A new study suggests that the human brain is still conscious even while under general anesthesia.
The brain’s capacity for self-renewal is amazing.
But don’t go all Elizabeth Bathory on us just yet.
According to a recent case study, an Australian seven-year-old is the first known person to be able to see despite damage to the “seeing” part of his brain.
Children raised in stressful homes, unable to interact with their surroundings, may suffer permanent brain damage.
A new study finds evidence that our brain’s “default mode network” may help us perform routine tasks on “autopilot.”
Scientists find that patients are able to recount events that happened while they were clinically dead.
When sleeping in a new place, half of our brain is awake and alert while the other half rests.
Reviled former Google employee’s anti-women memo renews controversy about the differences between men and women’s brains.
A new study shows 110 out of 111 donated brains from former NFL players suffered from CTE, a form of brain degeneration that causes memory loss, anxiety, depression, lack of emotional control, and dementia. Overall, 202 brains of former football players were tested, from high school age up, which indicated that the longer the game was played, the more likely a player would suffer from CTE—caused by repeated sub-concussive blows.