Brain Archive
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.
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.
28 January 2013, 05:44 PM ET
Mouse study shows relationship between exercise and size of the brain.
25 January 2013, 01:32 PM ET
Neuromedical researcher Matthew Kerr discusses his start and work in Science.
25 January 2013, 09:45 AM ET
Matthew Kerr discusses his love for his work.
18 January 2013, 02:30 PM ET
When we get older, our brains may need to work harder to multitask, a new study suggests.
18 January 2013, 02:24 PM ET
When we get older, our brains may need to work harder to multitask, a new study suggests.
15 January 2013, 08:33 PM ET
The desire to seek thrills on the ski slope may be in your genes.
15 January 2013, 04:33 PM ET
Alzheimer's disease may cause early destruction of 'grid cells' for navigation.
08 January 2013, 06:08 PM ET
Bilingual older individuals switch between tasks faster than older adults who speak just one language.
02 January 2013, 01:22 PM ET
A single two-year mission to Mars could be enough to create the effect, scientists say.
18 December 2012, 05:17 PM ET
Hunger speaks not from the belly but from the brain.
17 December 2012, 02:15 PM ET
Expect cramps during states of exercise and dehydration.
10 December 2012, 05:20 PM ET
Molecule changes the mechanical energy of sound to the electric energy of the brain.
01 December 2012, 01:56 PM ET
The complexity of the task requires a fairly inconceivable 100 billion neurons, interconnected via trillions of synapses.
27 November 2012, 10:11 AM ET
Exposure to air pollution from cars in early life may increase the risk of autism, a new study suggests.
23 November 2012, 08:52 AM ET
Learn how one machine probes the brain.
20 November 2012, 07:14 PM ET
Hunting and gathering may have triggered brains to grow.
15 November 2012, 05:03 PM ET
Rappers' brains let go to improvise.
14 November 2012, 02:54 PM ET
Researchers turn brain activity into music using EEG in the first two clips, and a combination of EEG and functional magnetic resonance imaging in the final tune.
14 November 2012, 01:46 PM ET
People can process short sentences and solve equations before they're aware of the words and numbers in front of their eyes.
12 November 2012, 12:14 PM ET
People are gradually becoming less intelligent because the evolutionary pressure for braininess waned once humans began living in larger agricultural communities.
07 November 2012, 12:01 PM ET
The brain makes more errors when going fast because it turns up the gain on brain cells looking for information
05 November 2012, 09:39 AM ET
A stroke causes reduced blood supply to the brain.
02 November 2012, 08:09 AM ET
Brain imaging scans clearly show that the vast majority of the brain is used.
24 October 2012, 06:35 PM ET
Laughter spreads positive emotions, decreases stress, and contributes to the cohesiveness of a group.
19 October 2012, 01:05 PM ET
Weak connections in certain parts of the brain may put people at risk for PTSD.
16 October 2012, 04:00 PM ET
Motor skill regions recover first, study finds.
16 October 2012, 03:39 PM ET
A medication that helps alcohol and drug abusers may also be useful for binge eaters.
04 October 2012, 04:08 PM ET
Scientists find the moment when a rat changes its mind.