Brain activity

Rats can imagine, study

The study is fascinating and sheds light on the similarities between rat and human brains.

Group craft activities in occupational therapy work!

EEG analysis sheds light on social buffering during craft activities.

Tracking brain waves could reduce post-op complications

Distinctive EEG patterns indicate when a patient’s state of unconsciousness under general anesthesia is...

Octopus sleep is surprisingly similar to humans, study

Like humans, octopuses transition between two sleep stages – a quiet stage and an active stage that resembles REM sleep in mammals.

Adolescent mental health disorders are linked to brain connections ‘pruning’

Mental health problems might arise during adolescence.

Astrocyte cells are critical for learning skilled movements, study

When astrocyte function is disrupted, neurons in the brain’s motor cortex struggle to execute the motion.

Study reveals how the brain makes sense of changing environmental cues

How the brain's 'internal compass' works?

Scientists have successfully recorded brain activity from freely moving octopuses

Scientists have figured out how to capture brain activity in octopuses.

Neuronal activity is affected by temperature changes in the brain

Researchers have discovered that stimulation devices can change the temperature within the brain.

The disrupted flow of brain fluid may underlie neurodevelopmental disorders

New imaging technique reveals circulation patterns in the developing brain.

The brain might be trained to filter out background sound

Study of hearing in old and young mice suggests the brain might be trained to filter out background sound.

Brain-powered wheelchair shows real-world promise

This is a sign of future commercial viability for mind-powered wheelchairs.

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