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.
14 May 2010, 04:35 AM ET
Dementia can take away the meaning of flavors, a new study finds.
10 May 2010, 04:06 AM ET
Scientists have found the sole trigger for the release of neurotransmitters in the brain.
10 May 2010, 03:53 AM ET
Problem gamblers have a stronger response in the reward section of their brains to "near misses" than do people causal gamblers.
10 May 2010, 02:31 AM ET
Electromagnetic stimulation of the brain could help treat depression.
09 May 2010, 04:42 AM ET
Scientists have found a hangover molecule in the brain that's responsible for withdrawal symptoms once alcohol drinking stops.
04 May 2010, 02:16 AM ET
Just looking at a light bulb could trigger bright ideas.
30 April 2010, 05:06 AM ET
Cat-level intelligence could be achieved with a mouse-sized artificial brain and an even smaller body.
29 April 2010, 06:48 AM ET
Some people can't remember names. Thomas Grueter can't hold onto a face. And there are probably many others like him that stay under the radar.
26 April 2010, 10:20 AM ET
Regular exercise is good for the brain as well as the body, new research on monkeys suggests.
22 April 2010, 07:03 AM ET
Dreams boost learning and help us make sense of the real world. A new study may be the first to show this connection between dreaming and learning.
18 April 2010, 08:04 AM ET
Brain implants made from tiny wires and silk could help control seizures and be used in brain-machine interfaces.
15 April 2010, 10:19 AM ET
Women who appear not to have body image issues have brain scans that reveal they are concerned about getting fat
15 April 2010, 09:07 AM ET
The brain is set up to manage two tasks, but not more, a new study suggests.