Multi-tasking can hamper your performance and may even damage your brain, claim researchers from Stanford University.
For people suffering from major depression who do not respond to conventional medications, shock treatment can provide an effective alternative, confirm researchers, including one of Indian origin.
A new study has revealed that listening to classical music modulates genes that are responsible for brain functions.
Playing music by professional musicians can enhance the activity of genes involved in motor functions learning and memory, a new study has found.
Researchers have validated the first standardized protocol for measuring one of the earliest signs of Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers have recently developed an artificial hand that was able to respond sensitively because of the muscles made from smart shape-memory metal wires.
Elephants are better than dogs at identifying explosives by smell and are also superior at remembering their training than trained canines, researchers have found.
Short naps during the day can boost memory performance by up to five times, a research says.
Researchers have developed a new scoring system to help determine who may be at a higher risk of developing memory and thinking problems that can lead to dementia.
Body posture is critical in the early stages of acquiring new knowledge, a cognitive scientist from the Indiana University has found.
Listening to just 20 minutes of Mozart may enhance brain functions such as learning and memory, according to new research.
Teens who are heavy marijuana users - smoking it daily for about three years - may have an abnormally shaped hippocampus and poor long-term memory, a new study has found.
In a breakthrough, scientists have found that non-invasive ultrasound technology can be used to treat Alzheimer's disease and restore memory in mice.
A new research has provided a deeper insight into how cocaine hijacks the memory.
Admitting your kids to schools located near busy roads or in areas with high levels of air pollution could hamper their intellectual development, new research suggests.
Be warned if you have a strong urge to eat late at night for a new study shows that this could be bad for your brain.
Scientists have explained how our brain performs, what neuroscientists have termed as "mental time travel."
A life-extending protein may protect against learning and memory deficits in Alzheimer's disease, scientists say.
Long-term smoking could cause thinning of the outer layer of the brain involved in critical cognitive functions such as memory and language, a major new study has found.
A protein, called BDNF (brain-derived neurotrophic factor), already known to act as a natural antidepressant, can help sustain sound mind and strong heart.
Day in Pics: 31st March
Showbiz World - March 31, 2015
Katrina Kaif’s wax statue at Madame Tussauds unveiled!