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After watching this, your brain will not be the same |...

In a classic research-based TEDx Talk, Dr. Lara Boyd describes how neuroplasticity gives you the power to shape the brain you want. Recorded at...

Like Video Games, Your Brain Has a Physics Engine That Simulates...

  Picture this: you’re standing in front of a pile of glistening avocados at a grocery store. You snatch one up, put it in your...

How Enlightenment Changes the Brain — And How You Can Become...

  Enlightenment is a traditionally mystical and slippery concept, but when it is subjected to the rigors of empirical analysis, there is a lot to...

The Brain Needs Cleaning to Stay Healthy

Summary: Researchers have identified a mechanism that keeps the brain clean during neurodegenerative diseases. Source: PLOS.   Research led by the Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience, the...

How Multitasking Depletes Your Brain's Resources — And How to Restore...

Multitasking is a myth, says McGill University Psychology Professor Daniel Levitin. Switching concentration across tasks comes at a neurological cost, depleting chemicals we need...

Electronic devices that melt in your brain

Bioresorbable devices promise to help eliminate the risks, cost, and discomfort associated with surgical extraction of current devices.     Illustration of the construction of a bioresorbable...

Scientists turn skin cells into heart and brain cells using only...

Closer to the natural regeneration that happens in animals like newts and salamanders and no medical-safety and embryo concerns Neurons created from chemically induced neural...

Can You Download Knowledge Into Your Brain With Electricity?

Image: Shutterstock.com   A cognitive neuroscientist and his team at HRL Laboratories in Malibu, California, seem to have achieved the impossible. According to a press release, the...

This Factor Is Key to Your Attractiveness

CSA Images/Getty Images/Vetta Humans are drawn to one another for countless reasons, and the fact that we’re often drawn to people who seem to “get...

Can You Download Knowledge Into Your Brain With Electricity?

A cognitive neuroscientist and his team at HRL Laboratories in Malibu, California, seem to have achieved the impossible. According to a press release, the team...

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