Zapping the brain with magnetic pulses while measuring its electrical activity is proving to be a reliable way to detect consciousness
Jellyfish exhibit signs of a sleep state, which could mean that sleep predates the evolutionary development of central nervous systems.
Shutting down the top risk gene holds potential for halting the disease process
Earlier identification and treatment could be life-saving
Complex computer modeling demonstrates that obsessive-compulsive disorder patients learn about their environments but don’t use that information to guide their actions
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded today to Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young for discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling circadian rhythms.
A new study adds to findings that female children and adolescents are more susceptible to head injuries
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017 was awarded to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young for discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling circadian rhythms.
In a “fake news” world, the neuroscientist Tali Sharot explains what convinces people—and what does not
The procedure may not work for others in a similar condition
New experiments provide an alternative to a long-reigning theory of the way we form memories of experiences
Modeled on big physics projects, International Brain Lab will bring together preeminent neuroscientists to probe a single behavior
New way to catalogue the brain's cellular diversity may aid autism researchers
Are probiotics for MS next?
The debate over whether men and women have meaningfully different brains could have profound implications for health and personal identity
Studies of transgender kids are revealing fascinating insights about gender in the brain
Researchers hope to move to clinical trials in 2018
Watching neurons guide live mouse activities may help understand diseases like Parkinson’s
Correcting gait early on may aid mobility