Latest Human brain Stories
Chronic alcohol abuse can severely damage the nervous system, particularly cognitive functions, cerebral metabolism, and brain morphology.
A team of scientists has found that in different animals, the two traits of brain size and body size are driven by different evolutionary mechanisms.
An Evolutionary Biologist at The University of Manchester, working with scientists in the United States, has found compelling evidence that parts of the brain can evolve independently from each other.
A new study from Kyoto University shows that human's superior brain size in comparison to chimpanzees can be traced back to the womb.
A research team from the Allen Institute for Brain Science reports that human brains share a consistent genetic blueprint and possess enormous biochemical complexity. The findings, published in Nature, stem from the first in-depth and large-scale analysis of the vast data set publicly available in the Allen Human Brain Atlas. Experts say it may be the "Rosetta Stone" for understanding the relationship between genes and the brain.
Welcome to fear, my friends, as researchers from the University of California and University of Oxford in Geneva have found a way to “hack” into the human brain.
Ancient Greek philosophers considered the ability to "know thyself" as the pinnacle of humanity.
Caltech researchers study over 300 lesion patients
A mysterious region deep in the human brain could be where we sort through the onslaught of stimuli from the outside world and focus on the information most important to our behavior and survival, Princeton University researchers have found.
Neuroscientists at the University of Rochester Medical Center found a system that can drain the waste from the brain; it was previously unrecognized by scientists.
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