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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.
Wearable brain-machine interface could help disabled people to control a wheelchair or vehicle

Wearable brain-machine interface could help disabled people to control a wheelchair or vehicle

The Leopoldina Annual Assembly 2019 focuses on 'Time in Nature and Culture'

The Leopoldina Annual Assembly 2019 focuses on 'Time in Nature and Culture'

Neuroscientists analyze why the brain is disturbed by harsh sounds

Neuroscientists analyze why the brain is disturbed by harsh sounds

Scientists link neuropsychological tests with real-life activity in MS patients

Scientists link neuropsychological tests with real-life activity in MS patients

Invasive mosquitoes plunge deeper into California

Invasive mosquitoes plunge deeper into California

Whole-brain radiotherapy recommended for patients with brain metastases

Whole-brain radiotherapy recommended for patients with brain metastases

Study shows perception of musical rhythms differs across cultures

Study shows perception of musical rhythms differs across cultures

Researchers describe how neurons establish contact with aggressive glioblastomas, promote tumor growth

Researchers describe how neurons establish contact with aggressive glioblastomas, promote tumor growth

People with persistent back pain, headaches twice as likely to suffer from both disorders

People with persistent back pain, headaches twice as likely to suffer from both disorders

Targeting specific enzyme could combat Alzheimer’s disease on two fronts

Targeting specific enzyme could combat Alzheimer’s disease on two fronts

Daniel Weinberger wins NAM's Sarnat Prize for schizophrenia research

Daniel Weinberger wins NAM's Sarnat Prize for schizophrenia research

UC San Diego awarded NIMH grant to create Neuroelectromagnetic Data Archive and Tools Resource

UC San Diego awarded NIMH grant to create Neuroelectromagnetic Data Archive and Tools Resource

Stem cells with 'dual identity' associated with loss of smell from inflammation in chronic sinusitis

Stem cells with 'dual identity' associated with loss of smell from inflammation in chronic sinusitis

Research provides insight into unusual construction process in unicellular parasite

Research provides insight into unusual construction process in unicellular parasite

Teenage vaping rate doubles in  two years

Teenage vaping rate doubles in two years

Brain tumors hijack healthy neurons in order to grow

Brain tumors hijack healthy neurons in order to grow

New and improved: CPR undergoes overhaul

New and improved: CPR undergoes overhaul

New uses for CBD in genetic brain disorder

New uses for CBD in genetic brain disorder

Camouflaged vaping devices are hoodwinking parents and schools

Camouflaged vaping devices are hoodwinking parents and schools

Doctors and nurses with addictions often denied a crucial recovery option

Doctors and nurses with addictions often denied a crucial recovery option