Brain plasticity or how we can learn throughout life

Our brain is capable of creating new neurons and neural connections to adapt to the changes that are presented to it. It is not static.

The first 3D image of a monkey's brain

Scientists have succeeded with a new technique for scanning high-resolution brain images. It only took four days.

Has the 'grandmother's neuron' finally been discovered?

They discover a new type of memory cells in the brain associated with the recognition of the faces of our loved ones. Is this the legendary 'grandmother's neuron', which scientists have been searching for since the 1960s?

Bisexual and straight women are equally turned on

The neuronal arousal response to female and male erotic images is almost identical between women of different sexual orientation.

What anxiety does to our breath

The way anxiety affects our perception of changes in our body, such as breathing, could lead to more specific treatments.

In what area of the brain is love found?

That loving feelings are not formed in the heart but in the brain, is something that science has proven long ago. But where exactly?

What happens in your brain when someone says your name?

What zones are activated? What exactly happens in our brain? Believe it or not, it has a major impact on your brain.

A 3D map of a mouse brain

Each region of the brain has a unique coordinate. In addition, small electrical probes capture the activity of hundreds of neurons at once in several different brain regions.


Prince Philippos of Greece & Nina Flohr: Royal dream wedding in Athens

Prince Philippos and Nina Flohr tied the knot in Athens Cathedral. The proud bride beamed at her father's side on the way to the altar.

Corona vaccination breakthroughs: how dangerous is the virus for vaccinated people? – Answers to the most important questions

Despite being vaccinated, you can get infected with corona. Why is that and how dangerous can the virus be for vaccinated people? The most important things at a glance.

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An extremely attractive piece of play equipment in a children's playground in Canada generates a lot of attention on social networks. What's behind it?