November 11, 2013 6:47 pm
For women who are pregnant, as little as 20 minutes of exercise three times per week can advance a newborn’s brain activity, according to a new study.
October 31, 2013 3:27 pm
Can you see in the dark? Most people assume that they can’t. New research, though, may show otherwise. It turns out that most humans can see their body’s movement in total darkness, revealing a little bit more about vision and human perceptiveness.
October 7, 2013 6:27 pm
Neuroscientist Thomas Südhof, MD, professor of molecular and cellular physiology at the Stanford School of Medicine, won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
September 20, 2013 1:02 pm
Tau protein tangles that form in Alzheimer’s disease are shown in this image provided by Dr. Makoto Higuchi of the National Institute of Radiological Sciences in Japan.
September 13, 2013 6:00 pm
Children with faster verbal development may be more likely to have alcohol problems as adult, according to a new study.
August 21, 2013 1:58 pm
Neuroimaging ‘biomarker’ linked to rearrest after incarceration.
August 20, 2013 3:01 pm
Unsettling research advances bring neuroethics to the fore.
August 15, 2013 2:17 pm
The false mouse memories made the ethicists uneasy. By stimulating certain neurons in the hippocampus, Susumu Tonegawa and his colleagues caused mice to recall receiving foot shocks in a setting in which none had occurred1.
August 15, 2013 2:12 pm
The U.S. Administration on Aging predicts that by 2030, there will be about 72.1 million Americans over 60 years old, and living longer means more and more aging adults are facing a new set of health challenges: dementia and pervasive cognitive decline.
August 13, 2013 5:09 pm
The findings provide insight into the biological pathways that may predispose an individual to disease and could ultimately lead to the development of new therapeutic avenues to treat the five major psychiatric illnesses.