Your schnoz may hold senior status in olfactory matters, but other parts of your body, like skin cells, can make scents of things on their own.
Just because you can't understand their baby talk doesn't mean babies can't understand you.
Feeling moody? Your headspace affects cognitive abilities–sometimes negatively, sometimes positively.
The same brain hormone affects feelings and behaviors in both chimps and humans, causing humans and chimps to share a variety of traits.
The ratio of brain to body size is no greater in humans than other primates, so where do we get our smarts?
Scientists discover that species with bigger brains are better at self control and problem solving.
The scientists found that drinking when thirsty activates the orbitofrontal cortex—an area of the brain linked to emotional decision making.
Alzheimer's, a brain disorder associated with memory loss, is caused when plaque accumulates on neurons, killing the cells off and causing brain shrinkage.
While actually working out is the best way to get stronger, research suggests that even just thinking about lifting heavy objects can yield results.
Not exactly sure what difference between the cerebral cortex and the basal ganglia is? That's okay. Experts get confused too, as with the case of bird brains.