The human brain is pretty big compared to the brains of most other mammals. For example, a mouse brain weighs about 400 milligrams, while a human brain weighs nearly 1.5 million milligrams! And so, you may assume that, in the fetal stage, human brains develop from more starting material compared to the brain of a […]
For some people with anxiety, they tend to locate fear even when it's absent.
Say you're walking down a city street, minding your own business, when you approach a manhole...
A recent study found that airplane seat belt buckles, bathroom door handles, tray tables, and other hard surfaces
We look at why there's an increasing number of "biggest ever wildfires" and how climate change is affecting California's fire seasons.
About 80,000 people a year suffer a traumatic brain injury in the united states. Scientists have developed a new way to treat them.
Contrary to popular western practice, there is no “normal” way to sleep. There are just culturally accepted practices. Sleep is comprised of four stages of NREM (Non-Rapid Eye Movement) sleep and one of REM sleep, which is about 25 percent of a night’s sleep. These stages regulate and restore the body. People do not experience […]