People with OCD find it hard to learn when something is safe, which could explain why treatments don't always work...
Cocaine-use has been linked with a build-up of iron in the brain.
Are psychopaths really super smart?
Simulations illuminate a tradeoff between speed and precision in the movement of proteins and other molecules around...
Decreased blood flow in the brain is responsible for post-seizure symptoms in rats with epilepsy
Do the neurons in our bodies really behave like a sushi conveyor belt?
What other uses could there be for optogenetics?
Could optogenetics be used to treat human brain conditions?
What kind of things can we study using optogenetics?
What is optogenetics and how does it work?
Laughter is a big part of the way we interact, but why?
Can you use science to get a date?
What constitutes a "good" dance?
The size and nutritional content of meals influences how sleepy a fly feels afterwards...
What do they all have in common? They light up the same pathways in the brain...
A new technique could make it easier, and less traumatic, to get over phobias.
Could our navigation technology actually be getting in the way of looking where we are going?
How does your brain help you get around familiar environments?
Indira Raman offers her perspective on being a scientist who is a woman...
The rubber hand illusion and feelings of disembodiment...
Do scientists have a place in Hollywood?
Why does the theme from Jaws leave us quaking, and what makes the Psycho soundtrack so scary?
Why do people pay money to be scared?
What tricks do horror movies use to frighten us?