Compared to people who took a placebo, the brains of those who took caffeine pills had a temporarily smaller gray matter volume.
Sniffing out a deal.
When we don't find ways to relieve chronic stress, personal burnout is the likely consequence.
It may be possible to give people the tools to withstand difficulty before it attaches to them.
Creative people are better able to engage brain systems that don’t typically work together.
Researchers are looking at neurons required for touch-mediated pain relief.
Pathogenic, self-propagating proteins called prions found in the brains of people with Alzheimer's are also found in Down syndrome patients.
And it's much, much less expensive.
People engage in creative thinking every day, whether they realize it or not.
When you can't enter flow, you can still lean on your internal rhythm.
Over time, different structures in the brain come to play unique roles in the storage and retrieval of long-term memories.
Solving difficult visual puzzles seems to help the brain "rewire" itself by forming new neural pathways.
The "subarachnoidal lymphatic-like membrane" helps shield and protect the brain.
When boredom creeps in, many of us turn to social media. But that may be preventing us from reaching a transformative level of boredom.
The cost of seeing yourself as a thief is pretty steep, the results of a 2019 study suggest.
Sharing food and kissing are among the signals babies use to interpret their social world, according to a new study.
Or, how I learned to stop worrying and love my tsundoku.
They could also "turn off" their fear.
Honeybees join humans as the only known animals that can tell the difference between odd and even numbers
Parity tasks (such as odd and even categorisation) are considered abstract and high-level numerical concepts in humans.
Sleep less, sleep less, sleep more.
Belief in God and the afterlife increased, while belief in superstition decreased.
For college students, it's the early afternoon.
To prevent overloading the memory system, the brain may have a mechanism that tosses out certain types of memories.
What you see is what you hear.
The research could aid the development of more effective treatments for conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).