A team of international scientists claim that they found a pattern in brain activity that can potentially be used to predict the contents of a person's dream.
The mysterious surge in the dead patient's brain activity lasted for at least 10 minutes.
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.
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.
Ever wondered why humans burts into an involuntary laugh when tickled? A new study reveals that the same effect happens on rats too, and it may be traced to brain activity.
Watch out heartbroken people, a new documentary from NOVA entitled "Memory Hackers" says that scientists have discovered how to hack and delete unwanted memories.
Thirst has always been a feeling that prompts us to pick a glass of water and gulp it down. As soon as the water reaches our mouth we are relieved of the dying quench.
A study reveals a simple workout routine that is most beneficial to the brain.
Implanting new ideas in the minds of people Inception-style is not entirely science fiction after all. Scientists say it is possible.
Scientists have built a device that can extract rough images out of a human brain. It might be called a mind-reading machine, if you're feeling generous, the technology is not yet ready for primetime.
Although cognitive skills tend to decline with age, there are some things you can do to rewire your brain and give a boost to that brain machinery.
In theory, 80 percent of human beings tend to experience déjà vu. It is when a person engaged in the present situation, place or event suddenly experiences a feeling of familiarity. Is this magic or some kind of sorcery? Well, science says it is not. There's a study saying that it is probably caused by a glitch in the brain neurological system and the pathways inside a human brain.
Violent, attacking rage in mice could be turned on and off by brain adjustments in a recent study. Researchers say that learning more about brain circuitry regarding aggression in male mice could lend clues later to what drives human actions.
After delving into the brain of the zebra finch, researchers revealed how the birds are able to learn the courtship songs sung by their fathers. It turns out they have specialized nerve cells that allow them to memorize one note at a time.