Learn about split brain patients on this Moment of Science.
Have you ever wondered why some people can learn a new language easily, but others struggle? It could be because they have a large Heschl's Gyrus.
If you were having brain surgery, would you either be out cold, or awake during the procedure? Of course, unconscious, right? Well, your surgeon may disagree.
Say you're about to take a test or give an important presentation at work, would you rather be calm and collected or angry and agitated?
Chances are you've heard a description of what's called a near death, out-of-body experience. For a lot of people, it's a powerful, even mystical experience.
"She speaks, yet she says nothing. What of that? Her eye discourses; I will answer it." Did you feel anything? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Did you know whispering behind someone's back rather then in front of them is better for secret telling?
How is your grandparents' memory? Your great grandparents'? What happens to your mind as you grow old?
Come on, get happy! How does your brain produce those feelings of excitement?
Ever had an "aha!" moment and wondered how you arrived there? Learn about what happens in the brain when the "aha!" moment occurs.