Professor Edward Chang said that this is the first successful demonstration of direct decoding of full words from the brain activity of someone who is paralysed and cannot speak.
Researchers are still attempting to understand exactly what impact lockdowns have had on us, but we do know some things for sure.
We continue to learn about COVID-19 and its long-lingering effects, with a recent study showing just how prevalent neurological and psychological symptoms really are.
Studies have shown that physical attributes can affect how your personality develops, with some interesting theories as to why.
A new device has been proven to help people with motor neuron diseases navigate the internet in unprecedented ways.
Lefties are routinely rejected for brain research studies, and they’re not happy about it.
Technology that links a machine to the brain has made it possible for this tetraplegic man to walk again.
Do you really want to live forever? Science may have found a way to keep brains alive long after you die, but it does come with drawbacks.
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Are you some kind of whizz-kid and you just don’t know it yet? Time to shine, because here’s how you can take your memory for a stroll.
Neuroscientists have sent a message from one brain to another using nothing but machinery to read their electromagnetic pulses.
Radio frequency fields emitted via mobile phones are carcinogenic. You ever heard that before? It’s something that most of you are probably vaguely aware of . At some point in your life you would have definitely heard that talking on your cell phone too much might give you brain cancer. However, like other nasty, illness-type […]
Men have known it for years, women have known it for years, but finally, we have incorrigible proof. A team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania scanned the brains of nearly 1,000 men, women, boys and girls and found some very real differences.
How whack is crack really? Disgraced Toronto Mayor Rob Rod freely admits to smoking crack cocaine ‘in one of my drunken stupors’ (he also regularly binge drinks – fun guy). Thanks to the mayor, everyone’s talking about crack again. This video shows you exactly what happens to your brain on crack, and it’s definitely not fun.
Things are not always what they seem! Check out this video and put your brain to the test! These optical illusions are sure to play trickery on your brain and give your mind a well needed mid-week work out.
Researchers from the University of Washington believe this is the first “noninvasive human to human brain interface.” Which is a fancy way of explaining that this guy is very definitely controlling this other guy’s body with his MIND.
68-year-old, Malcom Myatt of England, will never be sad again. After spending 19 weeks in the hospital due to a stroke he suffered, doctors told him the frontal lobe of his brain had been destroyed. That’s the section of the brain that controls emotions.
If you have been longing for anything to viral on Facebook, Twitter or YouTube you need to aim for this part of the brain. The Temporo-Parietal Junction, or the TPJ.
In 2003, on the remote island of Flores in Indonesia, an 18,000 year-old fossil was discovered of Homo Floresiensis, a humanoid, one metre high. The discovery of the fossil led researchers to believe that they were a unique species of human, and not in fact deformed.
Scientists at Stanford University have developed a new way of looking at the brain – they make the brain tissue almost transparent.
2oceansvibe has long despised the rude habit of random, unplanned phone calls. That was to do with manners, but now it is OFFICIALLY affecting our health as well. So you just carry on.. make another phone call. Click headline for story.
According to the exciting world of Science, the men in white coats have discovered a molecule in the brains of mice that, when switched on, gives these mice super memories. This could work for humans too – but the question is, do you really want to?
Strokes can have massive effects on the body and mind, and are known to be occasionally transformative. Perhaps none more-so than the stroke experienced by Chris Birch during a rugby training incident in Wales. Birch,26, claims to have woken up after suffering a stroke feeling very different, and that the incident had turned him into a gay man. He was engaged to his girlfriend at the time.
Neuroscientists have discovered that using Facebook has a measurable impact on the size of particular areas of the brain. The results of a recent study show that the more Facebook friends you have, the bigger and denser become the three parts of your brain which are associated with the power to socialise. It’s unclear whether by ‘socialise’ they mean really, in real life. But maybe.
It’s always nice when the world catches up with 80’s sci-fi films. Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have succeeded in reconstructing people’s visual experiences using MRI and image libraries. Which means that if you click on the link you can see somebody’s brain try to replicate the Pink Panther film trailer.
Hemingway drank cocktails. I’m just saying that now so that any concerns about masculinity and ‘girly drinks’ are shelved from the get-go. Multimedia artist Marcos Lutyens has set up an installation that projects arsty scans from EEG headsets worn by people drinking Absolut vodka, and if boozey brain-waves isn’t art then I don’t know what is.