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New method found to detect neural activity centre in brain

Researchers develop new method to detect light in brain.

20 Nov 2019 12:33 PM

How sleep helps brain to function

The cerebrospinal fluid is closely tied with blood flow and brain activity.

02 Nov 2019 1:43 PM

Here’s what your brain learns during sleep

Team recorded the brain activity of epilepsy patients who had electrodes implanted into their brain for the purpose of surgical planning.

06 Oct 2018 11:13 AM

'Sleep spindles' key to boosting memory: study

The findings may help to explain how that process may go wrong in people with learning difficulties.

11 Mar 2018 3:01 PM

Best friends' brains show similar neural activity patterns

Study shows close friends have comparable neural responses to life experiences.

31 Jan 2018 8:36 AM


Women use their mind more during sexual arousal as compared to men

Researchers learnt that genital arousal was more strongly linked with brain activity among women than men.

17 Jan 2018 5:03 PM

Anxiety can be tackled by stimulating brain activity

People may also be more likely to benefit from strategies that boost the brain's dorsolateral prefrontal activity.

19 Nov 2017 7:11 PM

Drinking too much ups risk of cancer in students

Study finds that having five or more beers for men, or four for women, within two hours leads to distinctive changes in brain activity.

15 Sep 2017 2:18 PM

Blinking stabilises vision by enhancing brain function

The brain gauges the difference in what we see before and after a blink, and commands the eye muscles to make the needed corrections.

22 Jan 2017 11:04 AM

Fitter older adults have better brain activity

Difficulty remembering new information represents one of the most common complaints in aging and decreased memory performance.

15 Jan 2017 3:15 PM


Manipulating brain activity can boost confidence

Recent advances in neuroscience have highlighted the plasticity of the brain, indicating it is malleable even later in life

16 Dec 2016 9:07 PM

Study decodes working of a musician's brain

Musical styles and strengths vary dramatically: Some musicians are better at sight reading music, while others are better at playing it.

30 Nov 2016 5:43 PM

Ageing causes brain activity to lose cohesion

Whether a person uses memory or rests, the number of synchronous groups of connections within one brain is consistent for that person.

28 Nov 2016 9:08 AM