Lower levels of testosterone during puberty increases the brain's sensitivity to faces and expressions during adulthood.
Microglia are essential for pruning away extra neural connections in the development of the auditory brainstem.
Regardless of innate pitch ability, musicians' brains have stronger connections than those who don't play music.
Study implicates the ventromedial prefrontal cortex, an area of the brain associated with information processing about the self, in self-bias memory.
A brain network consisting of the thalamus, anterior and posterior cingulate cortex, and angular gyri was implicated in the loss, and return, of consciousness under both anesthetic and natural sleep.
Early memory skills predict the strength of future neural connections, and the strength of early brain connections predict future memory acuity.
White matter connectivity does not directly induce psychosis, but may affect symptoms of psychosis through its effect on the consciousness threshold.
Learning a new language as an adult alters hemisphere specialization for comprehension, but not for production.