First stable 'biomarker for financial risk-attitudes' identified

A new study has revealed about the first stable 'biomarker' for financial risk-attitudes suggesting that tolerance of risk could potentially be measured in billions of existing medical brain scans.

Children who stutter differ in brain development: Study

Children who stutter have less grey matter in key regions of the brain responsible for speech production than children who do not stutter, according to a new Canadian study.

How our brain makes sense of situations never encountered before

Researchers have said that they may now know about the mechanism that our brain uses to make sense of novel situations.

People being `right-brained` or `left-brained` myth debunked

Researchers have claimed that there is no evidence within brain imaging that indicates some people are right-brained or left-brained.

Why familiar lifts are easier to operate than new ones

Researchers have tried to unravel what makes our brain switch between habitual and goal-directed actions.

Practice makes your brain more efficient: Study

Practice makes the brain`s motor cortex more efficient, scientists have found.

Solitary mutation can destroy critical `window` of early brain development

Brain damage caused by the loss of a single copy of a gene during early childhood can cause behavioral and intellectual problems that can last over a lifetime, a new study has warned.

Multitasking key to overall brain function

Primates are known to have a remarkable ability to place visual stimuli into familiar and meaningful categories, such as fruit or vegetables.

Blueprint for `artificial brain` developed

Scientists are using memristors- electronic microcomponents that imitate natural nerves- as key components in a blueprint for an artificial brain.

Physical rehab may enhance stroke recovery

Despite many approved therapies, stroke patients still have a high likelihood of ending up with deficits.

Smaller brain size may signal Alzheimer’s

People with smaller regions of the brain’s cortex may be more likely to develop symptoms consistent with early Alzheimer’s disease.

Scientists peer into real time brain cell activity

The team found that when activity in one neuron is suppressed, others respond with greater excitement.

Scientists peer into real time brain cell activity

The team found that when activity in one neuron is suppressed, others respond with greater excitement.

Parts of brain can switch functions

A study showed that the visual cortex could participate in a nonvisual function.

Parts of brain can switch functions

A study showed that the visual cortex could participate in a nonvisual function.