A new theory suggests glial cells, specifically astrocytes, play a key role in cognitive processing.
Researchers have mapped four new areas of the human anterior prefrontal cortex that play critical roles in cognitive processing. Two of these newly mapped areas are larger in females than in males.
Cannabis use leads to cognitive impairments that extend beyond the period of intoxication.
Researchers shed light on how sensory information and cognitive processing interact in the brain to produce our perception of the world around us.
A new study sheds light into how we recognize facial expressions of emotion. Researchers report our interpretation of emotions expressed facially by others depends upon our pre-conceived understanding of emotion.
A new study reports impairments in six brain networks are associated with addiction behaviors. The findings may pave the way for developing more targeted treatments for addiction.