neuroscience

Kangana says she has 'built' a brain; Twitter wonders if she will discover 'coronavirus vaccine'

Kangana says she has 'built' a brain; Twitter wonders if she will discover 'coronavirus vaccine'

One user wrote, "Somehow I feel that this high level academic discussion has the potential to lead us to a Corona vaccine."

Pros and Cons of Doing Ph.D. in Neuroscience

Pros and Cons of Doing Ph.D. in Neuroscience

A neuroscientist refers to a medical scientist whose major field of investigation is neurology, or brain and diseases & disabilities ...Read More

Mind & brain: Are they the same?

Mind & brain: Are they the same?

We are ‘aware of’ the mind, but we are not ‘aware of’ the brain, writes Dr Shrirang Bakhle

Both men, women are bad at recognising faces

Both men, women are bad at recognising faces

Washington: Refuting the basic theory that women are better at recognising faces than men, a new study found no difference between men an...Read More

Oxytocin to strengthen Dad’s bonding with kids

Oxytocin to strengthen Dad’s bonding with kids

New Delhi: Fathers given boosts of the hormone oxytocin show increased activity in brain regions associated with reward and empathy when ...Read More

Healthy lifestyle may boost self-control: study

Healthy lifestyle may boost self-control: study

London: Living a healthier lifestyle – such as exercising regularly and avoiding junk food – may increase your ability to exert self-cont...Read More

What makes some people binge drink while others stay sober

What makes some people binge drink while others stay sober

Washington: Researchers have discovered a mechanism that strongly influences whether or not someone is likely to drink a lot of alcohol, ...Read More

Smartphones free up brain space, but ruin memory

Smartphones free up brain space, but ruin memory

London: Ease of accessing online contents through smartphones, tablets and laptops can free up brain space, but it makes harder to rememb...Read More

Altruism increases after you cross 45

Altruism increases after you cross 45

New York: Combining insights from psychology, behavioural economics and neuroscience, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have d...Read More

Babies Stress in pregnancy ups protective mechanisms of babies: study

Babies Stress in pregnancy ups protective mechanisms of babies: study

Geneva: Maternal stress and depression during pregnancy may activate certain protective mechanisms in babies, which could help them devel...Read More

Depressed parents can turn kids into troublemakers

Depressed parents can turn kids into troublemakers

New York: Are you suffering from depression? If yes, then your teenage kid may be prone to higher risk-taking and rule-breaking behaviour...Read More

How a painkiller can lower empathy in you

How a painkiller can lower empathy in you

New York: A painkiller used to treat headaches, muscle aches, arthritis, backache, colds and fevers can relive pain, but is likely to dec...Read More

Brain map to help decode inner thoughts

Brain map to help decode inner thoughts

New York: Scientists have built a “semantic atlas” or a brain map that identifies areas that respond to words having similar meanings. Th...Read More

‘Genetic associations of personality related to depression’

‘Genetic associations of personality related to depression’

London: Tend to be more anxious, angry or envious than others? You might want to blame your genes!

Common migraine medication during pregnancy can affect baby

Common migraine medication during pregnancy can affect baby

New York: Certain medications and treatments long considered safe to treat pregnant women with migraines may have adverse effects on the ...Read More

Anxiety leads to bad decisions

Anxiety leads to bad decisions

New York: Researchers have discovered why it is important to stay clam before taking any big decision in life. Anxiety disrupts brain act...Read More

Magnetic stimulation helps Parkinson’s patients walk

Magnetic stimulation helps Parkinson’s patients walk

London: Researchers have found that a magnetic stimulation therapy for five sessions a week can help people afflicted with Parkinson’s di...Read More

How brain regulates memory and mood

How brain regulates memory and mood

Melbourne: A research by an Indian-origin scientist has identified two types of stem cells that can help in solving the mystery surroundi...Read More

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