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Vision involves hearing too, claims researchers

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 09:53

Researchers studying brain process involved in sight have discovered that the visual cortex also uses information gleaned from the ears as well as the eyes when viewing the world.

New breakthrough could help people paralyzed with spinal injuries regain movement

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 18:04

People paralyzed with spinal injuries could regain some movement after new technology proved successful in controversial animal tests, scientists have claimed.

Rate of change in thickness of brain`s cortex linked to IQ

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 13:24

Rate of change in thickness of brain`s cortex linked to IQ

Brain differences associated with insomnia identified

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 13:46

Scientists have identified the brain differences between poor and good sleepers - increased brain plasticity in motor cortex.

Why some people remember dreams decoded!

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 19:16

Scientists have found that an information-processing hub in the brain is more active in people who can remember their dreams.

How smell perception influences food intake

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 14:24

Researchers has succeeded in elucidating how the endocannabinoid system controls food intake through its effects on the perception of smells.

Brain `pruning` causes girls to mature faster than boys

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 16:07

Girls mature faster than boys during their teenage years because their brains start re-organising connections early - a process that improves the organ`s function.

How brain makes toss-up decisions

Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013, 16:32

A new study has revealed that random fluctuations in brain cell activity may determine how we make decisions when given choices.

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