When we hear a sentence, or a line of poetry, our brains automatically transform the stream of sound into a sequence of syllables. But scientists haven't been sure exactly how the brain does this. Now,
Shortly after the birth of her first son, Monika Jones learned that he had a rare neurological condition that made one side of his brain abnormally large. Her son, Henry, endured hundreds of seizures day.
The largest brain imaging study of its kind may have found the reason why people with anxiety and mood disorders so often feel unable to escape negative thoughts and emotions. Researchers analyzed a trove
"We’re not finding anything bizarre going on with the brain. ... It’s just normal functions being directed in a particular way." “It’s not that social exclusion creates terrorists, but it creates ... fissures
In a study that raises profound questions about the line between life and death, researchers have restored some cellular activity to brains removed from slaughtered pigs. The brains did not regain anything
“It’s her word against his,” says a middle-aged male juror in thick-rimmed glasses. “Someone of his experience wouldn’t do something so risky.” A woman to my right says the defendant is probably guilty,
Your brain has worked hard in 2018, so as the year draws to a close, take a moment to appreciate not only your marvelous network of brain cells, but those found in other species, too. Below is a list where