Thomas Edison was on to something...
The hallucinations that characterize schizophrenia may be due to a "reality threshold" that is lower than it should be.
People with aphantasia cannot conjure mental images, either original or from memory.
A recent study highlights the astounding adaptability of the human brain.
The discovery has enormous implications for the development of novel anti-anxiety medications.
Neuroscientists hope to learn more in the hope of finding a way to reverse dementia.
Adolescents’ brains are highly capable, if inconsistent, during this critical age of exploration and development. They are also acutely tuned into rewards.
Like sneaking veggies into dessert, these board games teach STEM, strategy, and executive functions through the joys of play.
A study shows that the brains of lonely individuals respond in odd ways to visual stimuli, while those of non-lonely people react similarly.
"You gotta know when to fold 'em."
A recent study is the first to fabricate electronic components from endogenous molecules.
Research suggests parenthood helps couples tune into each other's minds and emotional states.
The content of our long-term memories is constantly "reconstructed" by our brains. The same is true of memories formed mere seconds ago.
The lack of friendship is particularly a problem for men. But there are easy ways to make friends.
Our brainwaves naturally synchronize with external stimuli like flickering lights. Here's how the phenomenon might boost learning.
Do you think other people are happier than you?
This was largely a philosophical question until 2005, when a surgical team in France performed the first partial face transplant.
Ketamine-assisted psychotherapy utilizes a non-ordinary state of consciousness to heal.
You know that ghostly feeling that someone is nearby even though nobody is? It could be a trick of neural timing.
The ability to decode acoustic information from brain activity aids the development of brain-computer interfaces that restore communication in patients who suffer paralysis.
Tasting sounds and hearing colors.
A new study provides the most detailed look at brains on psychedelics to date.