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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.

How bats track their targets in cluttered scenes revealed

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 12:44

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

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 12:53

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

Why we tend to trust strangers without even seeing them

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 20:49

A new study has revealed that human brains have the capability to judge the trustworthiness of a face even when we cannot consciously see it.

Babies rehearse for speech months before their first words

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 15:13

Babies` brains rehearse speech mechanics months before they utter their first words, a new study has found.

Drug to cure Alzheimer`s comes step closer

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 18:47

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

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 14:37

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`.

Moderate Internet use does not harm teenage brains

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 14:07

A review of more than a hundred published studies of typical computer use among adolescents suggests that moderate Internet use does not appear to adversely affect the development of teenage brains.

Bacterial communication similar to that of humans!

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 19:22

A bacteria can be as sophisticated as humans when it comes to communication as researchers have now found that bacteria communicates in a way that was previously thought to be unique to humans.

Animals with bigger brains show more self control

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 13:27

Researchers have linked self-control in animals to their brain size.

Scientists study neuronal basis of crows` intelligence

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 20:18

Crows are no bird-brains! Scientists have for the first time demonstrated how the brains of crows produce intelligent behaviour when the birds have to make strategic decisions.

Now, 'cars with brains' that ensures safety on road

Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 21:34

According to Bart Herring of Mercedes Benz, now with the E and the S class they have a car that can actually steer itself.