Singing and imagined musical improvisation were associated with weaker connectivity to the executive function network in the brain and to the feeling of flow, which allows for unhindered musical creativity.
Our brains work harder to process information when we read about movement in a way that is not typical of our native languages.
When older people feel personally stigmatized as being physically or cognitively deficient, they fail to live up to their actual abilities when tested, a new study reports.
Researchers have rewired the neural circuits of one species and given its connections to a new species. The study answers a number of questions about evolution of neural circuits and behavior.
According to researchers, a chimpanzees' general intelligence is correlated with their ability to delay gratification and exert self control.
The microglia in women's brains are more active in regions involved in pain processing, a new study reports.
A new mouse study reveals common food additives, such as the dietary emulsifiers CMC and P80, may increase the risk of anxiety related disorders and adversely affect social behaviors.
Mice exposed to COVID-19 through the nasal passage, researchers noted a rapid and escalated attack on the brain by the virus that triggered a more severe outcome of the infection, even after the lungs were cleared of the disease. Researchers also found virus levels were over 1,000 times higher in the brain than other parts of the body.
People are more likely to make racially stereotyped judgments about others when their facial features are considered typical of a racial or ethnic group.