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Mechanism that builds memories during deep sleep identified

Neuroscientists discover circuit responsible for building memories during sleep.

09 Nov 2019 10:22 AM

Insufficient sleep in 50s and 60s can trigger Alzheimer’s

Poor quality sleep in 50s, 60s increases risk of Alzheimer's disease.

29 Jun 2019 12:35 PM

Know how your brain helps you make decisions

How the brain helps us make good or bad decisions.

27 Jun 2019 10:02 AM

Know the reason why you get hooked on to Cannabis

Here is why do people get addicted to cannabis.

13 Jun 2019 7:30 PM

What triggers mathematics anxiety?

Studies trace the origin and nature of 'math anxiety'.

19 Mar 2019 11:32 AM


World Mental Health Day: Mental health crisis could cost world USD 16 trillion by 2030

The “Lancet Commission” report said the growing crisis could cause lasting harm to people, communities and economies worldwide.

10 Oct 2018 12:35 PM

Does brain push you to help needy?

Providing a link between empathy for pain and prosocial behavior at the neural level was crucial to understand our social human nature.

28 May 2018 9:28 AM

Tablet devices may disrupt healthy sleep: Study

When using the tablets, participants rated themselves as less sleepy in the evenings and less alert in the first hour after awakening.

23 May 2018 3:39 PM

IQ, not personality, key to success: study

People might naturally presume that people who are nice, conscientious and generous are automatically more cooperative.

21 Mar 2018 7:53 PM

Beet compound may help treat Alzheimer's: study

The discovery could lead to the development of drugs that may alleviate some of the long-term effects of the disease.

20 Mar 2018 7:14 PM


Facial colour can broadcast our feelings: study

Not only do we perceive these changes in facial colour, but we use them to correctly identify how other people are feeling.

20 Mar 2018 4:09 PM

Brain dead: The great tragedy of Alzheimer’s disease

Since changes in the brain begin long before the first signs of memory loss, catching the risk for AD at early stages could well be the key.

18 Mar 2018 1:59 AM

Find out Japanese concept that will help you wake up in morning

It turns out that adopting the Japanese concept of ‘ikigai’ could be the key to waking up feeling refreshed and geared up to start the day.

09 Mar 2018 9:30 AM

Neuro nudge: Matter over mind

Scientists are inching towards ‘hacking’ the brain to control movement.

15 Oct 2017 2:26 AM

Doctor suffers from mirror-touch synesthesia

Neurologist at Massachusetts General Hospital suffers from neurological trait that makes him feel patients' pain.

17 Jun 2017 11:21 AM


Book trail: Reality and perception: how we see the world

It is a fact of neuroscience that everything we experience is a figment of our imagination.

21 May 2017 2:40 AM