Scientists identified two areas of the brain that light up just moments before one becomes conscious of a new experience. This brings us one step closer to finding the origin of human consciousness.
June 16, 2018
How does your own brain process the overwhelming stream of visual information from the external world? A newly launched observatory in Seattle aims to understand exactly that: the inner workings of the brain.
Neuroscience July 14, 2016
Do we humans have the capability to bring back the dead? A U.S. company aims to do that through its groundbreaking project on 20 brain-dead patients.
Biotech May 4, 2016
A new study featured in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that insects are capable of subjective experience. This means that they show a certain degree of consciousness about the things that they do, and don't merely act like biobots.
Earth/Environment April 20, 2016
Scientists in California were able to tinker with the consciousness of rats, making them wake up or fall back into sleep by directing laser pulses on their thalamus. Their findings may possibly help treat patients with traumatic brain injury.
Life December 19, 2015
Fish experience a phenomenon called 'emotional fever' suggesting how they also have some degree of consciousness, according to a UK study. This infliction manifests in the form of slight increases in the animals' body temperature when exposed to stressful situations.
Earth/Environment December 6, 2015
Consciousness may be directed by one small area of the brain, and now, we may know how to turn it on and off at will.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 9, 2014
Neuroscientists have discovered what could be the key to human consciousness. The discovery was accidentally made while performing brain surgery on a woman with epilepsy.
July 7, 2014