The hippocampus plays an important role both in when memories stay stable and when they're more likely to change.
There's a reason you may have a hard time eating just one Oreo, finds research. Continue reading →
A mutation may have helped humans learn how to create complex speech and language.
It's possible that the disease can be transferred from person to person similar to prion diseases like mad cow disease.
If there's any holiday that comes close to a celebration of the brain, it's April Fools' Day.
The same parts of the brain fire up when someone reads braille and visual letters on a page, suggesting it doesn't break tasks down by senses.
Doing brain training exercises may be more effective at improving cognitive function than crossword puzzles.
For most of us, differentiating between being in flight at 20,000 feet versus 30,000 is impossible. Scientists might be onto why.
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