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How the brain perceives rhythm

A team of neuroscientists has found that people are biased toward hearing and producing rhythms composed of simple integer ratios — for example, a...

Pop-outs: How the brain extracts meaning from noise

When you're suddenly able to understand someone despite their thick accent, or finally make out the lyrics of a song, your brain appears to...

Your left hand knows what your right hand is doing

The saying goes that "your left hand doesn't know what your right hand is doing," but actually, your left hand is paying more attention...

Looking into the brains of habitual short sleepers

Most people could benefit from a few extra hours of sleep every night. But some people habitually sleep much less than the recommended amount,...

Researchers find brain’s ‘physics engine’

The location of the 'physics engine' in the brain is highlighted in color in this illustration.Credit: Jason Fischer/JHU Whether or not they aced the subject...

Neuroscientists decipher how our brain controls grasping movements

Maintenancce of a robotic hand in the workshop of the DPZ's Neurobiology Laboratory. Photo: Thomas Steuer Our hands are highly developed grasping organs that are...

Brain activity, response to food cues differ in severely obese women,...

Dr. Nancy Puzziferri, assisted by Dr. Atish Chopra, performs bariatric surgery on an obese patient. Dr. Puzziferri led a study in the journal Obesity...

In gauging and correcting errors, brain plays confidence game, new research...

The confidence in our decision-making serves to both gauge errors and to revise our approach, New York University neuroscientists have found. Their study offers...

Watching the brain do math

A new Carnegie Mellon University neuroimaging study reveals the mental stages people go through as they are solving challenging math problems.Published in Psychological Science,...

Map provides detailed picture of how the brain is organized

A detailed new map by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis lays out the landscape of the cerebral cortex --...

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