14 October 2010, 08:04 AM ET
Tests improve people's ability to link pieces of information together, according to a new study.
12 October 2010, 02:22 PM ET
A brain scan might one day help diagnosis people with autism, according to a new study.
12 October 2010, 10:58 AM ET
Being able to understand close friends may have been a key to human survival.
12 October 2010, 03:11 AM ET
Baby DVDs, TV shows and video games all fight for the attention of babies, students, parents and teachers.
11 October 2010, 06:49 AM ET
Many scientists say the criteria Alzheimer's are in need of an extreme makeover.
30 September 2010, 04:41 AM ET
Our brain sets a plan for both hands in motion before any one-handed action.
29 September 2010, 07:01 AM ET
The brains of stressed-out men show diminished activity in brain areas responsible for empathy and emotional processing.
22 September 2010, 06:08 AM ET
The toxic proteins of Alzheimer's disease should be destroyed by brain cells. But they aren't, and now, sciensitsts may know why.
16 September 2010, 08:05 AM ET
Two features of the brain have been linked to an individual's ability to assess their own decisions by recent research.
13 September 2010, 09:00 AM ET
Kids perceive visual information in separate pieces instead of one chunk.
13 September 2010, 06:59 AM ET
Researchers are studying how reading affects young brains.
13 September 2010, 06:02 AM ET
The brain boost may come from the fact that action video games are unpredictable so players learn how to make quick decisions on the go.
13 September 2010, 04:42 AM ET
More children are going to the emergency room for basketball-related brain injuries, a new study says.
09 September 2010, 07:59 AM ET
A new method of looking at brain scanning data can track brain development from childhood to adulthood.
08 September 2010, 07:08 AM ET
Future research on this protein could help find drugs for Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease.
07 September 2010, 08:59 AM ET
A new brain finding could allow Schaffer to keep civilians shaking in their knees (not fleeing) when he unleashes some world domination scheme.
01 September 2010, 10:02 AM ET
Reading daily may help keep dementia at bay.
27 August 2010, 03:21 AM ET
Scientists study the effect of stress on brain function in adolescents and adults.
18 August 2010, 03:48 AM ET
A new study may help explain why extroverts are more motivated to seek the company of others than are introverts.
12 August 2010, 09:49 AM ET
Researchers have discovered particular brain regions are associated with developing childhood anxiety.
09 August 2010, 05:42 AM ET
When the brain's fear center, the amygdala, isn't working, another region compensates and allows the brain to form new fear memories
05 August 2010, 08:02 AM ET
The same part of the brain that's in charge of processing our senses is also responsible, at least in part, for storing emotional memories, a new study suggest.
02 August 2010, 11:11 AM ET
Brain's emotional control areas can reduce urge to smoke
02 August 2010, 09:00 AM ET
A new study shows one way social rejection can influence physical health
30 July 2010, 07:08 AM ET
The Whole Brain Catalog project compiles data from across the research spectrum
30 July 2010, 06:16 AM ET
A brain chemical involved in both learning to be afraid and curbing existing fear might one day serve as a drug to help prevent anxiety and the after-effects of trauma.
29 July 2010, 05:38 AM ET
An experimental psychologist studies all forms of motion sickness, including cybersickness – a phenomenon that occurs in virtual reality environments such as those displayed by 3D movies.
28 July 2010, 03:19 AM ET
Sexually active rats were also less anxious than virgins.
27 July 2010, 04:37 AM ET
New research may help solve the mystery of why certain types of fish accumulate more mercury than others.
26 July 2010, 09:01 AM ET
Our brains are coupled in conversation when we understand each other.
22 July 2010, 02:08 AM ET
Cognitive strengths and weaknesses, meaningful for career choice, show up in brain scans.
20 July 2010, 01:13 AM ET
Learning to play a musical instrument changes your brain.
19 July 2010, 05:39 AM ET
The type and location of the aneurysm will determine the symptoms.
15 July 2010, 08:02 AM ET
Star-shape brain cells called astrocytes might play a key role in controlling breathing
13 July 2010, 02:08 AM ET
Images typically missed by the eye can become visible when one hears the name of the object in question.
12 July 2010, 10:27 AM ET
If you want to perfect a chip shot, constant drills with your wedge may not help. Find out what will.