A toxicologist explains the impacts of antidepressants on fish — and no, they're not getting any happier.
Humans are good visual thinkers, too, but we tend to privilege verbal thinking.
Humans are musical animals four million years in the making, explained by music expert Michael Spitzer.
Compared to people who took a placebo, the brains of those who took caffeine pills had a temporarily smaller gray matter volume.
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.
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.
Sharing food and kissing are among the signals babies use to interpret their social world, according to a new study.
They could also "turn off" their fear.
Of the world's 300 honey varieties, none is stranger and more dangerous than mad honey.
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.
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.