Why do we yawn, and furthermore, why is yawning contagious? Have you asked yourself that question? I know that I have done it many times.
It is one of the strangest cases of our brain impacting our perception of reality. It is called anosignosia.
Learning to sing promotes structural changes in the brain that help you learn.
Research on the connection between your gut and your brain is still in its infancy.
We are creatures dependent on water. There is no doubt that our bodies tell us when we need water by making us thirsty and desirous of more. But how does thirst work?
Each year, over half a million people experience a stroke for the first time. Today many things can be done at the hospital to help.
We need to screen for dementia because there are things we can do to slow down progress and possibly buy time until better drugs come along.
The effects of a stroke depend on several things including the location of the damage and how much of the brain is affected.
Researchers are looking at what parts of the brain control the ‘fight or flight’ response.
We know there are brain cells in specific parts of the brain that seem to turn on only in response to pictures or individual images.
A study of over 32,000 women has been released that takes a look at what can be done to reduce the incidence of stroke.
According to new research, stress and personality may influence a person’s lifestyle choices, which could lead to Alzheimer’s.
A study by the nation’s largest brain bank found evidence of a degenerative brain disease in 76 of 79 former football players it examined.
It’s a phenomenon called “Sleep Drunkenness” or “Confusional Arousal.” For the one out of seven Americans who do suffer from this, it’s a major issue.
You’ve heard of sleep apnea and sleepwalking, but what about “sleep drunkenness”?