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Stare at these colors for 20 seconds and see what happens.
Biting into the "hottest pepper in the world" sounds painful enough. But for one man, the daring feat resulted in excruciating headaches.
Scans show people who can endure greater risk share certain neurological features.
A new study finds baby nerve cells even in very old brains. But the research remains controversial.
Scientists have coaxed a minibrain into growing blood vessels and capillaries.
Nectome wants to "back up" your brain before you die, a deadly process. But following backlash, its founders say it has no plans to do so anytime soon.
MIT cut ties with the brain-preserving company citing a lack of research.
Scientists in Switzerland dosed test subjects with LSD to investigate how patients with severe mental disorders lose track of where they end and other people begin.
When our recent study met significant skepticism, we weren't surprised. After all, we ourselves remained skeptical of what we were seeing throughout our investigation.
Don't upload your brain, folks.
For women, physical fitness in midlife may do more than give the heart a boost; it may also benefit the brain, a new study from Sweden suggests.
You can interpret the image as either one of these animals or the other, but not both at the same time.
Here are nine recent studies that are changing the way we think about how to prevent dementia.
An Australian teenager who ate a garden slug on a dare was infected by a parasite that caused a debilitating brain disease, leaving him paralyzed from the neck down.
About 4 percent of the people on Earth experience a mysterious phenomenon called synesthesia.