Native Language Influences Brain Wiring, New Study Claims
Scientists have found evidence using neuroimaging that the native language people speak may affect the way that their brains are wired. Researchers from Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig analyzed and compared the brain scans...
Five Ways Christmas Affects Your Brain
The Christmas season is an intense time of year. Neuroscience can shed some light on what it does to our brains. By Kira Shaw Christmas is a time of year like no other; gifts are exchanged, little-spoken-to relatives are contacted, and...
How Being Bilingual Affects Your Brain
Being bilingual or multilingual has been proven to have countless beneficial impacts on the brains of those who speak more than one language. According to recent data, most of the world's population, or 43 percent, are bilingual, 40 percent are...
Some Neurons in the Brain Selectively Respond Only to Sound of Singing
Scientists on Tuesday announced they had found an unexpected response to singing in the brain, suggesting particular groups of neurons appear to respond selectively to these particular sound. In a Current Biology journal article, a team of scientists in the...
Paxinos Talks On Greeks’ Contribution in Neuroscience
The Ithacan Philanthropic Society organized a lecture for Sept. 12 in Melbourne featuring Professor George Paxinos from the University of New South Wales. Professor Paxinos, a respected member of the Society, is acknowledged as one of the world’s renowned...