A new study revealed that yoyo-dieting, or the repeated cycle of weight loss and gain, may only lead to more substantial weight gain when the diet stop.
A new research has established the connection brain activity when conducting religious engagements and results showed that the effect is the same as the effect of drugs, love, sex and gambling.
Human who have stayed in space for long period of times are at risk of developing visual problems due to volume changes in the clear fluid located around the brain and the spinal cord.
Researchers have discovered a way to recondition the brain to overcome fear, using a combination of artificial intelligence and brain scanning technology.
The sensation of being tickled is something that polarizes people. While some enjoy the mild sensation across their skin, others do not appreciate the involuntary shrieks and fidgeting that comes with tickling. Nevertheless, whether it is enjoyable or unpleasant, the reason for laughter as a result of tickles remains a mystery.
Patients with paraplegia may soon walk by themselves again as a team of scientists restored the leg movements of monkeys with the help of wireless brain implants.
By mapping injuries of 36 patients with brainstem lesions (12 in coma and 24 are not), the researchers found out that those in coma had damage in a small "coma-specific" areas of their brainstem while most conscious patient did not have that.
New research studies have indicated that there are better means of finding out whether a person is lying or not. A research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has discovered that certain indicators in the brain can be used to detect lying using scans from a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).
A new study revealed that consistent small lies could alter the way on how a certain part of the brain associated to negative emotions respond to lie, desensitizing our brain in the process and encourages bigger lies in the future.
Effects of oxytocin to men are positive, leading the participants to be more "interconnected" with every living thing.
A new study revealed that a certain chemical in tobacco products when given by itself could help protect the brain as it ages and can potentially prevent onset of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease.
A new study revealed that the release of memory-enhancing chemicals during attention-grabbing experiences could help increase the memories of events that occurred before or after the interesting experience.
A team of scientists has discovered a "revolutionary" way to create small animals, such as mice, completely transparent from head to tail to advance further research on brain mapping.
A new study identified part of the brain that have changhes in their activity and connectivity during hypnotism.