LSD and DMT Caused the Brain to Form New Connections in Flies and Rats
The effects of psychedelic drugs on neurite density is a promising sign that they may be useful in treating depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Neuroscientists Have a New Computational Model for Memory
An explanation for how neurons harness complexity for implementing long- and short-term memory.
New Imaging Study Shows How Schizophrenic Brains Regenerate
A new study points the way toward future new therapies and maybe even, eventually, a cure.
Are We Stuck With the Brains We're Born With?
Neuroplasticity may not be quite the super power some believe it can be.
Rewiring the Brain to Create New Senses
How the brain's neuroplasticity lets us substitute one sense for another—and invent new ones.
Luke Robert Mason
When Everything Looks the Same Online, How Can Your Brain Make Sense of It?
One designer asks whether homogeneity in web design could change how we think.
The Brain Molds to Language Early and Permanently
Researchers found the brains of Chinese children adopted by French parents maintain “neural representations of their birth language” long after the kids have forgetten even hearing Mandarin.