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.
Some smokers who are able to quit might actually be hard-wired for success, says a study.
The brains of babies “light up” in a similar way to adults when exposed to a painful stimulus, suggesting they feel pain much like adults do, a first of its kind study using MRI on infant pain has found. The study by Oxford University researchers looked at 10 healthy infants aged between one and six […]
An important brain area involved in making moral decisions lights up in scans when killing a person is not justified.
When children witness “good” or “bad” behaviour, their brains show an immediate emotional response.
Researchers found that the brains of obese kids are hypersensitive to sugar.
Having proper sleep every night may protect your brain from degeneration, else there is an increased risk of dementia.
The longer someone talks over the phone , the more likely is he/she to develop glioma, a deadly form of brain cancer.