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Neuroimaging is commonplace, but do you know what you’re getting into? Katrina Lawrence/AFP

Adventures in blobology: 20 years of fMRI brain scanning

This month, fMRI brain imaging celebrates its 20th anniversary. And so it should. It has come to dominate cognitive neuroscience. Massive amounts of precious funding are poured into it and thousands of…

Depression diminishes ability to hate

Depression affects various areas of the brain including the area that controls the feeling of hatred, according to a study…
Neuroscience has made great gains but the best is yet to come. Jenn and Tony Bot

Picking your brains: what’s going on inside your head?

Welcome to On the brain, a new Conversation series by people whose job it is to know as much as there is to know about the body’s most complex organ. Here, Professor Geoffrey Donnan, a world-renowned stroke…

Seeing eye-to-eye is key to copying

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but how do our brains decide when and who we should copy? New research suggests…

How to navigate the brain

A new brain-mapping technique has been developed to provide rapid access to brain landmarks that were previously accessible…
Restricting food intake can trigger a process by which certain brain cells start to consume fats within their cellular structure, a study found. Flickr/dierk schaefer

How hunger makes your brain eat itself

Dieting can cause brain cells to eat themselves, a new study has found. In a paper published by the journal Cell Metabolism…

Brain changes make quitters moody

Findings from a brain imaging study may provide clues for why some individuals with heavy cigarette-smoking habits experience…

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