How our brains take into account our recent experience
Think you have a sweet tooth just because you like the taste? A new study reveals a different reason for why you prefer sweet foods.
A recent study found that plaques in the brains of Alzheimer’s disease patients are formed when cells’ cleanup machinery becomes defective.
The cerebellum (Latin for “little brain”) plays a bigger role in our ability to socialize than you might think!
The exact cause of stuttering remains unknown, but it is probably the result of changes in certain brain structures.
Despite what you may have heard, dietary fat isn’t all bad. On the contrary, some types of dietary fats, such as omega 3 fatty acids, can positively impact mood and have a protective effect against symptoms of mood disorders like depression.
Current research is trying to understand how the brain changes when male clownfish transition into females.
Does the way we define and categorize psychological concepts match the organization of our brains, and why does it matter when studying mental illness?
Ever wonder why so much of neuroscience is done in animal models? What can animal brains tell us about human brains?
Electroconvulsive therapy is an effective treatment for some people with mental illness, but how does this so-called “shock therapy” affect the brain?
Scientists discovered a new type of rhythmicity in brain activity when rats are in a virtual reality. What does it mean to be in the matrix?
Recent developments in our understanding of how COVID-19 affects the brain have led scientists to revisit an old idea that Alzheimer’s could be virally induced.