According to researchers, vision and brain circuits perform regular background scans, making neurons available for focus based tasks. The process makes it possible for us to pay, and maintain, attention.
Findings will help pave the way for early intervention of eating disorders, researchers believe.
The evolutionary development for both human and primate brains may have been similar for communication and memory.
A new study reveals how morphological changes in the brain help to shape its neural networks.
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Researchers report children on the autism spectrum who experience specific phobias may benefit from immersive virtual reality therapy. The study reports immersive VR helped almost 45% of children with ASD remain free from their phobias six months after treatment.
Increased ceramide levels in the brain may be a unique feature of all types of Lewy body dementias, including LBD associated with Parkinson's disease.
Researchers have identified neurons in the brains of praying mantises that are able to compute 3D direction and distance. The findings may help to develop better technology for machine and robotic vision.
A new, freely available computer platform creates a 3D model that brings together the macroscopic scale of tissue with the microscopic scale of individual cells. This allows the platform to realistically model brain cancer's mechanobiology while maintaining resolution power.
According to researchers, reading with your preschool aged children can boost their language development by up to eight months. Receptive language skills are positively enhanced when a child reads along with a carer, the study reports.
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Researchers have developed a new prosthetic hand with the ability to 'see' objects. They believe their invention can allow the wearer to automatically reach for objects.