But what do we actually know about what happens in the brain when we consume these substances? Down to the level of single brain cells, what produces these effects? In our new paper, we tried to ...
A stark new warning claims the climate crisis is exacerbating the spread of the brain-eating amoeba that killed a child last month. The rare organism can enter the body through the nose when in ...
Special blood vessels in whale brains may protect them from pulses, caused by swimming, in their blood that would damage the brain, new UBC research has suggested. There are many theories as to ...
And finally, the brain: it is divided into two halves that are roughly the same size, and the furrows and bulges also follow a similar pattern. But the first impression is deceptive: the different ...
But a recent study from researchers at McGill University, published in the journal JAMA Network Open, offers a new reason for continuing to work on building muscle: It’s good for your brain ...
Using an animal model, scientists from the Institut Pasteur recently identified a neural signal in the hippocampus, a brain region essential for forming and recalling memories, that enables the ...
In this way, the research team was able to produce both chimpanzee brain organoids and human brain organoids. "These brain organoids allowed us to investigate a central question concerning ...
Being bored means wanting to be engaged when you can’t. It’s our brain telling us to take action, much like pain is an important signal for danger or harm. Boredom is also how our brains alert ...
As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share. By Daniela J. Lamas Dr. Lamas, a contributing Opinion writer, is a pulmonary and critical-care ...
Your brain is pretty fabulous. Around 100 billion nerve cells work together to keep you nimble and quick in your thinking. But just like the rest of the body, your brain may not be quite as ...
But this so-called lateralization, the tendency for brain regions to process certain functions more in the left or right hemisphere, varies from person to person. And not only in the minority ...