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Research explores biology of pregnancy-related mental health risk
Precision laser surgery cuts focal epileptic seizure spread
Novel Diamond Quantum Magnetometer for Ambient Condition Magnetoencephalography Researchers have developed a highly sensitive diamond quantum magnetometer that can achieve practical ambient condition magnetoencephalography
Do we have more empathy for people who are similar to us? New research suggests it’s not that simple
PolyU research finds improving AI large language models helps better align with human brain activity
Ultrasound waves zapped at the brain are being used to treat everything from hand tremors to addiction
Synced brains: why being constantly tuned in to your child’s every need isn’t always ideal
Wearable devices can now harvest our brain data. Australia needs urgent privacy reforms
Researchers create AI model to understand how brain activity relates to illness
UK’s first centre of excellence for music and dementia hosted by Manchester Camerata
Terminal lucidity: why do loved ones with dementia sometimes ‘come back’ before death?
Scientists solve chemical mystery at the interface of biology and technology
Can a drug like Ozempic help treat addictions to alcohol, opioids or other substances?
A new wave of wearable devices will collect a mountain on information on us – we need to get wise about the privacy implications
Can AI read our minds? Probably not, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be worried
Everyday social interactions predict language development in infants
Brain scans of Philly jazz musicians reveal secrets to reaching creative flow
Three new McNair Scholars join Baylor College of Medicine as the College hosts the 12th annual McNair Symposium
‘Noisy’ autistic brains seem better at certain tasks. Here’s why neuroaffirmative research matters
PolyU research reveals significant effects of instructors onscreen during video classes in aiding student learning
Elon Musk’s brain implant company offers an intriguing glimpse of an internet connecting human minds
The mystery of consciousness shows there may be a limit to what science alone can achieve
Making up for lost time: new research reveals how our brains ‘predict the present’
Sleep and circadian rhythm problems linked with poor mental health – new research
Nature vs nurture: shedding light on heritable brain activity
Alpha, beta, theta: what are brain states and brain waves? And can we control them?
Penguins obtain large quantities of sleep via seconds-long microsleeps
Scientists use AI-generated images to map visual functions in the brain
What happens when technology learns to read our minds?
What is sudden unexpected death in epilepsy, and what causes it?
Decision-making mechanisms go awry in OCD brains: study
Gene Editing in Human Stem Cells and Neurons Reveals Links Between Genome Organization and Autism
From stock markets to brain scans, new research harmonises hundreds of scientific methods to understand complex systems
Potential test for early concussion-related injury
Evolution wired human brains to act like supercomputers
Revolutionizing Brain Monitoring and Stimulation with Thin-Film Neural Electrodes
The science of dreams and nightmares – what is going on in our brains while we’re sleeping?
Brain cells living on the edge
Anti-obesity drug improves associative learning in people with obesity
What is sudden unexpected death in epilepsy, and what causes it?
QIMR Berghofer trial clears the path for new OCD interventions
Wind farm noise exposure doesn’t wake people up more than road traffic
Is Australia ready for future mind-reading technologies?
How inflammation affects brain development
Award-winning therapy brings light into darkness
Scientists discover spiral-shaped signals that organise brain activity
When pigeons dream
Our brain shape influences how it works, landmark study finds