Brain cells hold key to decision making: Study

Researchers have discovered that two neurons in the brain hold the key to explaining how complex behavioural decisions are made.

Using brainwaves to monitor mental health

Using non-invasive electrodes to track the brain's electrical activity or brainwaves researchers have developed a simple way to monitor brain health over time.

Exercise can keep brain active, cut dementia risk

Exercise can increase the production of a key protein that is likely to help in keeping the brain active as well as lower the risk of neurological diseases...

Here’s what trigger brain for binge behaviour

The findings suggest these neurons, in a largely unstudied region of the brain, are deeply connected to the tendency to overindulge in response to external triggers, a problem faced by people addicted to food, alcohol and dru

New technique lets you capture entire brain’s activity in a snapshot

A team of researchers at Rockefeller University has come up with a new technique that can capture a detailed snapshot of global activity in the mouse brain.

Here’s how brain controls habits

An international team of researchers has revealed how the brain makes and breaks a habit.

How our brain traces old memories?

A team of German scientists has found out what actually happens if we try to remember things that took place years or decades ago? The study revealed that the neural networks involved in retrieving very old memories are quite

Animals with larger brains better problem solvers: Study

When it comes to brains, size matters! Scientists have found that carnivores that have larger brains relative to their body size perform better in problem-solving tasks.

Brain memory capacity 10 times more than thought

Our brain may have 10 times more memory capacity than what is commonly estimated, suggests new research.

Fragmented baby care may affect brain development: Study

Mothers, put down your cellphones when caring for your babies as fragmented and chaotic maternal care may disrupt proper brain development, which can lead to emotional disorders later in life, a new study suggests.

Emotions do affect brain’s creative network

Emotional expression affects the brain's creativity network, says a new brain-scanning study of jazz pianists, adding that “happy” and “sad” music evoked different neural patterns in their brains.

Brain makes changes when low on coffee: Study

Skipping your morning cup of coffee may cause changes in your brain connections, according to a researcher in US who studied MRI scans of his own brain taken over a period of 18 months.

Sun Pharma in collaboration with Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel & Health Research Institute of Santiago, Spain for brain therapies

Adopts novel approach towards development of a treatment for glioblastoma, a lethal form of brain cancer Sun Pharmaceutical Industries has entered into a tripartite research and option agreement with Israel-based Weizmann Ins

Environment has extensively shaped human brain

Human brains have evolved to be more responsive to environmental influences than chimpanzee brains, which may account for part of human evolution, says a new study.

New ALS find may pave way for ‘much-needed’ cure

A team of researchers is proposing a new way of understanding Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), the devastating and incurable neurological disease. This could be a major milestone on the path to a treatment for both ALS an


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