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Munira Abdulla had been in a "minimally conscious" state since a car crash in 1991.
Is "my brain made me do it" a valid argument for shorter prison sentences?
The perception of something as basic as whether an object is convex or concave is not reliably the same across people and populations.
The subjective experience of consciousness and associated psychological processes—thoughts, beliefs, ideas, intentions and more—are products of non-conscious processes, researchers say.
"We found that people who hold radical political beliefs have worse metacognition than those with more moderate views," said the study's lead author.
Scientists are increasingly researching the potential benefits of psychoactive drugs.
Scientists believe drugs take over mechanisms in the brain which form memories, potentially offering one explanation for substance abuse and addiction.
Scientists have examined human brain cells to find out how they differ from rat brain cells.
The child had a third of his brain's right hemisphere removed in order to prevent increasingly severe epileptic seizures.
Highly empathic people have more brain activation while listening to music.
The testing on monkeys is being done in China because it would be too costly and controversial in the United States.
Sleeping in over the weekend could counteract the negative effects of short sleeps during the week, according to a new study.
What if we had the ability to fool our brain into thinking that we'd experienced something that never happened?
The finding could have important implications for our understanding of how both normal learning and neurological disorders may occur.
The Troxler effect is useful in evolutionary terms because it enabled us to focus our attention on dangerous predators.
This finding is an important breakthrough in Alzheimer's research.
This diet could have great brain results, if you can stick to it.
The company's initial plans involve injecting the brain with a special formula in a technique known as aldehyde-stabilized cryopreservation.