Do males and females experience physical pain differently?
Migraines impart an incredible amount of pain, but where is the pain coming from and how can it be controlled?
Microbes in our gut (and our poop) can impact our brain and our behavior. Could we treat brain diseases and disorders by swapping “unhealthy” microbes for “healthy” ones?
For a patient experiencing pain, the belief that a pain treatment will work can be enough to reduce their pain.
A recent study found that plaques in the brains of Alzheimer’s disease patients are formed when cells’ cleanup machinery becomes defective.
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.
Does the way we define and categorize psychological concepts match the organization of our brains, and why does it matter when studying mental illness?
Electroconvulsive therapy is an effective treatment for some people with mental illness, but how does this so-called “shock therapy” affect the brain?
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.
Neuroscience wrapped: as we move into a new year, let’s reflect on some notable discoveries in the field of neuroscience from 2021.
Restoring sight to the blind sounds like science fiction, but a recent study puts us one step closer to making this fantasy a reality.
A recent study suggests that an Alzheimer’s disease-related protein could explain why specific neurons die first.