Luc Arnal, a post-doctoral scientist in David Poeppel’s laboratory at New York University, was having his brain hijacked. No, this isn’t a report of futuristic brain implants and neurohacking: rather, Arnal was experiencing the joys
Over the past decade, functional neuroimaging has revealed that our brains go through ever-changing patterns of activity, whether we are active or at rest, healthy or sick, under legal medication or high on illegal drugs.
Janelle Weaver, a freelance science writer based in Carbondale, Colorado, reports on a recent PLOS Biology article that used functional MRI to explore the neural networks that underlie negative emotions. Emotions are central to our daily
Amidst the incessant onslaught of signals that reach our senses every second, how does the brain determine which auditory and visual signals originate from a common source and should be integrated, and which ones should
A study recently published in Frontiers in Neurology started an interesting discussion on Twitter. The paper, by Stephen Jones and colleagues from the Cleveland Clinic, tackled a seemingly simple question: do measures of cerebral connectivity