A new study points toward neuron formation in the human brain’s hippocampus up through the ninth decade of life, which implications for memory and disease.
By Karen Weintraub, Scientific American
Two scientists drugged some cephalopods and were surprised to find that their reactions to MDMA were similar to those of humans, despite massive evolutionary differences.
By Jamie Leventhal
Some tiny technologies could lead to some big advances in neuroscience in 2018. Here's what we'll be paying attention to.
By Sharon Begley, STAT
A new project at DARPA aims to improve people’s ability to learn new things by stimulating nerves in the neck or behind the ear.
By Ike Swetlitz, STAT
Evolutionary biologists can use this new equation to test their ideas for how the human brain got so big.
By Megan Thielking, STAT
The map of the human brain just got an upgrade that’s been more than a century in the making.
By Eric Boodman, STAT
It’s like Google Maps for your cerebral cortex: A new interactive atlas purports to show which bits of your brain help you understand which types of concepts.
By John M. Glionna, STAT
Enthusiasts of nootropics -- brain-enhancing supplements -- want to achieve better versions of themselves, but are the compounds safe?…
By Catherine Woods
Neuroscientists find speedometers in the brain using a "Flintstone-like" car.
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