Impulsive behavior: What happens in the brain?

What makes us impulsive? Why do we find it so easy to say "yes," when we know that "no" would be better for us in the long run? A recent study in rodents explores the neural m

Could drinking tea boost brain connectivity?

Could drinking tea boost brain connectivity?A recent small scale study looks for differences in connectivity in the brain

Listening and reading evoke almost identical brain activity.

Whether the words of a story come from listening or reading, it appears that the brain activates the same areas to represent their semantics, or meaning, according to new rese

How to Exercise for Brain Health: Design a workout that can build your brainpower as well as your muscles.

Being physically active can lift mood, help you maintain a healthy weight, and keep your muscles strong—and mounting evidence suggests that working out may have brain benefits as well.Now, a study

"3 Ways Your Brain Tricks You Into Using the Wrong Credit Cards "

3 Ways Your Brain Tricks You Into Using the Wrong Credit Cards (And What You Can Do About It).You can trust that we maintain strict editorial integrity in our writing and assessments; however, we rec