Gertie Daniels

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While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Sleep

The Art of Memory

When I was an undergraduate in the film department at the University of Colorado many years ago, a visiting lecturer (unfortunately I no longer …

Aging brains aren't necessarily declining brains

For years, conventional wisdom held that growing older tends to be bad news for brains. Past behavioral data largely pointed to loss in cognitive – …

Newly Discovered Brain Pathway Could Solve Antipsychotic Mystery

<b>It’s been “known” for decades: Sensory, motor and cognitive signals come in from the brain’s cortex and are processed in the basal ganglia. The basal</b> …

Neuroscience

The most detailed scan of the wiring of the human brain

This is the most detailed scan of the human brain.<p>It was made from a scan of BBC Medical Correspondent Fergus Walsh's brain, carried out at Cardiff University.<p>Engineers from Siemens used the latest computer tools to create these cinematographic 3D images.<p>The technology is helping scientists …