Researchers have demonstrated that long-term marijuana use disrupts the natural reward circuitry of the brain.
As we grow older, our memory span declines. Studies show that seafood helps keep your memory intact and concentrate.
Drawing pictures of information that needs to be remembered is a strong and reliable strategy to enhance memory.
A small lens-shaped cluster of densely packed neurons in the midbrain is to be blamed.
Our brain operates in a very sporadic, periodic way, with lots of gaps in between the information the brain represents.
The more you share on Facebook, greater is the connectivity of both the medial prefrontal cortex and precuneus.
Scientists have found a network of brain regions involved in self-disclosure on Facebook.
Unhealthy eating behaviours and obesity could reflect an imbalance in the functional connectivity of brain areas associated with response inhibition, impulsivity and reward.
According to a study, brain’s memory capacity is 10 times more than thought.
It’s not plain bad luck. The reason behind your poker losses lies in your brain.
Researchers now want to study the phenomenon in patients with neurological disorders, who may suffer from disrupted connectivity.
Neuroplasticity — the ability of brain cells to change with experience — occurs in adults too, and exercise was found to enhance the process.
Neural privacy is important to humans, and brain-to-brain interfaces may not be sensible or practical, scientists have cautioned.
The study concluded, “Habitual aerobic exercise ameliorates vascular health, an effect which may further translate into improved cognitive performance.”
They examined the extent to which grey matter density in 176 participants predicted their scores on tests that rated their levels for cognitive empathy compared to affective or emotional empathy.