Human brain
The human brain has the same general structure as the brains of other mammals, but has a more developed cerebral cortex than any other. Large animals such as whales and elephants have larger brains in...
Neanderthal Minibrains Offer Insight Into Our History
Comparing Neanderthal minibrains to those of modern humans can help explain our evolution into the dominant species.
The most detailed map of the brain ever created
The most detailed map of the brain ever created! Credit: Hashem Al-Ghaili
This trippy-looking visualization reveals neural connections in a human brain
This trippy-looking visualization reveals neural connections in a human brain.
Researchers Have Discovered The Secrets Of Drumming & The Human Brain
Researchers Have Discovered The Secrets Of Drumming & The Human Brain. Video by Truth Theory Learn More: http://bit.ly/2n3Vx1I
How not exercising transforms your brain
A recent study published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, conducted by University of Maryland's Department of Kinesiology, has found that master athlete's brains get significantly less blood flow a...
Do you know anyone who complains a lot?
Do you know anyone who complains a lot?
Ray Kurzweil: Get ready for hybrid thinking
Two hundred million years ago, our mammal ancestors developed a new brain feature: the neocortex. This stamp-sized piece of tissue (wrapped around a brain th...
The human brain
The human brain - in stunning detail. The world's most detailed scan of the brain's internal wiring has been produced by scientists at Cardiff University in the UK. http://bbc.in/2tLEjLB (via BBC...
Primates With Big Brains Eat Fruit
Ask any biologist what makes primates special, and they’ll tell you the same thing: big brains. Alex DeCasien collected data about the diets and social lives...
Regular Users Of Cannabis Are Less Creative And Less Aware
Regular users of cannabis are less aware of their own mistakes, and they are not good at creative thinking. This is the conclusion drawn by psychologist Mikael Kowal from his research on the effects o...
Most Realistic Brain Visualization - YouTube
Check out the most realistic brain visualization ever made. Stunning!
How being bilingual rewires your brain
We know that being bilingual has cognitive benefits. But now, research suggests that it can fundamentally alter the structure of your brain.
Scientists Reprogram Brain With a Beam of Light --"Human Brain is Plastic, Not Hardwired" -
Neurons that fire together wire together, say scientists at Columbia University, suggesting that the three-pound computer in our heads may be more malleable than we think. Their findings suggest that ...
Your brain does not process information and it is not a computer
Your brain does not process information, retrieve knowledge or store memories. In short: your brain is not a computer
Brain size
The size of the brain is a frequent topic of study within the fields of anatomy and evolution. Brain size is sometimes measured by weight and sometimes by volume (via MRI scans or by skull volume). N...
Human brain development timeline
Research on the development of the human brain has seen an upturn in the past 15 years due to novel imaging techniques such as MRI and fMRI.In the 1950s, animal research showed development in the sens...
Neuroimaging
Neuroimaging includes the use of various techniques to either directly or indirectly image the structure, function/pharmacology of the nervous system. It is a relatively new discipline within medicine...
Neuropsychology
Neuropsychology studies the structure and function of the brain as they relate to specific psychological processes and behaviors. It is an experimental field of psychology that aims to understand how ...
Human Connectome Project
The Human Connectome Project (HCP) is a five-year project sponsored by sixteen components of the National Institutes of Health, split between two consortia of research institutions. The project was la...
Brain positron emission tomography
Positron emission tomography (PET) measures emissions from radioactively labeled metabolically active chemicals that have been injected into the bloodstream. The emission data are computer-processed t...
Regular Users Of Cannabis Are Less Creative And Less Aware
Regular users of cannabis are less aware of their own mistakes, and they are not good at creative thinking. This is the conclusion drawn by psychologist Mikael Kowal from his research on the effects o...
Art and dementia
The use of art in dementia care is a valuable tool in enriching the lives of people with dementia.
Being engaged with visual and performing arts provides opportunities for people with dementia to ...
Glasgow Coma Scale
The Glasgow Coma Scale or GCS is a neurological scale that aims to give a reliable, objective way of recording the conscious state of a person for initial as well as subsequent assessment. A patient i...
Paced Auditory Serial Addition Test
Paced Auditory Serial Addition Test (PASAT) is a neuropsychological test used to assess capacity and rate of information processing and sustained and divided attention. Originally the test was known ...
Behavioral neuroscience
Behavioral neuroscience, also known as biological psychology, biopsychology, or psychobiology is the application of the principles of biology (in particular neurobiology), to the study of physiologica...
Our Brain’s Secrets to Success?
We owe our success -- both as a species and as individuals – to uniquely human brain wiring that is just now beginning to be understood, thanks to the BRAIN Initiative and the Human Connectome Project...
Linear transform model
The linear transform model refers to a fundamental assumption guiding the analysis of functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) studies. Specifically, the model holds that the fMRI signal is appro...
Brain-computer interface
A brain–computer interface (BCI), sometimes called a mind-machine interface (MMI), direct neural interface (DNI), synthetic telepathy interface (STI) or brain–machine interface (BMI), is a direct comm...