Neuroscience in the News

Scientists stuck 11 dogs in fMRI scanners to see if their brains had a knack for quantity.
  • 20 Dec 2019
  • Smithsonian
A review of the science finds evidence that yoga enhances many of the same brain structures and functions that benefit from aerobic exercise.
  • 13 Dec 2019
  • Medical Xpress
A striking new study has tracked the effects of extreme isolation on the brains of nine crew members who spent 14 months living on a remote research station in Antarctica.
  • 13 Dec 2019
  • New Atlas
The disease may begin in the womb and require treatment early in life.
  • 13 Dec 2019
  • Scientific American
Tiny air pollutants may cause changes in brain structure that resemble those of Alzheimer’s disease.
  • 02 Dec 2019
  • New York Times
People who are suicidal seem to have unusual patterns of brain activity.
  • 02 Dec 2019
  • New Scientist
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
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
New scans showed how the brains of people who had a hemisphere removed in childhood continue to function.
  • 22 Nov 2019
  • New York Times
An ability to read and write, even with little or no schooling, could offer protection.
  • 15 Nov 2019
  • Scientific American
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

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