Study reveals binge drinking is associated with more widespread neural dysfunction than previously believed. In those who binge drink, the visual areas of the brain show unusually high levels of activation. Additionally, those who binge drink have more difficulty in feeling empathy for others.
Decreased blood flow and blood oxygen levels to the hippocampus may explain symptoms of memory loss associated with Alzheimer's. Researchers say increasing hippocampal blood flow could reverse or protect against symptoms of the neurodegenerative disorder.
A new study reveals the role the hippocampus plays in language acquisition.
Novel biomarkers for glioblastoma brain cancer have been identified in bodily fluids. The discovery may lead to a new, simple, non-invasive blood test to detect brain cancer in the future.
Researchers reveal a horse can read and remember people's emotional facial expressions.
Researchers say those who refrain from drinking alcohol during 'Dry January' experience better sleep quality, lose more weight and have more energy than those who don't participate.
Researchers used Nash equilibrium game theory and adaptive control to program a robot that can better understand its human user's behavior. This allows the robot to anticipate and respond to the human's movements.
The brain automatically places more value on the opinions of people who appear to be confident, a new study reports.