Brain

Disagreeing takes up a lot of brain real estate, reports a study

Disagreeing takes up a lot of brain real estate, reports a study

Washington: Yale researchers have devised a way to peer into the brains of two people simultaneously while they are engaged in a discussi...Read More

The crucial connection between the gut and hormones

The crucial connection between the gut and hormones

The gut shares a close contact with brain and all the major systems in our body, including immunity. DR. RASHMI RAI shows how an unhealth...Read More

Here's how brain helps us navigate social differences

Here's how brain helps us navigate social differences

Our brain responds differently if we talk to a person of a different socioeconomic background from our own compared to when we speak to s...Read More

Unlike adults, children use both brain hemispheres to understand language

Unlike adults, children use both brain hemispheres to understand language

According to Georgetown University Medical Center neuroscientists, infants and young children have brains with a superpower, of sorts.

Is thermometer gun a threat to our brain?

Is thermometer gun a threat to our brain?

A recent viral video shows a man speaking about the harmful effect of the infrared thermometer guns, which are being used all over the wo...Read More

Guiding Light: Build your brain, unleash your memory

Guiding Light: Build your brain, unleash your memory

-- Guru RudranshAt times we try to recall something but fail to do so. But as we go in solitude and think deeper, we get closer to oursel...Read More

Study reveals brain noise contains a unique signature of dream sleep

Study reveals brain noise contains a unique signature of dream sleep

The study highlighting the first (electroencephalogram) EEG measure of REM (Rapid eye moment) sleep, that allowed scientists to distingui...Read More

Researchers discover neural circuit that drives physical responses to emotional stress

Researchers discover neural circuit that drives physical responses to emotional stress

The circuit begins in deep brain areas, called the dorsal peduncular cortex and the dorsal tenia tecta (DP/DTT), that send stress signals...Read More

Knee injury affects brain and hinders recovery

Knee injury affects brain and hinders recovery

New Delhi: Structural changes in the brains of patients who undergo reconstruction to repair anterior cruciate ligament tears can hinder ...Read More

Violence and adversity at early age affects brain

Violence and adversity at early age affects brain

Washington: A research study has shown that childhood adversity is a significant problem in the US, especially for children growing up in...Read More

Decoded: How brain balances pleasure

Decoded: How brain balances pleasure

New York: Researchers have discovered a brain circuit involved in dividing the labour to handle two opposing motivations for behaviour --...Read More

Scientists working on brain-like memory device

Scientists working on brain-like memory device

Tokyo: An international joint research team led by National Institute for Materials Science in Japan is currently developing a brain-like...Read More

Brains of depressed teen kids are wired differently

Brains of depressed teen kids are wired differently

Alberta: A recent study has revealed that the brains of adolescents suffering from mental health disorders are structurally distinct from...Read More

Blame it on the brain for overeating

Blame it on the brain for overeating

A specific brain circuit has been found responsible for binge eating, weight gain along with mental disorders like drug addiction and exc...Read More

Hope for brain related genetic disorders

Hope for brain related genetic disorders

Washington: Researchers have reversed a mutation in mice that leads to the genetic disorder WAGR syndrome — which causes intellectual dis...Read More

Healthy habits may help tackle stress

Healthy habits may help tackle stress

Wellington: Without having to consume alcohol or sugar, the brain can be trained to tackle stress by inculcating healthy habits, opined n...Read More

Brain blood vessel combats Alzheimer’s disease

Brain blood vessel combats Alzheimer’s disease

New Delhi: In patients with Alzheimer’s disease, amyloid-beta protein fragments accumulate in the tissue and blood vessels of the brain, ...Read More

Mechanism to heal injured nerve found

Mechanism to heal injured nerve found

Researchers found new mechanisms that enable the regeneration of nerve fibers, which could open up new treatment approaches for the brain...Read More

How high fat diet may cause depression decoded

How high fat diet may cause depression decoded

London: Dietary fats can enter the brain through the bloodstream, and cause alterations that could lead to depression, according to a stu...Read More

Obesity can impair learning, memory

Obesity can impair learning, memory

Washington: Obesity can break down our protective blood brain barrier resulting in problems with learning and memory, a study has found. ...Read More

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