Neuroscience in the News

People who are suicidal seem to have unusual patterns of brain activity.
  • 02 Dec 2019
  • New Scientist
Tiny air pollutants may cause changes in brain structure that resemble those of Alzheimer’s disease.
  • 02 Dec 2019
  • New York Times
Worrying about sleep is perhaps the most counterproductive thing you can do, no matter how many gadgets try to tell you otherwise.
  • 02 Dec 2019
  • WIRED
New scans showed how the brains of people who had a hemisphere removed in childhood continue to function.
  • 22 Nov 2019
  • New York Times
When we hear a sentence, or a line of poetry, our brains automatically transform the stream of sound into a sequence of syllables.
  • 22 Nov 2019
  • NPR Shots Blog
Activity in this circuit predicted which animals would keep drinking despite negative consequences.
  • 22 Nov 2019
  • Scientific American
An ability to read and write, even with little or no schooling, could offer protection.
  • 15 Nov 2019
  • Scientific American
Here's what a good night's sleep and earthquakes have in common.
  • 15 Nov 2019
  • Inverse
Researchers discovered that our brains "sketch out" portions of scenes that are not visible — much like how an artist sketches out a scene before filling the remaining details.
  • 15 Nov 2019
  • Medical Xpress
There's new evidence that girls start out with the same math abilities as boys.
  • 08 Nov 2019
  • NPR
Two-thirds of Alzheimer’s patients are women. My foggy 53-year-old brain could help explain why.
  • 08 Nov 2019
  • The Atlantic
Over the last decade, scientists have been discovering that microglia, a type of immune cell that resides in the brain, do more than respond to illness and infection.
  • 04 Nov 2019
  • Medical News Today

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