In a recent study, people took longer to tell the truth in a foreign language because the extra cognitive load of speaking a different language made it harder.
An international team of biomedical scientists think Alzheimer’s is caused by an infection of the brain by the same bacterium that causes the gum disease gingivitis.
Scientists recently did some CT scans of fossils from two different ankylosaur species in order to find out what a dinosaur was doing with complicated loops inside its nose.
The human brain uses the same areas for both imagination and vision.
A recent study indicates that reading fiction helps improve the brain’s capacity for creativity.
Scientists trick the brain into attributing signals from its own body to an invisible "ghostly" presence.
If you’re doing intense yoga, your brain scans might look similar to those praying.
The part of our eyes we use to see fine detail, and to read, is actually very limited: an angle of five degrees at the center of our field of vision.
Scientists studying zebra finch brains have identified about 2000 vocalization genes in a brain region known as Area X.
Manta rays didn't react with social behavior when they saw themselves in mirrors.