How transgender hormone therapy affects the brain
"How much hormones like testosterone and medications for mental illness was the transgender Nashville school shooter taking?" Marjorie Taylor Greene tweeted.
Can exercise really prevent dementia in later life?
Newsweek reached out to experts to find out whether exercise really is the best medicine to help prevent dementia, and one specific exercise can help the most.
Mom dubbed the real-life "50 First Dates" after traumatic brain injury
"Over the course of a couple of hours, I lost my memory," Nesh Pillay told Newsweek.
Hyperaggressive seals likely poisoned with acid are attacking humans
The seals are thought to have been exposed to domoic acid after a red tide algal bloom, which can cause brain or heart damage.
Prince Harry, and why recollections really do vary
When Prince Harry's long-awaited memoir, Spare, hit bookshops on January 10, readers were quick to point out discrepancies in his recollections.
Meghan Markle's baby brain comment: sexist or science?
Sexist stereotypes often portray pregnant women as being cognitively incompetent, but what does neuroscience have to say about this label?
Why you can't stop stalking your ex on social media
Seeing photos of your former partner after a breakup is physically and emotionally painful, so why do we keep going back for more?
Can psychedelics cure? Science is on the verge of finding out
A neuroscientist says these substances have the potential to "revolutionize" mental health treatment, although many unknowns remain.
Woman Paralyzed from Head to Toe by Toxic Shellfish
"My breathing was slowing down and I thought I was going to die," said a New Zealand woman after suffering paralytic shellfish poisoning.
James Holmes' Prison Life, 10 Years On From Aurora Movie Theater Shooting
The killer, now aged 34, slaughtered 12 people and wounded 70 more when he stormed a midnight screening of Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises" in July 2012.
Dead Human Eyes Respond to Light Five Hours After Donor Passed
The scientists' findings might one day lead to the development of treatments that could improve vision.
Tossing and Turning at Night? How to Get More Deep Sleep
The right amount of deep sleep is as important as food or water. We asked experts how much restorative rest people need and what to do if you're not getting enough.
ALS Patient First to Communicate With Brain Implant: 'I Love My Cool Son'
He also requested certain soups and to listen to the band Tool.
Do Insects Have Brains?
Multiple studies have pointed towards examples of sophisticated intelligence in some insects.
Mold In Man's Brain Caused Abscesses Like 'Two Little Dark Circles of Doom'
Tyson Bottenus believes that he was infected with the rare fungus that made its way through his blood to his brain while cycling in Costa Rica.
What Your Wordle Strategy Says About You, According to Experts
How people approach the five-letter guessing puzzle could hint at their day-to-day thought processes, a neuroscience expert told Newsweek.
Neuroscientist Removed from APA Chat After Saying There Are Only 2 Sexes
"It is sad that an audience of supposed scientists is unable to take any dissenting view, such as the suggestion that there really are only two sexes," a psychology and neuroscience professor said in reaction to his removal from an APA email group.
COVID-19 May 'Hide' in Brains and Cause Relapses, Study Says
"The brain is one of the regions where virus likes to hide," researcher Mukesh Kumar said. "Once it infects the brain it can affect anything because the brain is controlling your lungs, the heart, everything."
COVID Can Age the Brain by a Decade, Study Suggests
The study involved over 84,000 people who said they had recovered from coronavirus.
Who Was Robert Galbraith Heath?
The scientist is most well-known for his studies into schizophrenia and gay conversion therapy.
Humans Have More than 6,000 Thoughts per Day, Psychologists Discover
Psychologists at Queen's University in Canada say they have developed a new way to detect when one thought ends and another begins.
Elon Musk Says Helping 'Dire Brain Injuries' is Neuralink's First Priority
Musk has said the project will initially be used to treat neural conditions, but could eventually enhance humans and even facilitate a "symbiosis" with artificial intelligence.
Coronavirus Seems to Trick Antibodies into Attacking Brain
The small study involved 11 COVID-19 patients in Germany.
Ketamine Switches Brain 'Off and On,' Potentially Explaining K-holes
Experiments on sheep reveal unusual brain activity that appear to correspond to human user experiences.
Scientists Create Device That Works Just like the Human Brain
For the first time, the component has been proven to carry signals between neurons using very low power—which has been a major challenge in previous studies, the research team said.
Rat Study Helps Identify Brain Process That Causes Loss of Pleasure
Scientists monitored rats reaction to stress over a 21-day period to find out what brain mechanisms affected their susceptibility or resilience to anhedonia.
Rats Have Been Trained to Drive Cars for Science
While the undertaking sounds like an intriguing proposition in and of itself, the purpose of the study is to highlight the importance of enriched environments in lab-based animal studies.
Computers Can Never Be Truly Conscious | Opinion
Billions of dollars have already been spent trying to develop consciousness in machines.
Compulsive Sexual Behaviors Study Reveals Differences in Gene Expression
The controversial condition was classified as a disorder last year.
Beach or Car Door? Optical Illusion Confuses the Internet
Image was posted to Twitter and has now been shared over 1,000 times.