Bees and wasps can recognise people's faces – despite having less than one million brain cells, compared to 86,000 million brain cells that make up a human brain.
The large human brain has been thought to result from social demands. But new research challenges this idea.
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.
Caring about someone you have never met, this new brain research suggests, may have a lot in common with caring about the people you love.
Research shows thyroid hormone, which is required for brain development in all vertebrates, is severely affected by chemicals present in our everyday cleaning products, clothing and cookware.
Study shows that multiple body parts can make use of the brain's 'hand area' in people with only one hand.