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New switch can make computer chips learn to work like human brain

A synpase has been developed by scientists, that can learn to operate like its human brain counterpart. This could make the creation of nuromorphic computers simpler.

CES 2018: Nissan to offer futuristic car running on brain waves

Among the many attractions of CES 2018, Nissan intends to launch a car, that drives according to your thought patterns, and analyses brainwaves for every movement.


Lack of sleep may cause your brain to 'eat' itself: study

Scientists have found that lack of sleep may increase risk of Alzheimer's disease and other neurological disorders.

Long-term marijuana use can disrupt brain's reward process

Researchers have demonstrated that long-term marijuana use disrupts the natural reward circuitry of the brain.

Eating a full course seafood meal once a week can help you stay sharp

As we grow older, our memory span declines. Studies show that seafood helps keep your memory intact and concentrate.

Want to remember something? Ditch writing it down, turn to drawing

Drawing pictures of information that needs to be remembered is a strong and reliable strategy to enhance memory.


Suffer from derailed train of thought very often? It's not your fault

A small lens-shaped cluster of densely packed neurons in the midbrain is to be blamed.

Here's a sneak peek into how our working memory functions

Our brain operates in a very sporadic, periodic way, with lots of gaps in between the information the brain represents.

Here's what your brain does when you reveal more on Facebook

The more you share on Facebook, greater is the connectivity of both the medial prefrontal cortex and precuneus.

Here's why you keep sharing stuff about yourself on Facebook

Scientists have found a network of brain regions involved in self-disclosure on Facebook.