A new study reports sensory stimulation during the first two weeks of life is critical for establishing brain networks that help map sensation.
Older adults with a higher ability to process sensations, including vision, olfaction, hearing, and touch, had half the risk of being diagnosed with cognitive decline than their peers who were less capable at sensory processing tasks.
Male fruit flies adapt the tempo and pitch of their mating song based upon the movement and behavior of their desired mate, a new study reports.
Study demonstrates the importance of a specific type of connection between neurons and may also explain how ketamine shows promise in treating depression.
Researchers develop a method to decrypt the brain while it sleeps to reveal hidden memories.
Study reveals how lipids interact with grape tannins, masking the unfavorable taste of certain wine compounds and altering taste perception.
DARPA's HAPTIX program seeks to provide amputees with natural touch sensations.
Researchers tested people's abilities to distinguish between complex mixtures of scents. Based on the results, the researchers calculated humans can detected more than 1 trillion odor mixtures.
Automated robotic technology allows researchers to identify new pathways activated when the brain rewires circuits in response to experience.