Scientists have announced the first successful effort to wiggle fingers individually and independently of each other using a mind-controlled artificial "arm." The new findings could be huge for those with prosthetic arms and devices.
Chronic stress isn't just taxing-it's extremely dangerous for your health. New findings published in the journal Current Opinion show that it can actually increase your risk of dementia.
Mindfulness practices may be key to helping treat or even prevent obesity in children.
Asthma patients are twice as likely to suffer from chronic migraines than those without the health condition, according to a recent study.
A new study zeroes in on Twitter and showing how positive emotions spread like a virus on social media.
Sometimes, people are moody. And while being irrational at times isn't typically the smartest idea, it may help us adapt quickly to new changes, according to a new study.
Is it possible to link two brains together? Scientists say they've done it.
A new study out in Trends in Cognitive Sciences suggests that neurotic unhappiness and creativity may go hand-in-hand.
New findings published in the journal Cognition show that children can actually do a bit of picking and choosing when it comes to deciding what they want to learn.
For the study, researchers at Binghamton University recruited 160 women--60 of whom had dealt with depression in the past and 100 of whom had no history of depression. Each of the participants were shown a series of two faces, one with a neutral expression and the other with a sad or happy expressio...
New findings published in the journal Neuron specifically studied how the brain of a fruit fly differentiates between the two. As fruit flies and humans share about 75 percent of the same disease-causing genes, researchers believe that the distinct molecular machinery that presents in both the guts ...