Find out how pain travels along the body's complex nerve highway.
Scientists studying zebra finch brains have identified about 2000 vocalization genes in a brain region known as Area X.
Find out why some birds really do keep one eye open and how they do it.
Does spending countless hours doing virtual violence to pixelated monsters and warriors have any effect on our sensitive and malleable brains?
If the brain can upset the gut, can the gut upset the brain?
Research shows that marksmen shoot most accurately when their hearts' rhythm increases from eight to twenty beats per minute over their resting heart rate.
Messages of touch trigger the release of a chemical called GABA, which diminishes the intensity of the outgoing message.
Mountain climbers face many dangers as they brave the cold winds of the peaks they climb. But the most serious thing they face is all in their heads--literally.
Recent research on human decision-making in high-pressure situations has yielded some surprising results.
We've talked before about how surprisingly flexible the brain is. Learn about the amazing connection between sign language and the brain.