Scientists have pinpointed a specific brain wave that responds to details it has encountered. Continue reading →
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.
A novel approach to analyzing genetic influences has allowed researchers to identify distinct gene clusters that contribute to eight different classes of schizophrenia.
Brain scans of a man who has been in a vegetative state for 16 years match brain scans of healthy viewers. Continue reading →
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.
Ever wonder why everything smells fine in your house until you go away for awhile and then come back wondering, "Why does it stink in here?" You can thank your brain for that, Tara explains.
The cat's pretty much out of the bag, in this day and age, that prolonged exposure to loud sounds can wreak havoc with our ability to hear, but what's going on in our heads to make it happen? New research thinks it's nailed down the problem.
Have we already done this video? Hmmm. Nope! Deja Vu -- that feeling of already having experienced something -- can be a bit spooky. Just as unnerving is that no one knows for sure why we experience it.
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