Early-life exposure to car exhaust from leaded gas reduced the IQ of around 170 million Americans, a new study reports.
EyeSyn, a newly developed "virtual eye" that simulates how humans look at the world accurately enough for the development of new augmented reality programs, can help create applications for the metaverse.
A neuroimaging study found children aged 9 - 10 with ADHD have few differences in structural brain measurements compared to their peers without ADHD.
Learning a new language or playing a musical instrument has a positive impact on cognitive function in the aging brain, researchers report.
Memory editing occurs on the fly, leaving the brain susceptible to creating memories that may not be accurate.
The old adage that practice makes perfect may very well be true, according to neuroscientists. Researchers found when a male zebra finch is in the presence of an attractive female and delivers its rehearsed mating call, a noradrenaline release in the basal ganglia shuts down variability in song and makes the call as perfect as it can be.
Oxytocin therapy is ineffective at improving social skills in children on the autism spectrum.
Study reveals how evolution and natural selection have optimized the mammalian retina.
After 14,000 years of domestication, dogs have an edge in both cognition and people-reading skills over wolves.
It takes slightly longer to include information about healthy foods in the process of choosing between the taste and healthiness of a snack.
The hepaCAM protein plays a critical role in the communication and coordination of astrocytes as they build synapses. The findings shed new light on potential biological mechanisms behind ASD and epilepsy.