Scientists have revealed that a new technology, Optogenetics, allowing them to control brain activity by shining light on neurons and relies on light-sensitive protein s that can suppress or stimulate electrical signals within cells.
Researchers have identified an aspect of brain activity which may help explain why for some cigarette smokers, strategies to aid quitting work well, while for many others no method seems to work.
Our ability to make choices - and sometimes mistakes - might arise from random fluctuations in the brain`s background electrical noise, according to a new study.
Researchers have said that by tracking brain activity when an animal stops to look around its environment they can mark the birth of a memory.
Researchers have identified the nature of brain activity offers new insights into how we store our recollections.
Scientists are developing a headband that can read brain activity and connect with a computer to determine whether the wearer is bored, fatigued, or sharp.
Scientists have found that an information-processing hub in the brain is more active in people who can remember their dreams.
Liars find it more rewarding to tell the truth rather than lying when deceiving others, a new research has found.
Researchers have said that they may now know about the mechanism that our brain uses to make sense of novel situations.
Researchers have claimed that there is no evidence within brain imaging that indicates some people are right-brained or left-brained.
Researchers have tried to unravel what makes our brain switch between habitual and goal-directed actions.
Practice makes the brain`s motor cortex more efficient, scientists have found.
Latest advances in capturing data on brain activity and eye movement are being combined to develop a system, which can help detect when drivers are in danger of falling asleep at the wheel.
A new study by investigators at the University of Michigan and Eli Lilly may reveal the "switch" that helps our brains to make the shift from current behaviours to new ones.
Short bursts of brain activity may help protect from Alzheimer`s, says a study conducted by researchers in Israel.
A Tel Aviv University study has revealed the missing link between brain patterns and Alzheimer`s disease.
High levels of neuronal activity in parts of the brain may play an important role in the development of Alzheimer`s disease, a new study has claimed.
Scientists were able to "see" that two monkeys were planning to tackle the same task differently, even before they moved a muscle, thanks to a decoding of their brain activity.
Tense scenes like horror movies present prime conditions for peak brain activity, a new study has claimed.
British scientists have developed a new technique which they say could improve the quality of life for patients with Parkinson`s Disease.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai