Researchers have developed faster and more energy efficient microchips based on the human brain. The technology offers greater possibilities for advances in robotic and understanding of the human brain.
SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19 suppresses pain. Findings suggest the pain suppression caused by the infection may be responsible for viral spread, as people do not feel as ill as they actually are.
Researchers reveal the phenomenon of ASMR videos may have a positive physiological effect on viewers. The study reports those who experience ASMR have lower heart rates while watching the videos, as well as an increase in positive emotions.
A new study reports a connection between slowed walking speed and cognitive decline appears to arise in the right hippocampus. Researchers recommend older people may benefit if their doctors measure their walking speed and check for changes over time, which could be an early indicator of impending cognitive decline.
A new optogenetics study could be a breakthrough in understanding how the TRN influences consciousness.
Researchers say most people are not aware that two forms of the letter 'g' exist and, for those who are aware, most can not correctly identify or write the typeset version we usually see. The findings suggest the important role writing styles play in letter learning.