Glasgow University scientists crack brain 'Enigma code'

Posted in Science on 24th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

Researchers have discovered what two parts of the brain are saying to one another when processing visual images.

New Research Shows How Brain Reconstructs Past Events

Posted in Science on 5th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

When remembering something from our past, the entire event can be reactivated in the brain, including incidental information, such as what music may have been playing.

Network theory suggests consciousness is global in the brain

Posted in Science on 17th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers have found evidence that awareness or consciousness results from widespread communication across sensory and association areas of the cortex.

Playing video games is good for your brain

Posted in Games on 12th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

Purported negative effects such as addiction, increased aggression, and various health consequences such as obesity and tend to get far more media coverage than the positives.

Anti-aging gene also enhances cognition

Posted in Medicine on 12th May, 2014
by Alex Muller

A variant of the gene KLOTHO is known for its anti-aging effects in people fortunate enough to carry one copy. Now researchers find that it also benefits brain function.