Brain Archive
20 August 2013, 08:43 AM ET
In its size and scope, Obama's brain-mapping project could claim a place in human culture on par with previous landmarks, like the moon landings and the Human Genome Project, experts say.
14 August 2013, 04:38 PM ET
It lives in warm waters and can swim up your nose to your brain, but fortunately infections are rare.
13 August 2013, 07:18 PM ET
Giving verbal cues can alter what you see.
13 August 2013, 10:25 AM ET
Using condoms is a good thing. Using used condoms, well, not so much.
01 August 2013, 03:15 PM ET
Camping helps reset your internal timekeeper.
26 July 2013, 01:43 PM ET
False memories can be implanted in mice and presumably humans.
16 July 2013, 04:00 PM ET
Drinking plain old water may help improve mental performance, a new study suggests. In the study, participants who drank water before a test had improved reaction times.
09 July 2013, 09:53 AM ET
How post-traumatic stress disorder develops has remained mysterious, but now researchers say that brain studies illuminate the changes that may lead to PTSD
01 July 2013, 09:03 AM ET
A popular way to gaze at the Hong Kong skyline that millions of people take advantage of every year is to ride a tram there up Victoria Peak, Hong Kong's highest mountain. The skyscrapers appear to fall away from passengers, toward the peak of the mountai
28 June 2013, 07:08 AM ET
A woman in the Netherlands went to her doctor complaining of unwanted orgasms that started in her foot.
10 June 2013, 03:00 PM ET
Study reveals hints to evolution of social abilities.
10 June 2013, 07:38 AM ET
The brain is a complex organ, but scientists have developed sophisticated tools for studying it.
04 June 2013, 02:15 PM ET
The science of deception is on display in new television series.
30 May 2013, 05:23 PM ET
Many complex processes go on inside the human body every day.
29 May 2013, 03:28 PM ET
A new study examined how high blood pressure in the central arteries may predict cognitive decline.
23 May 2013, 12:00 PM ET
A simple test of how well people filter foreground from background motion can predict IQ.
19 May 2013, 02:38 PM ET
Critics say the new DSM-5 will expand the boundaries of mental illness.
15 May 2013, 05:13 PM ET
Long-term treatment with ADHD medications may impact the way patients respond to the drugs.
10 May 2013, 03:41 PM ET
Participants were tickled in the name of science inside a brain-scanning machine.
08 May 2013, 12:24 PM ET
The brain perceives moving objects to be farther along in their trajectory than what our eyes see.
24 April 2013, 06:48 PM ET
Are we getting closer to unlocking the secrets of the mind?
22 April 2013, 06:00 PM ET
A radical concept could revise theories addressing cognitive behavior.
16 April 2013, 04:30 PM ET
Regular exercise may counteract some of the deleterious effects of drinking on the brain, early results from a new study suggests.
12 April 2013, 02:30 PM ET
The brain is easily fooled into believing in phantom limbs.
05 April 2013, 05:26 PM ET
Brain map has value, but is it the best investment?
29 March 2013, 12:17 PM ET
New tool may illuminate brain's inner workings.
22 March 2013, 10:38 AM ET
New research clarifies why music and exercise make such a good team, and how to create an optimal workout playlist.
18 March 2013, 01:16 PM ET
Find out about the workings of the brain and nerves.
14 March 2013, 02:46 PM ET
Neurogrid is a computing platform that scientists hope will revolutionize our understanding of the brain.
07 March 2013, 06:08 PM ET
A reduced ability to remember words at the beginning of a list may be an early sign of mental decline.
12 February 2013, 09:00 AM ET
Neuroscientists determine famous trick's surprising ability to manipulate audiences.
07 February 2013, 07:43 PM ET
It's clear that a human brain knows a good tune when it hears one.
03 February 2013, 07:45 PM ET
These brain tricks and illusions show how our brains work in fast- and slow-thinking methods.
02 February 2013, 04:51 PM ET
Childhood obesity may be a risk factor for multiple sclerosis, a new study suggests.
31 January 2013, 06:07 PM ET
A brain on alcohol is a noggin' that's conducive to a fight.
30 January 2013, 04:13 PM ET
Scientists have developed a way of imaging “thoughts” in a freely swimming zebrafish.