Transhumanism sees mind uploading as the ultimate destiny of humanity, but it's actually a dangerous distraction.
It may prove to be a useful diagnostic tool for brain disorders.
Will a bit of brain stimulation to lift our spirits ahead of a night out be commonplace in the future?
Conduct disorder is not just teen rebellion, as some experts claim. Brain scans suggest that it's a psychiatric disorder.
The saying goes, with age comes wisdom, but is that really true?
An ancient brain structure called the habenula is involved in depression. Scientists are just beginning to understand how.
The brain is the most complex organ and system know to humans. It helps to create a computer model of one to find out how things work, and why things go wrong.
Evolutionary psychology could explain why the memories and friendships formed during these years seem more vivid, potent and meaningful than those from any other stage of life.
Drinking booze can have some quite different effects on brain and body.
Different parts of our brains process different things, like the facial features, voices and the gait of people we know. But it takes memory to weave them all together into a single picture.
Brain imaging study shows that we forget the context in which a traumatic event take place which could be crucial to avoiding negative loops.
You're no mug right? Think again. We all get fooled by anchoring, and probably use it ourselves as well.
What exactly is addiction? What role, if any, does choice play? And if addiction involves choice, how can we call it a "brain disease," with its implications of involuntariness?
Our heads are like radio receivers, and they can tune in to various different channels.
Researchers are trying to fill in the blanks between genetic blueprints and psychiatric disorder by studying changes in the brain.
Dementia headlines are often misleading, but it's not only journalists who are to blame.
Research shows babies begin to learn language sounds before they're even born. What about babies who hear two languages from birth? Can a baby brain specialize in two languages?
Just where in the brain is our 'ego'?
The development of 'handedness' and language are closely linked.
The theory of antimemories could help explain many cognitive problems in the brain such as autism and schizophrenia.