Psychedelic drugs have inspired great songs and works of art. But they may also have potential for treating disease like depression and PTSD by helping to regrow damaged regions of the brain.
Experiencing and witnessing violence in their communities can lead to emotional, social and cognitive problems for kids. A new study shows it affects how their developing brains grow, as well.
Brain signals might work like people navigating without a map – and it's actually more efficient than you think.
A new study shows that most young adults know about the connection between omega-3 fats and brain and heart health. Despite this, only two out of five reported buying or eating omega-3 foods.
Where you come down on the latest internet hullabaloo depends on how your brain fills in gaps in the sounds you hear.
As well as increasing physical fitness and mental health, martial arts can boost brain cognition too.
You're more likely to know a word but not be able to produce it as you get older. Keeping fit could minimise these lapses.
When it comes to neuroscience, there's no such thing as an 'average' teenager.
The after effects of brain injury can turn lives upside down.
New weight loss approaches seek to switch off the brain patterns that drive overeating and weight regain. Here's how that works, and how it could help you.
A lot of Alzheimer's treatments focus on removing plaques in the brain. But could this be the wrong target?
Where does responsibility lie if a person acts under the influence of their brain implant? As neurotechnologies advance, a neuroethicist and a legal expert write that now's the time to hash it out.
Researchers have identified which part of the brain helps us understand and respond to social interactions.
Study of the "memory centres" of the brain in adults offers hope for detecting Alzheimer's disease earlier -- before the onset of memory loss.
Neuroscience labs around the world may need to reevaluate some of their assumptions about whether what works in animals will really produce meaningful treatments for people.
The scientists behind a controversial new study were surprised by their own results. But they carefully did all they could to 'prove a negative,' and their neurogenesis study is shaking up the field.
There are several things we can do to speed up the development of new drugs, without putting patients at risk.
Creative people seem to possess a unique connection between three brain networks that typically work separately.
Harmful proteins spread between connected neurons much like flu spreads through a social network. The finding may provide future opportunities for halting Alzheimer’s.
A new initiative called the International Brain Laboratory is tackling this fundamental mystery of neuroscience in an unusual way.