Trying to predict a situation impedes memory formation
A new wave of research seeks neurological signatures for a type of amnesia
Researchers demonstrate that during REM sleep, people can hear—and respond to—simple questions such as “What is eight minus six?”
Neither introspection nor brain scans can reveal our deepest thoughts
Scientists search for the neural basis of an enigmatic experience
Noninvasive electrical zaps, tuned specifically to individual brain-activity patterns, appear to reduce checking, hoarding and other compulsions for up to three months
Bee larvae and pupae appear to secrete a chemical that does the work of a late-night cup of coffee for their nurses.
Making predictions up to several days in advance may help with care
A study of adults learning a new language found that speaking primarily activated regions in the left side of the brain, but reading and listening comprehension were much more variable
Nanoparticles that attach to photoreceptors allowed mice to see infrared and near-infrared light for up to two months.
Research suggests that the course of a pregnancy may be shaped by a man’s odor
Behavioral biomarkers and the new science of neuroprediction
A mysterious condition once dismissed as hysteria is challenging the divide between neurology and psychiatry
Scanners try to watch the red-blue divide play out underneath the skull
It’s a neurotransmitter thing
New models used writing samples to predict the onset of the disease with 70 percent accuracy
Humans’ spatial recall makes mental notes about the location of high-calorie foods
A noninvasive device designed to rewire brain circuits reduced symptoms of tinnitus in a large, exploratory clinical trial
A new system called PiVR creates working artificial environments for small animals such as zebra fish larvae and fruit flies. Developers say the system’s affordability could help expand research into animal behavior. ...
Most people think it’s only a reading disorder—but it’s also a speech processing disorder