Brain Power

Brain Power

Similar to social media feeds, brains operate with lag to update: Research

Similar to our social media feeds, our brains are constantly uploading rich, visual stimuli

Similar to social media feeds, brains operate with lag to update: Research

Researchers distinguish brain activity related to planning from perception, production

The study focused on brain computations that enable such replies, which are planned before the end of a conversation partner’s turn and uttered within a fraction of a second

Researchers distinguish brain activity related to planning from perception, production

10-minute run can boost brain processing

A team of researchers from the University of Tsukuba have found that only ten minutes of moderate-intensity running can help the part of the brain that plays an important role in controlling mood and ...

10-minute run can boost brain processing

Researchers find first human evidence of how memories form

Hallucinations and delusions in people with a psychotic illness are actual memories, processed through neural memory systems like 'normal' memories, even though they are corrupted, said Carol ...

Researchers find first human evidence of how memories form

Study finds how brain perceives indistinct familiar objects

The appearance of objects can often change. For example, in dim evenings or fog, the contrast of the objects decreases, making it difficult to distinguish them

Study finds how brain perceives indistinct familiar objects

Research team makes advance in brain-inspired computing

In the brain, randomness played an important role in human thought or computation

Research team makes advance in brain-inspired computing

Household works can lead to sharper memory

A new study has found that older adults who do household works may have a sharper memory, attention span, better leg strength and greater protection against falls

Household works can lead to sharper memory

Common link found between electrical tremors and mental health disorders

The investigators propose that this research has the potential to improve diagnostics and help shape future treatments

Common link found between electrical tremors and mental health disorders

Dreaming phase matters for brain refreshing: Study

A Tsukuba-led team used a technique to directly visualise the movement of red blood cells in the brain capillaries (where nutrients and waste products are exchanged between brain cells and blood) of ...

Dreaming phase matters for brain refreshing: Study

Motivation depends on how brain processes fatigue

Researchers at the University of Birmingham and the University of Oxford have found that the willingness to work is not static, and depends upon the fluctuating rhythms of fatigue

Motivation depends on how brain processes fatigue
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