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Autistic kids have `too` many synapses in brain

Autistic kids have `too` many synapses in brain

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 11:46

A new study has revealed that autistic children and adolescents have extra synapses in the brain.

Sleep helps in learning piano `like` body movement sequences

Sleep helps in learning piano `like` body movement sequences

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 11:44

A new study has revealed that sleep is an important factor in the learning of body`s movement as it helps to learn sequences of movements just like playing piano.

`Aerobically fit` kids have more compact brain white-matter

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 14:41

A new study has revealed that kids who are more aerobically fit have more fibrous and compact white-matter tracts in the brain than their peers who are less fit.

How brain can multitask better

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 14:29

Cooking while having a conversation, watching a movie while browsing the Web, or driving while listening to a radio show - multitasking is an essential skill in our daily lives. Make it better now.

TMC MP Tapas Pal admitted to hospital following a brain stroke

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 22:24

Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal was on Tuesday night admitted in a super speciality hospital here after suffering a brain stroke, reports said.

Indian-origin biophysicist wins prestigious US grant

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 18:39

A high-risk brain research by Indian-origin biophysicist Partha Mitra from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York has won a crucial grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Hatha yoga improves cognitive performance in older adults

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 13:36

A new study has claimed that `hatha yoga` helps in increasing brain function amongst older adults.

Why do some kids fear math?

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 14:48

Are you one of those who used to detest math during childhood and often dreamed of growing up and doing anything but math? You may now have an answer.

Risky behavior in teens may be caused by imbalances in brains` emotional networks

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 17:45

A new study has revealed that connections between certain brain regions are amplified in teens that are more prone to risk.

Remembering mistakes helps speed up learning

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 16:26

A new study has revealed that memories of the errors made the first time helps learning a task faster.

Computer to help spinal cord injury victims walk

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 19:24

For helping people with spinal cord injury walk better, researchers have made an artificial connection from the brain to the locomotion centre in the spinal cord using a computer interface as bypass.

How we recall where we`ve parked our cars

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 14:32

A new study has revealed that a previously understudied part of the brain is essential for forming the basis for contextual memories , which help you to recall events ranging from global disasters to where you parked your car.