What makes some individuals good at learning languages?
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Researchers have found that some individuals have a 'language aptitude,' which depends on how their brain is organized.
Fibromyalgia can be made more difficult when the pain doesn’t seem to have a visible cause.
Unexplained, chronic pain known as fibromyalgia affects up to 5% of the population. Yet there are no effective treatment options for the millions for whom each day begins with persistent pain.
A new study of the brain structure of schizophrenics has revealed an important clue that could help treat hallucinations.
Your brain scan told me your mind would wander.
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Particular parts of an individual's brain tend to work together on certain tasks. Researchers can look at these patterns of "functional connectivity" to predict traits – like the ability to pay attention.
I knew that brain was yours.
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Typically, researchers pool a bunch of brain scans to figure out the average way brains handle certain tasks. Instead, could they pick out individual brain profiles from a stack of 126 people's scans?
The least-processed form of cocoa may improve brain cell activity in Alzheimer’s disease patients. Researchers tested the…