Infographic: Exercise’s Effects on the Brain
Infographic: Exercise’s Effects on the Brain
Identifying the molecular interactions that occur all over the body during exercise could reveal how it affects learning and memory.
Infographic: Exercise’s Effects on the Brain
Infographic: Exercise’s Effects on the Brain

Identifying the molecular interactions that occur all over the body during exercise could reveal how it affects learning and memory.

Identifying the molecular interactions that occur all over the body during exercise could reveal how it affects learning and memory.

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Infographic: What Makes a Brain Smart?
Infographic: What Makes a Brain Smart?
Shawna Williams | Nov 1, 2018
Scientists have proposed a variety of features influence one’s ability to remember things and solve problems.
How Exercise Reprograms the Brain
How Exercise Reprograms the Brain
Ashley Yeager | Nov 1, 2018
As researchers unravel the molecular machinery that links exercise and cognition, working out is emerging as a promising neurotherapy.
The Biological Roots of Intelligence
The Biological Roots of Intelligence
Shawna Williams | Nov 1, 2018
Imaging, behavioral, and genetic data yield clues to what’s behind effective thinking.
Stressed Rodents Make Different Choices
Stressed Rodents Make Different Choices
Katarina Zimmer | Mar 1, 2018
Chronic stress tweaks a circuit in the brain that influences how lab rodents make tough decisions. 
Image of the Day: Hippocampal Jalapeno
Image of the Day: Hippocampal Jalapeno
The Scientist Staff | Aug 30, 2017
To tease apart brain regions involved in forming versus remembering memories, scientists engineered mice whose brain cells could be manipulated and tagged.
Singing In the Brain
Singing In the Brain
Anna Azvolinsky | Mar 1, 2017
His first love was dance, but Erich Jarvis has long courted another love—understanding how the brain learns vocalization.