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People who are visually impaired rely on other senses to interpret their surroundings. A pair of studies from the University of Washington shows how the brains of blind people adapt to process information.

Brains of blind people adapt to sharpen sense of hearing, study

Blind people often have a more nuanced sense of hearing, especially when it comes to musical abilities and tracking moving objects in space. But...
Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, King’s College London, and other institutions have developed a technique for measuring brain activity that’s 60 times faster than traditional fMRI.

New technique tracks brain function 60 times faster than traditional fMRI

The human brain functions rapidly enough that even upon being exposed to stimuli, neurons are activated, prompting subconscious reactions and, a fraction of a...
Illinois postdoctoral researcher Tanveer Talukdar performed an analysis of how individual differences in decision-making are associated with specific regions and networks in the brain. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

Decision-making is shaped by individual differences in the functional brain connectome

According to a new study by the University of Illinois, individual differences are associated with variation in specific brain networks. The research suggests that...
Children see words and faces differently from adults, according to new Stanford research

Kids see words and faces differently from adults, study found

Children's window onto the world is not the same as adults. They literally see words and faces differently from adults. Analysing that window could...
MIT cognitive scientists have found that conversation between an adult and a child appears to change the child’s brain.

Back-and-forth exchanges boost children’s brain response to language

A research drove by scientists of MIT discovered that conversation between an adult and a child seems to change the child’s brain and that...
Brain scans show why people get aggressive after a drink or two.

Study discovered why people get aggressive after a drink or two

Scientists measuring blood flow in the brain to better comprehend why individuals frequently end up noticeably forceful in the wake of drinking liquor have discovered...
Your Left Hand Is Watching Your Right Hand Activity

Your Left Hand Is Watching Your Right Hand Activity

There is saying that your left hand does not know what your right hand is doing. But a new research proves this wrong. A...

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