Neuroscience

18 July 2017

A region of the brain called the intraparietal sulcus becomes more active when volunteers expect to receive a shock.

13 June 2017

The myth busting continues, how much of our brain do we use?

09 May 2017

What are the advantages of being bilingual? And does it help us later in life?

09 May 2017

How does our brain turn speech into meanings? Does the answer lie within learning nursery rhymes...?

09 May 2017

Stroke occurs every 2 seconds worldwide. Tom Crawford spoke to Ewan St John Smith about how naked mole rats may be able...

30 April 2017

Artificial stimulation of the brain can boost performance in certain memory tasks.

11 April 2017

Turning embryonic stem cells into nerve cells and implanting them in the brain...

02 April 2017

Handedness has its origins in the spinal cord

02 April 2017

Sensors on the surface of the brain help paralysed people to communicate

14 March 2017

People with OCD find it hard to learn when something is safe, which could explain why treatments don't always work...

28 February 2017

Cocaine-use has been linked with a build-up of iron in the brain.

21 February 2017

Are psychopaths really super smart?

21 February 2017

Simulations illuminate a tradeoff between speed and precision in the movement of proteins and other molecules around...

21 February 2017

Decreased blood flow in the brain is responsible for post-seizure symptoms in rats with epilepsy

14 February 2017

Do the neurons in our bodies really behave like a sushi conveyor belt?

31 January 2017

What other uses could there be for optogenetics?

31 January 2017

Could optogenetics be used to treat human brain conditions?

31 January 2017

What kind of things can we study using optogenetics?

31 January 2017

What is optogenetics and how does it work?

17 January 2017

Laughter is a big part of the way we interact, but why?

05 January 2017

Can you use science to get a date?

29 December 2016

What constitutes a "good" dance?

15 December 2016

The size and nutritional content of meals influences how sleepy a fly feels afterwards...

05 December 2016

What do they all have in common? They light up the same pathways in the brain...