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
The avian cortex had been hiding in plain sight all along. Humans were just too birdbrained to see it
Over the past few months, the phrase “social distancing” has entered our lexicon. Many of us have found ourselves separated from family and friends—or at least from our normal social lives...
His start-up Neuralink is not the first to develop a wireless brain implant. But the considerable resources behind the effort could help commercialize the technology faster
Hermit warblers in California have developed 35 different song dialects, apparently as a result of wildfires temporarily driving them out of certain areas.
Scientists used light to evoke an odor directly in a mouse brain—no nose involved
A novel technique turns brain cells into circuit components
Compared with traditional lineup techniques, a series of two-faces-at-a-time choices led to more accurate identification by study witnesses.
A separate set of cells in the same region regulate sexual behavior
The top works—and our favorites—range from interactive pieces to a pen-and-paper drawing
The sword-tailed cricket can discern bats’ echolocation signals by only responding to calls of a certain volume—at which point it plummets out of their approach.
White-throated sparrows made a change to their familiar call that quickly spread across Canada.
Different mammals demonstrate common patterns in brain connections. But our own species has a few twists of its own
Your sense of smell may be a better memory trigger than your sense of sight. Here's why a whiff of apple pie may instantly transport you home in your mind