By Susan Scutti | Thu, 12/05/2013 - 13:05
Stanford researchers have identified the anterior cingulate cortex as the area of the brain that inspires an individual to both anticipate challenge and to find the necessary motivation for surmounting it.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 08/08/2013 - 21:59
Avoiding temptation is often a conscious effort of telling yourself that you won't do something, the brain can avoid temptation unconsciously too, a new study says.
By Nsikan Akpan | Tue, 04/30/2013 - 18:41
A Utah referee is in critical condition, likely with traumatic brain injury, after a single blow to the head.
By Makini Brice | Fri, 01/25/2013 - 17:53
A 20-month-old toddler Olivia is expected to make a full recovery after a freak fall lodged a pencil into her skull.
By Makini Brice | Thu, 01/24/2013 - 13:20
Love might be blind, but it still can smell.
By Makini Brice | Thu, 01/17/2013 - 15:53
Researchers found that mice that have been selectively bred for generations to love exercise have larger midbrains.
By Makini Brice | Tue, 01/15/2013 - 14:02
High blood pressure is caused by a variety of problems: poor nutrition, smoking and stress, just for starters.
By Makini Brice | Tue, 01/15/2013 - 12:20
Researchers found that psychological stress during childhood changes certain genes in the brain.
By Makini Brice | Thu, 01/10/2013 - 13:44
NFL linebacker Junior Seau suffered from a degenerative brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy.