New research suggests that older people struggle to sleep because of changes in their brains.
Drinking tea reduces the risk of cognitive impairment by 50 percent a new study of Chinese seniors finds.
Brain researchers have looked at super-agers to see if there are any patterns and lessons for the rest of us.
Scientists at the University of Edinburgh say that firstborn children have better thinking skills than their siblings.
There are clear and very tangible benefits to being bilingual, although there is limited proof that growing up bilingual gives children a significant cognitive edge.
Dr Travis Bradberry looks at some of the reseach behind stress, and how you can keep it under control.
Christopher Timothy McGuirk argues that language learning has nothing to do with natural aptitude, and much more to do with other factors – such as your learning environment and exposure ...
Scientists have discovered a gene mutation that lets certain people function on barely any sleep.
Recent research shows the potential of brain-computer interfaces for decoding brain signals into text.
The strong relationship between odour and emotion is thought to result from the part of the brain involved in processing odours being positioned within the limbic system.
Rising economic inequality is associated with a range of economic and social ills.
Diet, not social life, may be the driver of brain size evolution, a new study suggests.
The volume of the human brain increased to be about three and a half times larger than our Australopithecus ancestors 3 million years ago.
A 2016 Pew Research Center survey looked at how scientific knowledge influenced people’s views on climate change and energy issues.
New research suggests that the stereotype that a given society has of a first name can influence the way people look.