Brain scans of liberals and conservatives indicate "a neural basis to partisan biases, and some language especially drives polarization."
Oct. 22, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: politics immigration brains bias united-states society-and-culture rhetoric
A new stroke treatment offers a life-saving and surprisingly safe alternative to thrombectomy for patients who have difficult-to-access arteries.
Oct. 20, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: brains featured health-and-medicine strokes emergency-medicine
A common genetic deletion boosts the risk for schizophrenia by 30-fold. Generating nerve cells from people with the deletion shows why.
Oct. 16, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: schizophrenia brains health-and-medicine nerve-cells
New research on how mice brains handle fear have implications for PTSD and memory disorders that make discerning past and present threats harder.
Oct. 12, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: memory brains fear emotions health-and-medicine post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd
A new study in mice reveals more information about how long-term memory works. Researchers also found how they can manipulate the process.
Oct. 8, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: alzheimers-disease memory neurons brains hippocampus science-and-technology
Researchers have uncovered the brain dynamics behind the experience of dissociation, in which people can feel disconnected from their bodies and reality.
Sept. 29, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: brains health-and-medicine perception post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd
People with generalized epilepsy who have simultaneous seizures on both sides of the brain have a higher risk of obstructive sleep apnea, researchers say.
Sept. 25, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: brains epilepsy health-and-medicine sleep-apnea
In a surprising brain-body connection, immune cells make a molecule called il-17 that may be vital for normal brain function, a study with mice shows.
Sept. 23, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: evolution anxiety brains science-and-technology immune-systems
Older people in the earliest stages of Alzheimer's, before cognitive problems arise, are more likely to fall than people not on track to develop dementia.
Sept. 21, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: alzheimers-disease dementia brains older-adults health-and-medicine falls
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