Category Archives: Neuroscience

 

A language is a communication system that is based on the development, acquisition, maintenance and use of a series of vocal tools that allow the exchange of information between different people.
All healthy human beings, with a normal development, […]

As a recent mom, I can attest to the fact that at least some humans don’t quite get enough sleep, but the thing is, independently of why my baby thinks sleep is for cowards, in a new article researchers Charles […]

The Mütter Museum in Philadelphia is one of those must go places for any brain enthusiast. The collection beautifully represents the history of modern medicine, including a repository of skulls used in phrenological studies, broken cranial bones à la […]

Author: Jose V. Torres-Perez (@Jovitope) is a Postdoctoral Research Assistant at the School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London (UK).
This article is not about supporting the use of animals for research or to justify the […]

Numerical cognition is a subdiscipline of the cognitive sciences that studies the neural, developmental and behavioral bases of the use of numbers and mathematics. It is a multidisciplinary field in which cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, cognitive linguistics and neuroscience participate. […]

 
Authors:
Paola Falanga is pursuing an M.Sc. degree in Psychology at the University of Napoli. Paola did an internship at Trinity College Dublin (Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience and School of Psychology) under the auspices of the Erasmus+ program. […]

Legend goes that the Greek poet Simonides of Ceos was having dinner at the house of a wealthy man in Thessaly when he received a message to go outside to meet two men who had requested to see him. When […]

Authors:
Paula Krilčić is a Speech and Language Pathology student at the University of Zagreb, working on her Master’s thesis on the relationship between language and executive functions. She is currently staying in Dublin where she is doing an […]

Sexual differences in the human brain, both in structure and function, have a high scientific interest and a clear social impact. In the biological part because of the different susceptibility of both sexes to some developmental disorders such as autism […]

Behind the symmetrical shell of humans and vertebrates lies a profound asymmetry. Our bilaterality breaks down inside our body. Not only our viscera are organized asymmetrically. Also our brain and nervous system, whose general appearance seems symmetrical, present lateralized structure […]