Many important studies in scientific research have been performed on animals but researchers at Stanford are now questioning the value of some of them.
Every 15 minutes sooner that a patient receives stroke treatment, there is a 4 percent reduction of stroke symptoms and deaths.
In the department of “I see how you thought that,” researchers in Germany have created the highest resolution images of the whole brain ever.
Because human brains and monkey brains are similar, the hope is that monkey studies will translate to humans.
There’s no better way to test your attention span and IQ than with brain teasers but The Great Brain Experiment is much more than just that.
One of the most common problems in medicine is something you may never have heard of. Syncope is a short-term but abrupt loss of consciousness with a complete return to normal after the episode.
Did you ever wonder why certain things taste different?
Those who did well in the math section of the PSAT showed more activity in the brain area linked to memory of math facts.
Scientists have found that blinking may be linked to how we pay attention, rather than simply a mechanism to lubricate the eyes.
Pregnancy is a critical time period in which brain function and structure develop. A new study suggests children of mothers who had high blood pressure during pregnancy showed reduced thinking abilities.
Researchers have found that emotion-processing areas of the brain become more active when people are given a tough decision.
Humans are the only animal that thinks about the future. But few scientists have looked at how we form vivid mental images of events that have not yet occurred. The best effort has been by researchers at Washington University of St. Louis.
Researchers studied the brains of more than 150 elderly individuals to determine whether amyloid beta plaques could be an indicator for Alzheimer’s.
New research explains how a protein associated with Alzheimer’s disease risk can cause vascular defects in the brain.
Researchers at Harvard are taking MRIs of the brains of fish in virtual-reality swimming systems and monitoring brain activity associated with movement for a better understanding of the human brain.