We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data. We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. You can read our Cookie Policy here.


Neuroimaging – News and Features

A man walking into an archway with clouds around him.

Scientists Discover What’s Happening Inside a Sleepwalker’s Brain

Many adults will experience at least one episode of sleepwalking in their lives, but what is happening inside the brain during these episodes is yet to be uncovered. Researchers have offered insight into this sleep behavior in their recent study.
A page of music notes.

Singing Can Support Speech Rehabilitation After Stroke

Singing rehabilitates speech production in post-stroke aphasia. Researchers at the University of Helsinki investigated the rehabilitative effect of singing on the brain.
The shape of a brain in bright star shapes.

Engineers Create a New Method To Detect Light Deep in the Brain

A new method to label cells deep within the brain has been developed.
A generated image of a human brain on top of a computer chip.

Alzheimer’s Disease Types Linked to Rate of Cognitive Decline by New Tool

Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered a series of brain changes characterized by unique clinical features and immune cell behaviors using a new corticolimbic index tool for Alzheimer's disease, a leading cause of dementia.
A man touches his finger to his hearing aid.

Brain Research on How Humans Hear Sound Could Spark the Next Generation of Hearing Devices

Advanced knowledge of how humans process sound could unlock a new generation of more efficient hearing devices.
A shot from a party showing a kitchen containing a lot of alcohol.

Sex Differences Exist in Brain Activity Relating to Alcohol Craving and Heavy Drinking

Brain activity related to alcohol craving and future heavy drinking is different across sexes, a new study finds, which could have implications for treatment.
A clinician holds a film of a patient's brain scans.

First Case of Brain Disease From Fentanyl Inhalation

Clinicians have diagnosed the first case of toxic brain inflammation from fentanyl inhalation.
A scientist holds a vial of blood in a gloved hand.

Advances in Liquid Biopsies: Improving Sensitivity and Earlier Detection

This article will focus on some of the advances currently being made in the field of liquid biopsy, from attempts to improve the sensitivity of tests, to using bodily fluids other than blood.
Fruit and vegetables.

Healthy, Balanced Diet Linked to Superior Brain Health

New research has highlighted the profound link between dietary choices and brain health. The research showed that a healthy, balanced diet was linked to superior brain health, cognitive function and mental wellbeing
A 3D model of a human brain.

Using Heart Rate To Guide Brain Stimulation for Depression

Study led by Brigham investigators suggests heart rate may be a useful tool to determine where to stimulate the brains of individuals with depressive disorders when brain scans aren’t available