Re-localizing Broca

Nature is running a nice news article on the re-localization of Broca’s language area in the brain, and has as feature about it in their latest podcast. Pierre Paul Broca originally [...]

Don't touch that drink, lad!

Adolescence is a period of dramatic transformation in the healthy human brain, leading to both regional and general brain volume changes. Recent high-resolution Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) [...]

On a mother's mind

Having a baby has a large impact on how we live our lives (trust me). But whereas men may react with amazement, wonder, even jealousy of being left aside, little actually happens to our bodies [...]

Face blind in millions

Recently, a team in Cambridge has developed a diagnostic tool for prosopagnosia, a rare disorder of face perception where the ability to recognize faces is impaired, although the ability to [...]

Proof of a visual word form area?

The visual word form area (VWFA) is one of the most contested concepts of modern neuroscience. Its proponents claim that a dedicated slice of cortex in the occipitotemporal region of the brain [...]