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Study finds brain connectivity, memory improves in older adults after walking

Regular walks strengthen connections in and between brain networks, according to new research, adding to growing evidence linking exercise with slowing the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. The study examined the brains and story recollection abilities of …

How tasty is the food?

A hormone and specialized brain cells regulate feeding behavior in mice.

Vitamin D alters developing neurons in the brain’s dopamine circuit

Neuroscientists have shown how vitamin D deficiency affects developing neurons in the brain’s dopamine circuit, which may lead to the dopamine dysfunction seen in adults with schizophrenia.

Researchers comprehensively assess the safety of using your head in youth soccer

Repeatedly heading a soccer ball has been previously associated with negative long-term brain health for professional players. However, a new study found that a small number of repeated soccer headers equivalent to a throw-in did not cause immediate ne…

Researchers treat depression by reversing brain signals traveling the wrong way

A new study has revealed how magnetic stimulation treats severe depression: by correcting the abnormal flow of brain signals.

What marsupials can teach us about brain development

Research has revealed features of early human brain development are mimicked in the brains of marsupials.