Read the latest neuroscience news making headlines around the world.
Researchers in Pittsburgh, using a brain-computer interface, have shown why learning something similar to what you already know--a repertoire of previous knowledge--makes learning new things easier.
Scientific studies suggest that differences in the prefrontal cortex could account for the impulsive actions of young people.
At a recent event hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, neuroscientists and cognitive psychologists got together with filmmakers to discuss what both groups have learned.
A new study suggests humans take longer than other primates to grow up because their larger brains divert energy from body growth during childhood.
The findings may explain symptoms of autism like oversensitivity to noise, as well as why many people with autism also have epilepsy.
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