It can be difficult to convince others to change their minds about a topic, sometimes even despite compelling evidence. Why? What happens in the brain?
Playing the drums requires coordination between all four limbs. A new study asks whether, over years of practice, this alters the brain’s architecture.
A new study has looked at why people who experience déjà vu sometimes have warped memories regarding the accuracy of their false predictions.
A recent study suggests novel ways of thinking about how our linguistic environments may shape subtle aspects of the ways in which we process language.
A recent study, carried out in rats, investigates which neural pathways and neurotransmitters might play a role in impulsive behavior.
GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) is an inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain. Learn how increased levels of GABA impact the brain and body. We also look at the possible benefits of taking GABA supplements.
In a new study in mice, scientists have linked a subset of brain immune cells with a defined genetic lineage to obsessive compulsion and anxiety.
Neurotransmitters are chemical messengers in the nervous system. They influence mood, muscle movement, heart rate, and many other functions. Learn more here.
The cranial nerves are a set of twelve nerves that originate in the brain. Each has a different function for sense or movement. Learn more here.
New research identifies which sounds are unbearable for the human brain and explains why we perceive them as such, uncovering complex neural connections.