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.

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.

Brains get confused when rules change

You are more likely to mess up when you are multitasking, according to a new study by Michigan State University psychology researchers.

`Sexting is hardwired in our brains`

Scientists have claimed that the desire to share intimate pictures with others may actually not be their fault -- it could be hardwired into their brains.

Now, another new test to detect Alzheimer`s early!

Scientists have devised a new test which they claim could help identify people who are at risk of developing Alzheimer`s.

Brains `grow even if body stops before birth`

Now, researchers have unearthed new molecular evidence that explains just how the brain is spared.

Only humans have brains that get smaller with age

We have larger brains and live longer than our closest relatives, the chimpanzees, but these advantages come at a cost.

Only humans have brains that get smaller with age

We have larger brains and live longer than our closest relatives, the chimpanzees, but these advantages come at a cost.