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Life after death? Patient's brain continues to function 10 minutes after death, baffling scientists!

Life after death? Patient's brain continues to function 10 minutes after death, baffling scientists!

The study was conducted with an aim to learn how a human body responds when taken off life support, which would further help answer questions regarding organ donation.

Exercise may boost brain activity, memory in elderly

Exercise may boost brain activity, memory in elderly

Older adults who exercised showed good cardiac fitness levels which improved their memory performance and increased brain activity patterns compared to their low fit peers.

Brains' ability to process sound may help diagnose concussions

Brains' ability to process sound may help diagnose concussions

Our brains' ability to process sound can act as a biological marker for traumatic brain injury while taking away the ambiguity and controversy out of diagnosing concussions and tracking recovery.

Manipulating brain activity can boost confidence: Study

Manipulating brain activity can boost confidence: Study

Self-confidence is an essential quality to succeed in the world, such as in business environments, politics or many other aspects of our everyday life, researchers said.

Google Glass-type device to soon read your brain

Google Glass-type device to soon read your brain

Using Google Glass, a team of researchers is developing a `smart` portable system that will use functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) to measure a person`s brain activity on the go.

Here's how animals find their way in the dark

Here's how animals find their way in the dark

The study conducted in larval zebrafish, the team analysed the relationship between spontaneous brain activity and spontaneous behaviour.

How to expand brain awareness and hack experiences!

How to expand brain awareness and hack experiences!

There have been innumerable debates on the human brain and its role – and the existence of 'consciousness' as an independent element.

Therapy linked to brain activity in personality disorder

According to researchers, these findings suggest that TFP may potentially facilitate symptom improvement in BPD.

What triggers desire in women to pop 'female Viagra'

In trying to understand how "female Viagra" will affect the brain of women users, researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison have found that when brain metabolism dipped in monkeys during tests, desire went up in them for popping "female Viagra".

Chronic fatigue linked to abnormal brain connectivity at rest

The researchers used two methods: comparing data on resting-state brain networks; and analyzing cerebral blood flow in selected brain regions.

Exercise may help preserve mental sharpness in oldies

 A new study has revealed about the connection between fitness level, brain activity and executive function in older adults.

Smartphone touchscreen use leads to greater brain activity

More touchscreen use in the recent past translates directly into greater brain activity when the thumbs and other fingertips are touched, researchers found.