The more curious a person is about a topic, the easier it is to learn information about that topic. New research from the University of New South Wales provides insights … Continue Reading Researchers begin to map curiosity, enhanced learning in the brain.
Over the past several decades, brain stimulation has become an increasingly important treatment option for a number of psychiatric and neurological conditions. Divided into two broad approaches, invasive and noninvasive, … Continue Reading Scientists begin to map brain stimulation sites and pathways.
A team from Brigham Young University have devised experiments using MRI technology that help them distinguish pure imagination from related processes like remembering. The team wanted to investigate how memory … Continue Reading Neuroscientists watch imagination happening in the brain.
Dyslexia, the most commonly diagnosed learning disability in the United States, is a neurological reading disability that occurs when the regions of the brain that process written language don’t function … Continue Reading Neuroimaging study shows disrupted networks in the brain of dyslexic readers.
As children learn basic arithmetic, they gradually switch from solving problems by counting on their fingers to pulling facts from memory. The shift comes more easily for some kids than … Continue Reading New research sheds light on how children’s brains memorise facts.