Longer we take to decide, the less accurate and confident we get

A team of neuroscientists has found that the longer people take to decide, the less accurate and confident they are.

About 100 brains missing from University of Texas

The University of Texas at Austin is missing about 100 brains about half of the specimens the university had in a collection of brains preserved in jars of formaldehyde.

Musicians have better long-term memories

 If you are a musician, you have a better long-term memory as a new study has revealed what may be the first links between music expertise and advantages in long-term memory.

Dinosaurs used noses to enhance sense of smell, cool brains

 A new study has revealed that millions years ago dinosaurs used their noses not just to breathe but also to enhance their sense of smell and cool their brains.

Now, dementia maybe cured with 'turmeric'

Scientists have made a breakthrough in treating Alzheimer's disease and found that the spice turmeric could help beat dementia.

How bats track their targets in cluttered scenes revealed

A study has provided a new insight into how bats focus on their targets such as bugs through the trees in the dark of night.

Marijuana use shrinks teenagers` brains: Experts

Frequent marijuana use among teenagers can lead to cognitive decline, poor attention and memory and decreased intelligence quotient (IQ), psychologists warn.

Drug to cure Alzheimer`s comes step closer

In what could open a new chapter in the development of drugs for treating Alzheimer`s disease, for which currently there is no cure, researchers have discovered a new therapeutic target for tackling memory impairment.

Domesticated lifestyle shrunk our brains

Scientists have found that the human brain has been shrinking for the past 20,000 years, and we have lost roughly a tennis ball`s worth of neurons in volume, possibly as a result of `domestication`.

Study suggests speaking different languages sharpens brain

A new study has revealed that being bilingual allows to keep the brain sharp.

Did humans swap brains for brawn?

Why humans are far more intelligent than their closest living relatives like monkeys and apes may be because our ancestors swapped brains for brawn, a study has suggested.

Proteins may hold key to treating schizophrenia

A new study has revealed that the physiological signature of schizophrenia lies in the measurable proteins in brains.

Oscar Pistorius forced to look at "exploded" head of girlfriend

A South African prosecutor forced Oscar Pistorius on Wednesday to look at a forensic photograph that showed the head of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after it was blown open by a hollow-point bullet fired by the Olympic and Paralympic track star.

Brains hardwired to stop us from overdrinking water

A new brain imaging study has found that our brains are hardwired to stop us from drinking more water than necessary.

More toxic chemicals damaging kids` brains: Study

Researchers have said that industrial chemicals, heavy metals and pesticides are derailing normal brain development and robbing kids and society of dollars, IQ points and future potential.

Human brains hard-wired for `calm rural life`

A new study has revealed that that human may be hard-wired to enjoy the peace in the countryside and confused in cities- even if they were born and raised in an urban area.

Exercise during pregnancy boosts babies` brains

A new study has suggested when to-be-moms exercised for three 20-minute sessions a week; their babies` brains showed more mature patterns of activity.

Monkeys use brain to move 2 virtual arms

Monkeys were able to control the movement of both arms on an avatar using just their brain activity, a new study has suggested.

Non flying dinosaurs evolved `flight ready` brains

Some non-avian dinosaurs evolved the brainpower necessary to fly before they actually took to the air as birds, a new study has revealed.

Empathy can trick the smartest of brains

Empathy can trick the smartest of brains into being fooled by a swindler, says a new US research.