By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 17, 2013 09:11 AM EDT
A Cincinnati man was convicted Thursday after his alleged, paralyzed victim identified him by blinking his eyes.
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 08, 2013 05:00 PM EDT
As the eyes age, the brain kicks in to keep color vision in tact, new research suggests.
By Christie Rizk | May 02, 2013 05:06 PM EDT
NIH researchers used Botox and other similar toxins to examine how brain cells communicate, and discover a new function for a group of proteins called SNARES.
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 Nsikan Akpan | Apr 24, 2013 09:01 AM EDT
Scientists report that brain activity can predict which anti-smoking TV commercials will be the most convincing.
By Ansa Varughese | Apr 22, 2013 10:26 AM EDT
A new study reveals which regions of the brain responsible for figuring out how to run a search and rescue.
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 | Apr 04, 2013 10:57 PM EDT
In a groundbreaking brain imaging study, researchers developed a computer learning model that can accurately predict what a sleeping person sees in their dreams from fMRI brain imaging.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 28, 2013 08:49 PM EDT
Predicting criminal behavior before it occurs may be possible with brain scans of the anterior cingulate cortex, a neural area responsible for impulsive behavior.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 19, 2013 07:57 PM EDT
Wireless brain implants can now transmit data from moving animals– a breakthrough that brings functional mind-controlled prosthetics closer to reality.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mar 19, 2013 03:03 PM EDT
By analyzing the brain EEG patterns of adolescence it was found that they steadily build connections until age 8 and then start to prune unused connections to increase problem-solving skills.
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 15, 2012 03:17 PM EDT
Being a bookworm is not a bad thing at all. Children who read perform better in school, have a healthy self-image and become lifelong learners, according to the Reading is Fundamental organization.
By Makini Brice | Oct 15, 2012 02:59 PM EDT
What's the opposite of a silver lining?
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 08, 2012 11:56 AM EDT
Researchers from the University of California, Los Angles, have found that, even during sleep, the brain behaves as if it is remembering something.