Latest Cognitive neuroscience Stories
A new study found the frontal lobes of humans are not disproportionately larger compared to other parts of the brain, suggesting that other brain regions may play a more critical role in our unique cognitive abilities than previously thought.
NewYorker.com claims brain games are bogus.
There may be a way for older people to prevent natural aging of their minds, and it could be as simple as playing a video game.
Prisoners who are psychopaths lack the basic neurophysiological "hardwiring" that enables them to care for others.
A specific region of the brain is in play when children consider their identity and social status as they transition into adolescence -- that often-turbulent time of reaching puberty and entering middle school.
Certain diseases are caused by single gene mutations, and with current techniques for identifying the disease-causing gene producing hundreds of potential gene candidates, it is difficult for scientists to pinpoint the single causative gene.
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