By modeling early development of the human cerebral cortex, researchers hope to better study disorders like autism, epilepsy, and schizophrenia.
Research on one-handed individuals suggests that areas of the brain thought to correspond to specific body parts might actually relate to the function those body parts fulfill.
Just as players in an experimental game figured out how to win, their eyes dilated, indicating an aha moment, according to research at Ohio State University.
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have identified a "double whammy" of stomping and whipping forces that loosen shoelace knots.
Memory might form simultaneously in the hippocampus and the cortex, but remain "silent" in the cortex for several weeks before maturing.
More than two years later, a study looks closely at the differences in color perception that fueled widespread debate over "The Dress."
New research suggests that nomadic Huns may have settled and engaged in agricultural production, while some farmers on the frontier of the Roman Empire became more nomadic.
The researchers derived a genetic measure that they call differential aging — the difference between an individual's apparent age and his or her actual age.
Seizures involve areas of the brain linked to religious and spiritual processes, Missouri University researchers found.
People with normal memory more than doubled their recall by training with a spatial mnemonic technique used by memory athletes, and altered their brain patterns in the process.