A new neuroimaging study shows how the brain changes throughout life. The study has helped researchers create a standard curve which can assess whether people are facing neurological problems as they age.
Playing video games causes increases in brain regions responsible for memory formation and strategic planning, researchers have discovered. The findings could prove relevant in developing new therapeutic interventions for psychiatric illnesses.
Analysing recent MRI data of adolescents who were born with low birth weight, researchers tie smaller brain volumes to poor academic achievement.