Brain

Follow Your Gut

Lisboa, Portugal — Food has something of a “magic hold” on us, as certain flavours and textures can pretty much dictate what we do. Just think about the spicy dish that keeps bringing you...

How Stress Remodels the Brain

Washington, DC — Stress restructures the brain by halting the production of crucial ion channel proteins, according to research in mice recently published in JNeurosci. Stress harms the brain...

Thinking in Acids and Bases

Okazaki, Japan — Although a number of techniques are able to track changes in pH in the brain, precise measurements have not previously been possible. Now, however, researchers in Japan have developed...

New Role for Neurogenesis

Jerusalem, Israel — The ability to create new neurons may exist as built-in protection for sensitive brain areas, according to research in mice recently published in JNeurosci. For a quarter of...

Rejuvenating The Brain

Dresden, Germany — We all will experience it at some point, unfortunately: The older we get the more our brains will find it difficult to learn and remember new things. What the reasons underlying...

Experts Review Evidence Yoga is Good for Brain

Champaign, IL — Scientists have known for decades that aerobic exercise strengthens the brain and contributes to the growth of new neurons, but few studies have examined how yoga affects the brain....

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