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.
12 July 2010, 09:11 AM ET
Watching human baby brains grow is a little like watching evolution in action
06 July 2010, 08:52 AM ET
Getting over romantic rejection might be akin to kicking an addiction, new research on the brain suggests.
29 June 2010, 11:04 AM ET
A boost in the brain's "feel good" chemical dopamine makes humans more impulsive, a new study suggests.
23 June 2010, 06:39 AM ET
The size of certain brain regions agrees with people's personalities, a new study suggests.
23 June 2010, 06:04 AM ET
The ability to have courage and overcome fears might be due to a certain brain region
23 June 2010, 03:05 AM ET
A drug can reduce fear in rats in much the same way training does, a new study suggests.
22 June 2010, 03:53 AM ET
Botox injections don't just limit your ability to express emotions; they also limit your ability to feel emotions, research suggests.
18 June 2010, 08:02 AM ET
Women may be more prone to psychiatric disorders such as depression due to differences in how their brain responses to certain hormones, a new study suggests.
18 June 2010, 06:01 AM ET
Rat brain cells living in a lab dish can be trained to keep time, a new study finds.
14 June 2010, 09:02 AM ET
The brain maintains a model of the hand in which our fingers are perceived to be shorter and our hands fatter than they actually are, a new study finds.
09 June 2010, 06:54 AM ET
Single brain cells, if confronted with a difficult task, can identify objects.
09 June 2010, 06:00 AM ET
A new study reveals more about exactly what goes on in the brain as we form habits, transitioning from intense concentration to autopilot
07 June 2010, 04:44 AM ET
As our understanding of the neuroscience of violence changes, the law will have to change with it.
04 June 2010, 09:23 AM ET
A new study on acoustic memorization reveals a remarkable ability of the brain to recognize patterns in complex sound and noise.
04 June 2010, 04:27 AM ET
Teens tend to take risks, or do stupid things. Now researchers have found biological underpinnings in the brain to explain the risky behavior.
01 June 2010, 09:45 AM ET
Education not only delays the early symptoms of dementia, but can also delay the development of the disease, a new study has determined.
27 May 2010, 05:21 AM ET
A new type of stem cell has been discovered in the human brain that might partly explain why humans have bigger brains than other animals, a new study finds
26 May 2010, 10:12 AM ET
Anorexics with the eating disorder in which they lose excessive weight also have shrinking brains. But regaining the weight can also reverse the reduction in brain volume.
25 May 2010, 02:04 AM ET
The key to intelligence may be the ability to remember many things at once. A new memory test can predict this IQ.
21 May 2010, 04:27 AM ET
Belly fat might increase the risk of dementia, a new study suggests
19 May 2010, 03:34 AM ET
The reason for the link between creativity and mental illness could lie in the way the brain is set up to respond to the brain chemical dopamine, a new study says.
18 May 2010, 02:59 AM ET
Eureka moments are reflected in the brain at a neural level. These "aha" moments form in the prefrontal cortex.
15 May 2010, 04:19 AM ET
Mechanism in the memory center of newborn adjusts the maturation of the brain.