Although humans have explored the earth and gained insights into far flung reaches of the universe, our brains remain mysterious. Indeed, the human brain has been described as the most complex...
Mainland research on stem cells could point the way to an effective treatment for Huntington's disease, an inherited incurable degenerative brain disorder.
Younger Brain, Sharper Mind
by Eric Braverman
How fast can you think? Are you suave and deft at witty retorts or sluggish? The answer depends on how...
Language sculpts the brain - physically. On this premise, a revolution in linguistics and neuroscience has been taking place right under our noses.
It is a common showbiz adage that films about animals almost always draw an audience, but a new study proves this is not a myth - it is a function of the human brain.
We learn a new word, or make a new friend, or taste a new dish, or undertake any of the innumerable things we do from day to day, and the experience is somehow etched into our brain and filed away...
We want new contestants for the next round of Brain Game.
Another Day in the Frontal Lobe
by Katrina S. Firlik
By the age of five, the brain is already about 90 per cent of its adult size.
The brain uses 20 per cent of all the __________we breathe.
With the development of technology, we have begun to rely heavily on the latest gadgets to remember the simplest things, be it birthdays, dental appointments or just people's names.
It's not for nothing that a new Japanese tearjerker, released this week in local cinemas, is called One Litre of Tears. Everyone is given a pack of Kleenex (pictured) before they enter the cinema...
Airheads that we are, we compare the human brain to whatever technology has the gee-whizz factor at that time. The history of neuroscience abounds with analogies.