How Bird Can Rotate Its Head Without Cutting Off Blood Supply to Brain
Researchers have figured out how night-hunting owls can almost fully rotate their heads without damaging the delicate blood vessels in their necks and heads, and without cutting off blood supply to their brains.
Researchers were able to predict, with 85 percent accuracy at the beginning of the study, which participants would go on to develop chronic pain based on the level of interaction between the frontal cortex and the nucleus accumbens.
Children with Tourette syndrome could benefit from behavioural therapy to reduce their symptoms, according to a new brain imaging study. Researchers at The University of Nottingham discovered that the brains of children with Tourette syndrome (TS) develop in a unique way — which could suggest new methods of treating the condition. The study, published in [...]