Scientists believe they have discovered a new reason why we need to sleep - it replenishes a type of brain cell. Sleep ramps up the production of cells that go on to make an insulating material known myelin
The human brain has amazing capacities. It contains billions of neurons, allowing it to process vast quantities of information so that we can function effectively. But can we have too much information?
The technique could help end the mystery--and the stigma--of chronic pain Nothing hurts Americans more than chronic pain. It’s our single biggest health problem, affecting the lives of 100 million adults--more
Our brain’s ability to process information and adapt effectively is dependent on a number of factors, including genes, nutrition, and life experiences. These life experiences wield particular influence
But the cumbersome experimental setup won’t replace Facebook's Messenger app anytime soon. So a team of neuroscientists sent a message from the brain of one person in India, to the brains of three people