cognitive processing

The Anatomical Link Between Cognition And Perception In Autism

The posterior superior parietal lobule links behavioral inflexibility and perceptual rigidity in patients with autism, scientists say.

How Patients With Alzheimer’s Disease Hide Their Forgetfulness

A research group at Kumamoto University, Japan, has found that patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease often engage in face-saving behaviour to hide their loss of memory.

Memories Take A Detour In The Brain

Memories are formed in and retrieved from different parts of the brain, according to an optogenetic study by researchers in Japan.

Artificial Intelligence Used To Decode Brain Signals And Read Minds

Researchers have used artificial intelligence to predict what a person sees or imagines based on brain scans.

Can You See What I See?

A study by researchers at Kyoto University shows that visual perception may depend on birthplace and environment.

How The Brain Balances Its Network

A part of the hippocampus called CA2 is responsible for preventing the local brain circuits from becoming hyperactive, study says.

Life Is A Rollercoaster–It’s Just How You Ride It

SMU Associate Professor William Tov examines how everyday emotions shape our overall well-being.

Babies Are Born To Love Heroes

Infants as young as six months old can recognize and appreciate heroic acts, according to a study by Japanese researchers.

How Lasting Memories Form In The Brain

The cells responsible for long-term memories are formed the prefrontal cortex during the initial experience and gradually strengthen over time.

Appetite-Controlling Brain Circuit May Help Explain Stress Eating

Scientists have found that diametric brain circuits switch feeding and drinking behaviors on and off in mice.