Researchers discover a strong association between the structural integrity of white matter tracks in the brain and the level of physical activity older people engage in daily.
Researchers identify 'sleep node' in the mammalian brain. Its activity appears to be necessary and sufficient to produce deep sleep.
Connections between key brain networks develop more slowly in children and teens with ADHD, a new study reports.
Researchers use brain scans to predict how young children learn to read.
Researchers discover that a genetic mutation which arose over half a million years ago could be key to humans' ability to understand and produce speech.
A new study provides additional insight into the cognitive losses often seen as a result of chemotherapy and in some autoimmune diseases.
Researchers discover antagonistic neuron populations in the amygdala of mice which controls whether the animals engage in social behavior or asocial repetitive self grooming.
Researchers develop new technology which allows for more accurate mapping of the connections within white matter tissue in the human brain.
A new study explores how the brain detects errors caused by unexpected sensory events.
Researchers report children living in areas with higher level of air pollution are at increased risk of neuroinflammation and neurodegenerative diseases.
According to researchers, the volume of your parietal cortex could predict whether or not you are a risk taker.
A new study reports researchers have discovered a new molecular target which is essential for neuroplasticity.
A grant from the NIDA will allow researchers to study changes in the brains of cocaine addicts which lead to relapse.
A new study reports the brain mechanisms of congenitally blind and sighted individuals share common regions when recognizing human hand gestures.
Researchers discover the vascular system in the brain is altered by sensory stimulation and deprivation.