The ability to make comparisons and analogies‑‑to tell when and how things are the same or different‑‑is a mental capacity that distinguishes human beings from at least most other animals.
In 2018, a team of American and Italian scientists published an important new discovery about the function of the lymphatic vessels around the brain.
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 […]
About 80,000 people a year suffer a traumatic brain injury in the united states. Scientists have developed a new way to treat them.
A recent study found people with mild symptoms of depression perceived time more accurately than their non-depressed peers.
If you've ever struggled at noticing small details, it might be an inheritance from your ancient ancestors.
Scientists studied families where one sibling was illiterate and another was literate to investigate reading's effects.
The encephalophone is an instrument you can control with your mind using an electroencephalogram cap.
In 2015, scientists made an accidental discovery that changed our understanding of the human brain's relationship with the immune system.
Have a friend who claims to have a one-track mind? Here's an experiment to test that theory.