Can Humans Sense Magnetic Fields?
Can Humans Sense Magnetic Fields?
A study of people’s brainwaves hints at their unconscious ability to perceive the Earth’s magnetic field.
Can Humans Sense Magnetic Fields?
Can Humans Sense Magnetic Fields?

A study of people’s brainwaves hints at their unconscious ability to perceive the Earth’s magnetic field.

A study of people’s brainwaves hints at their unconscious ability to perceive the Earth’s magnetic field.

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General Anesthesia Causes Telltale Brain Activity Patterns
General Anesthesia Causes Telltale Brain Activity Patterns
Emery N. Brown, Francisco J. Flores | Mar 1, 2019
The drugs lead to widespread, predictable changes in brain waves that can help anesthesiologists personalize anesthesia and develop anesthetic-based treatments.
Infographic: How General Anesthesia Works
Infographic: How General Anesthesia Works
Emery N. Brown, Francisco J. Flores | Mar 1, 2019
Drugs that doctors use to sedate patients during traumatic medical procedures act on neural receptors to alter brain activity.
Image of the Day: In Sync
Image of the Day: In Sync
Carolyn Wilke | Jan 3, 2019
At playtime together, parents’ brain activity mimics that of their infant children.
Researchers Develop New Strategy for Detecting Consciousness
Researchers Develop New Strategy for Detecting Consciousness
Abby Olena | Nov 21, 2018
The EEG-based method could help clinicians identify patients with severe brain injuries who are actually capable of some cognitive function, despite appearing unresponsive.
New Method Can Sense Babies’ Pain
New Method Can Sense Babies’ Pain
Aggie Mika | May 5, 2017
By measuring brain activity patterns, scientists can more objectively assess infant distress.
Scientists Identify More-Precise Neural Correlates of Dreaming
Scientists Identify More-Precise Neural Correlates of Dreaming
Ashley P. Taylor | Apr 10, 2017
By examining brainwave patterns in a posterior cortical area, scientists can predict when people are dreaming.
Thoughts Derailed
Thoughts Derailed
Tanya Lewis | Apr 18, 2016
The same brain mechanism by which surprising events interrupt movements may also be involved in disrupting cognition, according to a study.
Inside a Painter’s Brain
Inside a Painter’s Brain
Ajai Raj | Oct 24, 2014
Dean Cercone shares the cortical correlates of his creative process as part of a neuroscience-inspired exhibition.
Ballroom Brainwaves
Ballroom Brainwaves
Eli Chen | Mar 28, 2014
A neuroscientist studies the brains of tango dancers in an attempt to understand interpersonal connectedness.