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Time and Your Brain (Mental Time Travel, Anyone?)

Time and Your Brain (Mental Time Travel, Anyone?)

Scientists discover ‘time cells’ in the brain that enable ‘mental time travel’ A new experiment probed how the human brain encodes and processes the flow of time. In addition to shedding light on the complex process of temporal organization...
Time and Your Brain (Mental Time Travel, Anyone?)

Retraining the socially-distanced brain

If the idea of making small talk at a crowded happy hour sounds terrifying to you after a year of social distancing you’re not alone. Nearly half of Americans reported feeling uneasy about returning to in-person interaction regardless of vaccination status. The...
Procrastination and Your Brain

Procrastination and Your Brain

What is revenge bedtime procrastination? After a productive day you eat dinner, do chores…and binge watch your favorite series. Before you know it, bedtime has long passed leaving only a few hours to catch some sleep before the cycle begins again. Revenge...
Mysteries of the Brain

Mysteries of the Brain

Neuroscientists have discovered a phenomenon that they can’t explain Specific groups of neurons reliably fire when their owner smells a rose, sees a sunset, or hears a bell. These representations—these patterns of neural firing—presumably stay the same from one moment...
Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

FDA approves first new Alzheimer’s disease drug in nearly 20 years The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of the experimental drug aducanumab for Alzheimer’s disease. CNN looks at this drug that was developed for patients with mild...

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