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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.
Scientists identify 104 high-risk genes for schizophrenia

Scientists identify 104 high-risk genes for schizophrenia

Advance in breakthrough cancer treatment eliminates serious side effects

Advance in breakthrough cancer treatment eliminates serious side effects

Brain areas linked to memory and emotion aid odor navigation in humans

Brain areas linked to memory and emotion aid odor navigation in humans

MIT scientists reverse some behavioral symptoms of rare neurodevelopmental disorder

MIT scientists reverse some behavioral symptoms of rare neurodevelopmental disorder

Researchers are developing brand-new method to cure brain tumors

Researchers are developing brand-new method to cure brain tumors

Novel AI voice tool can help diagnose PTSD

Novel AI voice tool can help diagnose PTSD

Study provides new insight into how obesity, insulin resistance can affect cognition

Study provides new insight into how obesity, insulin resistance can affect cognition

FDA authorizes marketing of first medical device to treat ADHD

FDA authorizes marketing of first medical device to treat ADHD

Research uncovers critical RNA processing aberrations in ALS and FTD

Research uncovers critical RNA processing aberrations in ALS and FTD

Two studies uncover brain mechanisms underlying decision making process

Two studies uncover brain mechanisms underlying decision making process

Light-intensity physical activity associated with healthy brain aging

Light-intensity physical activity associated with healthy brain aging

Disruptive behaviors in autistic children linked to reduced brain connectivity

Disruptive behaviors in autistic children linked to reduced brain connectivity

Groundbreaking experiment in pigs challenges the notion about brain damage

Groundbreaking experiment in pigs challenges the notion about brain damage

Scientific breakthrough provides new hope for people living with multiple sclerosis

Scientific breakthrough provides new hope for people living with multiple sclerosis

Emergency medicine doctors find better way to treat severe epileptic seizures in children

Emergency medicine doctors find better way to treat severe epileptic seizures in children

Drug that treats high blood pressure shows promise against neurodegenerative diseases

Drug that treats high blood pressure shows promise against neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers map auditory sensory system of the mouse brain

Researchers map auditory sensory system of the mouse brain

Novel system enables researchers to study bacteria within mini-tissues in a dish

Novel system enables researchers to study bacteria within mini-tissues in a dish

Researchers identify key clues to brain and pancreas development

Researchers identify key clues to brain and pancreas development

Researchers create a working model of cerebral tract to study brain function

Researchers create a working model of cerebral tract to study brain function