Global cognition can be estimated in older adults by automatically analyzing key drawing features while performing a drawing test using a tablet and digital pen.
When the perception of bodily self-consciousness is distorted, the recovery of body ownership can be predicted by different kinds of memories.
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) can be used to modulate brain rhythms and cognitive behaviors related to "giving up" during problem-solving tasks.
Exercise may be a new prescription to help those with sleep problems. Researchers found rigorous exercise causes measurable changes in sleep quality, even if a person doesn't notice the difference.
Dopamine neurons in the midbrain become active in a previously undetected way when an animal considers a reward that is changing in value.
Chronic increases of the cytokine IL-17a circulating in the blood of mice reduced microglia activity in one region of the hippocampus, an area of the brain critical for memory and learning.
Spontaneous eye-blink rates could be the missing link in explaining the relationship between aerobic fitness and cognitive function.