People who speak two languages may have brains that are more efficient at language processing and other tasks, new research suggests.
It doesn't happen often, but a new study finds that occasionally people wake up during surgery. Continue reading →
Some patients who are in a coma may be aware of their surroundings even though they can't visibly communicate with others, and now, scientists have found a new way to help identify these patients.
We've all said, at one time or another, that we were "scared to death" by something freak-out-worthy. But unless we were speaking from beyond the grave, we weren't being literal. Can we actually get dead from sheer fright?
Are you good at using multiple devices at once? Your gray matter may be thinning... Continue reading →
Scientists have pinpointed a specific brain wave that responds to details it has encountered. Continue reading →
Brain scans of a man who has been in a vegetative state for 16 years match brain scans of healthy viewers. Continue reading →
Scientists measured the short-term effects of reading using fMRI scans, and they found that reading actually changes your brain! What specifically happens? Trace is joined by Dr. Mike North to discuss their findings!
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