Brain Archive
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.
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.