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Scientists struggle to explain the mind in terms of the molecule
The story of a startling reflection
Your brain may remember something, even when you can’t
Scientists pinpoint the region of the brain that controls your comfort zone.
Neuroscientists at New York University study longtime meditators to glean insight into how our brains work.
Personality changes might result from stem cell treatment of neurologic disorders, caution scientists and philosophers at Johns Hopkins University
Could prions, the proteins that cause diseases like Mad Cow, also be crucial to normal brain functioning?
A new brain imaging tool may show us how our brains work.
Study alerts Everest climbers to pay attention to early warning signs of cerebral edema.
The complex natural processes involved in overeating and weight gain make finding a successful treatment a challenge.
A glass of red wine or a few too many has been known to make morning-after memory a touch foggy. But, in moderation, this beverage may prove a potent adversary […]
An enzyme could offer clues to a new treatment for multiple sclerosis.
Researchers use lab rats to examine the role of choice in drug-seeking behavior.
Transorbital lobotomy. A sort of clinical-sounding affair that amounted to nothing more than the insertion of a couple of ice picks into a hapless patient’s brain by way of the […]
At first glance – or puff – marijuana might seem like a less-than-ideal candidate for boosting memory. But if you’re an aging lab rat at the Ohio State University department […]