When you face surgery, you might have many concerns about going under anesthesia. Will you lose consciousness? How will you feel afterward? Is it safe?
Want to ace that test tomorrow? Here's a tip: Put down the coffee and get some sleep. Your memory will thank you.
There is no rest for a baby's brain, because while infants sleep, they are reprocessing what they have learned.
Do naps prevent burnout? Evidence is mounting that sleep may enhance information processing and learning, and can ease irritation and frustration.
Australian researchers have shown that oxytocin has social, emotional and behavioral benefits in young kids with autism.
Tinnitus and chronic pain have more in common than their ability to afflict millions with the very real experience of 'phantom' sensations.
The misery of motion sickness might be ended within five to ten years, thanks to a new treatment being developed by scientists.
Researchers have learned how suspense affects audiences by measuring brain activity while people watched clips from movies.
A study suggests that even a short time spent in a stimulating learning environment can rewire the brain and buffer it against drug addiction.
Researchers were able to observe just how different tinnitus is from normal representations of sounds in the brain.
Researchers have discovered that vessels directly connecting the brain and the lymphatic system exist - despite decades of doctrine that they don't
While the search for genes that contribute to the risk for autism has advanced, in many ways, the whole picture has become even less clear.
A team of neuropsychologists have shown that even a brief sleep - a power nap - can significantly improve retention of learned material in memory.
Is it possible that an over-the-counter pain medication could ease emotional pain? Buoyed by the idea that physical pain and social rejection activate similar regions of the brain, some neuroscientists won...
Functional differences between autistic and non-autistic brains have been isolated for the first time.
Some of the genes known to associated with autism have been found to be switched on as the baby's brain develops during mid- to late-pregnancy.
When you spend time interacting with your smartphone via touchscreen, research shows it actually changes the way your thumbs and brain work together.
People affected by a common inherited form of autism - Fragile X - could be helped by a drug that is being tested as a treatment for cancer.
People show great diversity in their ability to identify scents and odors. Interestingly, though, males and females greatly differ.
We know sleep is important tool for enhancing memory and learning skills - and now, some light has been shed on the role between dreams and memory.
Long thought to be more limited, research says that small differences in as many as 1000 genes add to autism risk, according to a new study. Here's how.
New research suggests some innovative, non-invasive ways to potentially help people with paralysis or neurodegenerative disorders.
Physical exercise has long been known to have many beneficial effects on health, including protection from stress-induced depression.
Were Albert Einstein and Leonardo da Vinci born brilliant - or did they acquire their intelligence because they knew to try harder?