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Hormones deliver long-range, long-lasting messages all over the body.
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Internal clocks guide when you sleep, when you wake up, and when you get hungry.
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For those with PTSD, a stressor linked to a memory of a harrowing, traumatic event produces a grave sense of danger or fear — inducing a pronounced fight-or-flight response.
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Smoking nicotine and drinking alcohol are common risk factors that can lead to premature death. Learn how both substances impact our bodies and can lead to addiction.
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A flow state can occur during a period of intense focus, absence of worrying, high responsiveness, and dissipation of self-consciousness.
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Brain-machine interfaces convert our brain signals to actions and are powered by electricity. The same power source may be used to treat diseases and disorders.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in August 2022.
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Our body’s natural sleep-wake rhythm, or circadian rhythm, helps us stay healthy and function throughout our daily lives.
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Some arousal states direct the brain’s sensory processing toward a limited number of stimuli.
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Arousal is a physiological state involving brain and body changes that motivate behavior and enable response to stimuli.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in June 2022.
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One art student draws attention to lacking neuroscience research with her sculpture of the female homunculus.
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