Researchers report on the combined structural, functional and anatomical changes that occur in those born blind that are not present in the brains of people born with sight.
While many of us find the sound of a person chewing or breathing heavily annoying, for those with misophonia, such noises are unbearable. Researchers have identified the neural networks and brain changes associated with the disorder.
Study reveals cognitive behavioral therapy can strengthen specific connections in the brains of people with psychosis, and the stronger neural network connections are associated with long term reduction in symptoms.
Cerebral blood flow is reduced in the Broca's area of people who stutter, researchers report. Additionally, the more severely a person stutters, the less blood flows to this area of the brain.
Researchers have developed a new theory of how developmental math disability occurs.
Researchers have identified a specific part of the brain that older adults use to differentiate speech sounds in background noises.
According to researchers, pediatric leukemia patients exposed to high levels of methotrexate are more likely to have problems with mental flexibility and other cognitive skills as long term survivors.
Older adults who are physically active have greater gray matter volume and a decreased risk of Alzheimer's disease, a new study reports.