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 Kristin Hugo
The map of the human brain just got an upgrade that’s been more than a century in the making.
By Megan Thielking, 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 Eric Boodman, STAT
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.
A team of researchers successfully changed the gender in the brains of newborn rats from female to male, according to findings published this week in Nature Neuroscience.
By PBS NewsHour
By Justin Scuiletti
What if you could trick your brain into thinking you weren't thirsty in the first place without ingesting a single drop of water, or make yourself believe you are thirsty when you are not?…
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