Who — or what — really controls your mind?
New research shows that the transition from general to specific memories involves the maturation of inhibitory neurons in the hippocampus.
Neuroscientist and author Bobby Azarian explores the idea that the Universe is a self-organizing system that evolves and learns.
Plato and Carl Sagan were wrong about the human brain, says a top neuroscientist.
Neuroscientists and artists alike are making the case that we could transform the world through psychedelics.
A new study from Finland suggests that we all process the behavior of others using the same neural networks.
You don't have a "reptile brain."
Evolutionary pressures drove the formation of tribes who encoded their values in myths and symbols. Was this cooperation cursed?
The dying brain experiences a surge of electrical activity. Could this help explain the mysterious phenomena of near-death experiences?
Emotion dysregulation has been linked to unhealthy risk-taking, relationship challenges, and negative physical health outcomes.
Desperate times call for desperate measures.
Thomas Edison was on to something...
Neuroscience is beginning to provide clues about the emergence of human consciousness.
The hallucinations that characterize schizophrenia may be due to a "reality threshold" that is lower than it should be.
People with aphantasia cannot conjure mental images, either original or from memory.
A recent study highlights the astounding adaptability of the human brain.
Despite a reputation for catastrophe and cat killings, curiosity is a beneficial drive that improves our lives and well-being.
Striking differences in the composition of the gut microbiome suggest that fermented food could help those suffering from anorexia.
Neuroscience suggests that it's way better to give than to receive — and high performing people agree.
The discovery has enormous implications for the development of novel anti-anxiety medications.
Neuroscientists hope to learn more in the hope of finding a way to reverse dementia.
Adolescents’ brains are highly capable, if inconsistent, during this critical age of exploration and development. They are also acutely tuned into rewards.