By Ashik Siddique | May 25, 2013 12:09 AM EDT
UCLA live-streamed the brain pacemaker implant surgery of Brad Carter, a Parkinson’s disease patient who played his guitar during the video.
By Anthony Rivas | May 19, 2013 04:10 PM EDT
Your brain's dominant side correlates with which ear you use while speaking on the phone. Researchers believe this finding will help doctors isolate the language centers in the brain before surgery.
By Ashik Siddique | May 13, 2013 07:44 PM EDT
The frontal lobes in the brain are considered the locus of human intelligence, but a new study says that their size alone does not explain how humans evolved to become smarter than other animals.
By Christie Rizk | May 10, 2013 04:56 PM EDT
A new study claims that different parts of the brain control voluntary and instructed emotional control.
By Christie Rizk | May 10, 2013 12:15 AM EDT
Researchers use small doses of a leukemia drug to treat neurodegenerative diseases in a new study.
By Ashik Siddique | May 08, 2013 06:14 PM EDT
Previous neural models of dyslexia have focused heavily on male neuroanatomy, but a new study of the reading disability finds that the brains of dyslexic women are wired differently.
By Ansa Varughese | May 08, 2013 11:59 AM EDT
UC Berkeley visual scientists tracked exactly how people predict the location of fast-moving objects, such as baseballs and cars.
By Ansa Varughese | May 02, 2013 12:23 PM EDT
Researchers found a dual-parent household boosts greater production of brain cells in offspring than a single-parent household.
By Anthony Rivas | May 02, 2013 12:12 AM EDT
Scientists have discovered how mammal's auditory centers translate information into decisions.
By Ashik Siddique | May 01, 2013 12:05 AM EDT
A rare brain condition called Developmental Topographical Disorientation (DTD), or developmental topographagnosia, leaves people completely unable to navigate their surroundings.
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 12, 2013 08:48 PM EDT
A new study explains how cocoa compounds fight the neuronal cell death that leads to Alzheimer's disease and dementia, on a molecular level in the brain.
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 12, 2013 06:50 AM EDT
Neuroimaging explains what happens in your brain when you love a new music track so much you want to download it. Whether it’s a crescendo or a beat drop, your nucleus accumbens brings the pleasure.
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 11, 2013 12:55 AM EDT
A new study finds that athletes with high fitness levels have better sustained attention benefits than students who do not regularly exercise or practice sports.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 14, 2013 11:56 PM EDT
Preemies are at higher risk for health problems; a new brain activity monitor can detect premature baby development problems before they progress.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 06, 2013 10:34 PM EST
A breakthrough in eating disorder treatment finds that an electric brain implant can ease severe anorexia symptoms by stimulating appetite and lifting mood.