A new study reveals a correlation between multimedia multitasking, memory loss, and difficulties in maintaining attention.
A tiny neural implant dubbed the Stentrode, allows people with upper limb paralysis to regain motor function. The device wirelessly restores the transmission of brain impulses.
Women aged 45 to 85 without partners and who didn’t engage in frequent social activities had a higher rate of hypertension. Widowed women were most likely to exhibit symptoms of hypertension.
The decline of striosomal activity in the brain may explain why people lose the motivation to learn as they age.
A mutation in a gene associated with circadian rhythm extends the clock period, causing people to stay up late at night and sleep late in the mornings.
People don’t tend to like those who show empathy to morally questionable individuals.
Study reveals one in four women experience symptoms of depression up to three years after giving birth. The risks are greater for women with a history of mood disorders and gestational diabetes.
The brain processes motor commands, not just through fine muscle contractions, but also via higher-level motor areas that provide a blueprint for performing more complex motor functions, such as grasping, no matter if the toes or fingers are used.
Mutations to the MARK4 gene causes the properties of tau to change, making them more likely to aggregate and become more insoluble.
Pigment-dispersing factor, a signalling protein that helps the brain keep track of time, also helps to regulate memory formation.