A baby’s first steps
Many types of brain injury and disease, including autoimmune encephalitis, can cause a language disorder named aphasia that affects at least 2 million Americans
Socially distancing from each other has been tough, and being alone also has biological consequences. However, being alone and being lonely are not the same.
Some scientific experiments are odd, but without this strange experiment neuroscientists would not be very ‘hoppy’. Learn about what neuroscience’s history owes to frogs and an Italian scientist born in the 18th century.
Research finds that learning to speak more than one language, especially as a child, leads to long-lasting cognitive benefits.
The blood-brain barrier plays a critical role in protecting the brain. However, sleep loss can lower its defenses, increasing the vulnerability of the brain.