A machine learning algorithm is able to successfully identify, with 78% accuracy, schizophrenia in patients based on brain scans of the superior temporal cortex. The algorithm is also 82% accurate in predicting whether or not a patient will respond positively to a specific antipsychotic medication.
A new study places the appearance of modern humanlike cognition at the emergence of Homo erectus 1.8 million years ago, 600,000 years before the appearance of Neanderthals.
A new study reports fMRI neuroimaging technology could be used to predict future language outcomes in toddlers with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.
Scientists found that adverse listening situations are difficult for the brain, partly because they draw on the same, limited resources supporting our short-term memory. The new findings are particularly relevant to understanding the cognitive consequences of hearing damage, a condition that affects an increasing number of people.