What happens to your brain when you drink?
From stroke to space travel: what the hibernating ground squirrel can teach us about the brain’s resilience
New research shows that octopuses are defying the laws of genetics…..and it’s made them more clever.
We're excited to announce that we've recruited more Penn Neuroscience graduate students who are eager to share their passion for neuroscience! You can get to know the team at our Meet the Authors page as their articles debut throughout the next month. With more writers, we are able to update our posting schedule, so look... Continue Reading →
Before we send humans on extended voyages into outer space, it is critical to understand how this foreign environment may affect our central nervous system.
We’ve known for decades that the tongue is involved in taste perception, but could the brain actually be playing a more important role?
The ability to accurately recognize faces is crucial for success in our increasingly social societies. But how do our brains do this? A recent study suggests it may be simpler than we thought.
Are animal brains the same as ours? See how differences in brain structure are reflected in different animal abilities.
What exactly is synesthesia? And what happens in the brain that allows certain people to visualize sounds, or taste words? New research suggests communication is key.
Is missing some sleep really that bad? Find out how your brain responds to sleep deprivation and how you can get a better night’s sleep!
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