Neuroscientists analysed the brains of 210 healthy young adults. The result was a modern atlas of the human brain, 97 areas of which have never been described before.
How does your brain deal with the ambiguous and variable visual information your eyes collect? Neuroscientists think it bets on what's the most likely version of reality.
Fresh hope for sufferers of mental illness.
Different animals and different behaviors rely on various forms and combinations of 'government' to carry out desired actions.
Some cognitive enhancers can reduce the brain power of high performers by weakening their memory.
Language, culture and brain development all contribute to 'childhood amnesia'.
Research has found a link between experiencing migraine headaches in adulthood and experiencing emotional abuse in childhood. So how strong is the link?
The next generation of neuroprosthetics could communicate directly with the brain to tackle diseases such as epilepsy and blindness.
Why we can't help feeling affection for babies, puppies, dolls, teddies and even miniature products.
Transhumanism sees mind uploading as the ultimate destiny of humanity, but it's actually a dangerous distraction.
Doctors are working to reconnect the brain to paralysed limbs.
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?
Neuropsychological tests of football players can help predict their performance, according to research.
Body identity integrity disorder is a strange and very distressing condition. A shift towards treating it as a neuroscientific problem could be the key to a cure.
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.
Some believe neuroscience should change the way we punish criminals, but courts have been slow to embrace new approaches.
Drinking booze can have some quite different effects on brain and body.
Weight lost is often weight re-gained. Learning how to manage stress and find comfort are overlooked tools.
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.