Scientists at Northwestern University are one step closer to creating a brain-like computer, according to a new study.
If you're thinking about indulging on a Big Mac and some fries, think again. New research says that a high-fat diet may alter your brain and behavior, increasing your risk of depression and other psychiatric disorders.
As humans, and especially for women, we love the idea of romantic relationships and finding "the one." But new surprising research says that we are actually designed to fall out of love and move on to new relationships.
Well, not exactly. But recent research did show that giving a drug that alters our brain chemistry can make us more sensitive to social inequality.
As if polar bears don't have enough problems, not only are they suffering due to climate change-related sea ice loss, but now new research indicates that pollution is giving them brain damage.
Spinal cord injuries are notorious for being practically irreversible, with accidents or diseases to the area often resulting in long-term paralysis or other disabilities. But now new research indicates that an already existing drug may give hope to patients suffering from these types of injuries.
It's been said that listening to music is good for the soul, and now new research shows that it's good for the brain, too.
Marijuana use as a teenager may lead to poor long-term memory in one's adult years, according to a new study.
A new drug approach helped restore the memory of elderly patients who are at high risk for dementia due to Alzheimer's, and may potentially delay the onset of this debilitating disease, according to new research.
We all worry about Alzheimer's disease from time-to-time, especially if we've had the unfortunate experience of watching a loved one suffer from it late in life. Now new research has revealed that a key hallmark of the encroaching disease, the accumulation of an abnormal protein in the brain, can start in people as young as 20 years old - younger than scientists ever imagined.
It took millions of years of evolution for us to develop complex language and culture, and now scientists have discovered a "big brain" gene that may have been responsible for our unique human intelligence, according to a new study.
New research suggests that an already-approved drug may be able to preserve brain function after a stroke, potentially changing the lives of patients with this debilitating disease.
A new study indicated that inherited viruses that are millions of years old may make us smarter, playing an important part in building the complex networks that characterize the human brain.
Around the holidays, your children may be learning to play the "Nutcracker" or "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" just for fun, but new research shows that kids' musical talents may in fact be improving their brain power.
It's no secret that excessive alcohol drinking, or binge drinking, can have some lasting effects on the human body, even going as far as to inflict notable brain damage. Now a new study has revealed that a compound called thane-beta-sultam can reduce expected damage to the brain.