Phantom sensations — misattributing tactile sensations to the wrong parts of the body — are a puzzling phenomenon. What can they tell us about the brain?
A new meta-analysis of over 600 studies has found that women are better than men at recalling certain types of memories, such as verbal information.
New evidence suggests that human brains, unlike those of monkeys, may have evolved to 'listen' for pitch, which characterizes music and speech.
Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan, in Canada, have used magnetic stimulation to reverse symptoms of concussion in mice.
Neuralgia is a condition that causes shooting and burning pain in the nerves. There are many types of neuralgia. Treatment options include medications and surgery. Learn more about neuralgia here.
New research in mice suggests that molecules derived from a species of parasitic fish could help tackle cancer and other conditions in the brain.
An electroencephalogram test, also called an EEG, is a test that measures electrical activity in the brain. Doctors use EEG tests to diagnose epilepsy and other brain-related conditions. Learn about the uses, procedure, and results of EEG tests here.
Researchers assess which aspects of working memory are affected by age, sleep quality, and mood and whether these factors work in unison or independently.
Because some children played Pokémon obsessively in their formative years, these characters are now providing insight into the adult brain.
New research examines the effect of a noninvasive brain stimulation technique called transcranial magnetic stimulation on age-related memory decline.