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Sep 29, 2014 06:17 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Your brain functions better when listening to music you like, reports a new study. Continue reading →
Sep 29, 2014 06:50 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The discovery of a new shape of brain cell has neuroscientists scratching their heads over what the function of these neurons might be.
Sep 25, 2014 01:37 PM ET // Amanda Onion
Are you good at using multiple devices at once? Your gray matter may be thinning... Continue reading →
Sep 23, 2014 11:29 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Scientists have pinpointed a specific brain wave that responds to details it has encountered. Continue reading →
Sep 18, 2014 05:37 AM ET
A woman in China recently saw a doctor because she was suffering from dizziness and nausea. It turns out she was missing a little something: her cerebellum! Trace explains how the brain can figure out workarounds when stuff it needs isn't there.
Sep 16, 2014 11:00 AM ET // George Dvorsky, io9.com
A novel approach to analyzing genetic influences has allowed researchers to identify distinct gene clusters that contribute to eight different classes of schizophrenia.
Sep 16, 2014 12:23 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Brain scans of a man who has been in a vegetative state for 16 years match brain scans of healthy viewers. Continue reading →
Sep 9, 2014 05:56 AM ET
The experiment looks at first blush like a bit of a kluge, but scientists have nonetheless achieved brain-to-brain communication of a rudimentary sort, over the Internet.
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