Time to play "name that cortex." Can you point out the small squiggle of gray matter that makes up the brain's motor cortex? Or how about the eye fields, which control visual attention and eye movements?
It can impede the brain's ability to encode different, but very similar, memories, a process called pattern separation. Depression has been linked to memory impairment, but being depressed doesn't affect
(hikrcn/Shutterstock) New research may lead to a more direct and effective treatment than common SSRIs December 13, 2013 1:30pm (UTC) Depression strikes some 35 million people worldwide, according to World
If it does, it's all in your head. The brain makes up about 1⁄50 of our body weight but consumes about one fifth of the oxygen we breathe. It's natural to assume that overtaxing the cerebrum would leave
Some modern retellings of fairytale classics take great pains to separate themselves from earlier, familiar versions. Take, for example, 2012’s Snow White and the Huntsman which did everything short of
Today The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease published results from the first study of LSD’s therapeutic potential in humans to appear in more than four decades. The controlled, double-blind study,
A new app called Spritz claims to be able to increase users’ reading speed to as much as 1,000 words a minute. Will it revolutionise how we read? Spritz, a new speed-reading app, claims to allow users
Update the next night: because of the intense response to this post (trending on Forbes to #7, last night), Morgan now has her own Twitter account: @Morgan_Gleason. Ever tried to get sleep in a hospital?
Social Media For most people, a selfie's just a selfie. But looked at the right way, tweets and online posts may be very revealing about the way people and communities think and feel. Researchers are to
Not so new. And not just a rapper. She's full of surprises. Twenty-two-year-old Angel Haze is a Michigan native who started rapping as a teenager and began putting out her own mixtapes. Her rapid-fire
As if you needed another reason why Angel Haze is the most fearless MC in the rap game right now, she just released a new video, "Battle Cry," whose content -- like the song's lyrics -- goes into thematic
'On a visit to the British Museum, while sitting on the steps of an interior staircase, the rapper Angel Haze makes a startling revelation. She tells me how her father died. "He was shot in the stomach,"
On December 18, hip-hop artist Angel Haze tweeted, "So sorry to Island/Republic Records, but fuck you." And with that, the 22-year-old proceeded to make the nightmare of any record company come true: by
"I feel like I would probably be advised not to write about this on the internet..." Angel Haze has got a new column with Noisey. This time, she discusses the epidemic of youth depression. A few months
Dialog is a wearable concept designed to help patients track and manage their seizures. Even Jony Ive would approve. So far, the future of wearables has been framed mostly in the context of fitness, but
Teenage pregnancy. The term still sends terror shooting through my veins, even now, seven years clear of my teens. It hung over me like a sceptre, whispering: "Whatever you do, don't get yourself pregnant."