Brain Power

Brain Power

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

Brain implant turns paralysed man’s thoughts into words

The technology, developed by researchers from University of California-San Francisco (UCSF), was able to decode words from brain activity at a rate of up to 18 words per minute with up to 93 per cent ...

Brain implant turns paralysed man’s thoughts into words

Study shows grey matter loss post-Covid infection

The team stopped short of pinning a causal relationship due to the study design, yet still expressed confidence in the results

Study shows grey matter loss post-Covid infection

Taking short breaks may help our brains learn new skills

In a study of healthy volunteers, National Institutes of Health researchers have mapped out the brain activity that flows when we learn a new skill, such as playing a new song on the piano, and ...

Train your brain through repetition

Top brain-boosting food for kids

It is very important for kids to consume highly-nutritious food which are brain-boosters

Top brain-boosting food for kids

Little stress a day good for your brain

Some people report feeling no stress at all, but there may be downsides to this feeling of feeling always super-charged, say researchers

Little stress a day good for your brain

Stronger brain activity after writing on paper than smartphones: Study

Writing on a physical paper can lead to more brain activity when remembering the information an hour later, suggest the findings of a recent study led by Japanese university students and recent ...

Stronger brain activity after writing on paper than smartphones: Study

‘Brain stimulation & exercise can restore movement in ataxia’

Researchers have shown that a combination of deep brain stimulation (DBS) and exercise has potential benefits for treating ataxia

‘Brain stimulation & exercise can restore movement in ataxia’

Human brains generate common code to mark others’ location

Interestingly, each participant’s brain waves flowed in a similar manner when they sat in the corner of the room and watched someone else walk around, suggesting these waves were also used to track ...

Human brains generate common code to mark others’ location
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