Here is the neuroscience behind how opioids overtake the human brain.
By Nsikan Akpan and Julia Griffin
Scientific evidence from the neuroscience of expertise warns against betting on an MMA fighter – even one as skilled as McGregor – upsetting a boxer in a boxing match.
By Merim Bilalic, The Conversation
Researchers from Sweden have shown for the first time that an animal other than a human or an ape can plan for an event beyond the current moment.
By Teresa Carey
A human protein -- called CyP40 -- can untangle the neurodegenerative clumps that characterize Alzheimer's and Parkinson’s diseases, according to a new study.
By Roni Dengler
By Ike Swetlitz, STAT
Drinking just a handful of beers a week is associated with long-term changes to a person’s brain, a new study finds — although the functional meaning of these changes is unclear.
By Nsikan Akpan
Early medical procedures can dampen a child’s ability to perceive touch in the long run.
By Angus Chen, Scientific American
A new discovery of how LSD changes a protein’s structure may explain why the drug is so powerful, and why its trips are so long and strange.
By PBS NewsHour
For C.J. Hardin, an Army veteran, dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder is an everyday feat. After years of pills and therapy failed to help his disorder, Hardin knew he needed an alternative. So he turned to a surprising substitute that's…
By Mona Gable, STAT
"What my mother really suffered, though, was the brutal loss of her self. But it’s taken me decades to understand that...," author Mona Gable writes.
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