Children with greater reading ability are more likely to want to read, but nurture can mitigate the effects of an adverse genetic predisposition, write Kevin Mitchell and Uta Frith.
Traumatic brain injuries affect 2 million Americans each year and causes cell death and inflammation in the brain. This new therapy might help.
Research shows higher levels of loneliness increases a young adult’s risk of developing depression by 12%.
The relationship between culture and nature is a complex one and the introduction of neuroscience has bought in unsettling ways of thinking about human cognition - but how are they all in...
Educationalists in Australia and New Zealand have harnessed the power of modern technology to help kids thrive.
With thousands of hectares of rainforest being burned down, Indonesia is blanketed by a toxic haze as a result of the carbon dioxide being released from the trees, which is causing health...
Combining robotics and the human brain, together we can beat paralysis as these scientists from France are demonstrating with an exoskeleton suit that uses brain signals to control a four...
Research shows children living in polluted cities have increased risk of Alzheimer's and cognitive decline.
Whilst mainly used in the entertainment and gaming industry, VR technology could have practical uses such as for medical professionals and those in dangerous workplace environments.
An algorithm developed to study the structure of galaxies helps explain a key feature of embryonic development.
A new study published in Psychological Review, details a computer model that may explain why we are able to describe emotional memories in some detail, even after a long time.
Our emotional brain has had little help from technology to-date - but AI has the power to change that. Here's why designing more empathic, human-centred AI presents the largest opportunit...
Sometimes you need to take a step back from your work to realise that it's become too much. Burnout is a real thing. This is how to spot it.
With many successful people connecting reading to their good fortune, these are just some of the benefits of picking up a book.
More and more genetic hacks exist to increase our cognitive abilities. But could eliminating all mental illnesses rob us of vital neurodiversity?