Scientists pinpoint where in the brain we process facial expressions

Posted in Science on 21st Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

While we're not conscious of it, when you're looking at someone making a facial expression, there's a whole part of our brains that deals with decoding the information.

A more precise way to measure your brain

Posted in Science on 22nd Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

Measuring activity in the brain can tell us a lot about how a brain functions, as well as when the functioning is disrupted.

Network theory sheds new light on origins of consciousness

Posted in Science on 18th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

Is your awareness of the world and of yourself the result of specific, focused changes in your brain, or does that awareness come from a broad network of neural activity?

Autistic and non-autistic brain differences isolated for first time

Posted in Science on 22nd Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

The ability to analyse the entire data set from an fMRI scan provided researchers the opportunity to compare accurate computer models for both autistic and non-autistic brains.

The human brain may age less than was previously thought

Posted in Medicine on 5th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

This has important consequences for understanding how the brain changes with age and challenges current theories of ageing.