Early-life exposure to high levels of traffic-related air pollution alters the structure of the brain at age 12. Children exposed to air pollution had reduced cortical thickness and gray matter volume compared to children who were not exposed to high levels of pollution.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation applied to the parietal lobe improves the function of brain areas important for memory which are disrupted by aging. The study reports TMS helps improve memory in older adults experiencing memory loss to the level of younger adults.
While listening to audiobooks with a captivating narrative, the inferior parietal lobe and visual cortex elicit individual meaning and flow of mental imagery.
A new SPECT imaging study reveals those with treatment resistant depression have lower cerebral blood flow within the frontal, parietal and temporal lobes.
Max Planck researchers reveal Homo sapiens fossils show a gradual evolution of the human brain towards its current shape.
A new study investigates how the a specific brain network tracks the location and speed of an object, helping animals to prepare for imminent impact.
Researchers have identified a neurobiological basis for the processing and reactivation of spatial information in rodents.