Brain Surface Area Reveals Overlap in Genes, Intelligence, Evolution
Brain Surface Area Reveals Overlap in Genes, Intelligence, Evolution
An analysis of the contours of more than 600 kids’ brains points to links between cerebral surface area and heritability in regions of the brain important in cognition.  
Brain Surface Area Reveals Overlap in Genes, Intelligence, Evolution
Brain Surface Area Reveals Overlap in Genes, Intelligence, Evolution

An analysis of the contours of more than 600 kids’ brains points to links between cerebral surface area and heritability in regions of the brain important in cognition.  

An analysis of the contours of more than 600 kids’ brains points to links between cerebral surface area and heritability in regions of the brain important in cognition.  

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Neural Patterns of Consciousness Identified
Neural Patterns of Consciousness Identified
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Imaging of the human brain reveals constellations of activity associated with conscious and unconscious states.
Cerebellum Does “Quality Control” for Our Thoughts: Study
Cerebellum Does “Quality Control” for Our Thoughts: Study
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FMRI data uncover wide variation in network organization between individuals in this oft-neglected brain region.
Self-Control Center in the Brain Linked to Weight Loss
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Activity in the lateral prefrontal cortex was the best correlate of weight loss in a study of people on a restricted-calorie diet.
SSRI Consumption During Pregnancy Linked to Changes in Babies’ Brains
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MRI data suggest prenatal exposure to the medication increases the volume of brain regions vital to processing emotions.
Are the Brains of Transgender People Different from Those of Cisgender People?
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Shawna Williams | Mar 1, 2018
Research into the biological basis of gender identity is in its infancy, but clues are beginning to emerge.
Infographic: Searching for the Neural Basis of Gender
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Brain studies have yielded a mixed picture of the neural similarities and differences between people of different genders.
Nobel Laureate and Laser Scientist Dies
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Nicolaas Bloembergen’s research laid the groundwork for the development of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology.
Qatar Blockade Evinces Vulnerability of Helium Supply
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Scientific users had braced for another helium shortage, but many have turned to new technologies to reduce their needs.
ADHD Linked to Structural Differences in the Brain
ADHD Linked to Structural Differences in the Brain
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Imaging data show smaller volumes in several brain regions among people diagnosed with the behavioral disorder.