Over time, different structures in the brain come to play unique roles in the storage and retrieval of long-term memories.
Solving difficult visual puzzles seems to help the brain "rewire" itself by forming new neural pathways.
The "subarachnoidal lymphatic-like membrane" helps shield and protect the brain.
Sharing food and kissing are among the signals babies use to interpret their social world, according to a new study.
They could also "turn off" their fear.
Of the world's 300 honey varieties, none is stranger and more dangerous than mad honey.
Honeybees join humans as the only known animals that can tell the difference between odd and even numbers
Parity tasks (such as odd and even categorisation) are considered abstract and high-level numerical concepts in humans.
Sleep less, sleep less, sleep more.
Belief in God and the afterlife increased, while belief in superstition decreased.
To prevent overloading the memory system, the brain may have a mechanism that tosses out certain types of memories.
What you see is what you hear.
The research could aid the development of more effective treatments for conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Sight helps you see a room, but interoception lets you sense it from inside your own body.
Fathers’ brains adjust their structure and function to parenthood.
A recent study reveals how nerve insulation becomes impaired in the brains of Alzheimer's patients.
Bilingualism confers various mental health and social benefits. Perhaps knowing a second alphabet confers even more.
An independent researcher looks into why there's such strong opposition to her research.
Ancient humans may have evolved to slumber efficiently — and in a crowd.
New memories appear to be stabilized in the brain by a neurotransmitter called gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA).