A comparison of two different fitness routines shows that both can have an anti-aging effect on the brain in seniors -- but only dancing gives rise to a measurable difference in behavior.
Want to ace that test tomorrow? Here's a tip: Put down the coffee and get some sleep. Your memory will thank you.
We know that sleep is crucial for learning and memory - but exactly how the brain forms long-term memories not well understood.
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.
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.
Researchers were able to observe just how different tinnitus is from normal representations of sounds in the brain.
Eye contact plays a crucial role when people initiate interaction with other people. Could personality modulate how a person reacts to eye contact?
Researchers have shed new light on why people tend to snack at night: some areas of the brain don't get the same 'food high' in the evening.
People with depression or bipolar disorder often feel their thinking has gotten fuzzy. Now, researchers have shown in a very large study that effect is real.
A team of neuropsychologists have shown that even a brief sleep - a power nap - can significantly improve retention of learned material in memory.
Does fiction take you away to another world? Turns out that there are actual changes in the brain that linger - at least for a few days - after reading a novel.
When you spend time interacting with your smartphone via touchscreen, research shows it actually changes the way your thumbs and brain work together.
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.
Using a measure rarely relied upon in studies, researchers have uncovered evidence of what may be damaging the brain in people with sleep apnea.
New research suggests some innovative, non-invasive ways to potentially help people with paralysis or neurodegenerative disorders.
How would the brain tell time if we didn't have access to a wide variety of watches, clocks and cell phones at our disposal?
Research in infants shows that speech stimulates areas of the brain that coordinate motor movements for talking, and, in effect, babies rehearse speech.
Researchers studying the brain have found that physical fitness leads to better language skills. Find out more!