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The human brain is the center of the human nervous system and is a highly complex organ. Enclosed in the cranium, it has the same general structure as the brains of other mammals, but is over three times as large as the brain of a typical mammal with an equivalent body size.
Japanese scientists show how male pheromone enhances female sexual behavior in mice

Japanese scientists show how male pheromone enhances female sexual behavior in mice

Proton pump inhibitors do not increase risk for dementia or Alzheimer's disease

Proton pump inhibitors do not increase risk for dementia or Alzheimer's disease

Moderate physical activity linked to healthy glucose metabolism in the brain

Moderate physical activity linked to healthy glucose metabolism in the brain

Prenatal exposure to pain-relieving drug can impair development of male behavior

Prenatal exposure to pain-relieving drug can impair development of male behavior

UCLA-led study reveals possibility of CMV and HIV transmission from mothers to infants

UCLA-led study reveals possibility of CMV and HIV transmission from mothers to infants

New study explores interpersonal synchronization in context of pain and touch

New study explores interpersonal synchronization in context of pain and touch

Study: New brain-based memory recognition technology may be one step closer to court

Study: New brain-based memory recognition technology may be one step closer to court

Specific cerebral circuitry bridges chemical changes and behavioral expressions in PTSD

Specific cerebral circuitry bridges chemical changes and behavioral expressions in PTSD

Genetic factors play significant role in causing ALS, study reveals

Genetic factors play significant role in causing ALS, study reveals

Researchers identify key protein that helps trigger ketamine's rapid antidepressant effects

Researchers identify key protein that helps trigger ketamine's rapid antidepressant effects

Frequent sex linked to higher cognitive function in seniors

Frequent sex linked to higher cognitive function in seniors

NKI's I-Portal devices can accurately measure mTBI symptoms, study shows

NKI's I-Portal devices can accurately measure mTBI symptoms, study shows

New 3D display could solve eye fatigue problems of  AR and VR devices

New 3D display could solve eye fatigue problems of  AR and VR devices

Vaccines can be blamed for any illness even with lack of evidence says EU court

Vaccines can be blamed for any illness even with lack of evidence says EU court

Scientists discover biological fingerprint in children with tuberculosis meningitis

Scientists discover biological fingerprint in children with tuberculosis meningitis

Researchers find new evidence that autoimmunity plays role in Parkinson's disease

Researchers find new evidence that autoimmunity plays role in Parkinson's disease

Extra virgin olive oil protects memory and helps prevent Alzheimer’s

Extra virgin olive oil protects memory and helps prevent Alzheimer’s

New research uncovers brain mechanism that enables more efficient multitasking

New research uncovers brain mechanism that enables more efficient multitasking

Study identifies structural changes in genes that increase risk of Tourette syndrome

Study identifies structural changes in genes that increase risk of Tourette syndrome

Researchers develop new technique to boost quality of brain scans

Researchers develop new technique to boost quality of brain scans