'Not long ago, it sounded like science fiction. Now, it feels within plausible reach,' Facebook says in a statement.
Research shows playing sport is associated with a larger hippocampal volume in both girls and boys, and also fewer symptoms of depression in boys.
A study has revealed the brain has the ability to process and filter sounds while we are sleeping.
Study participants with a high BMI had a slightly lower grey matter volume than those with a healthy BMI.
CPR helps maintain a continuous flow of oxygenated blood to the brain, failing which the brain will die.
Researchers found that those who had their appendix removed in early adulthood generally saw their risk of developing the incurable neurodegenerative disorder cut by 19%.
He says for those who do not actively use their muscles or brain power, it will hasten the ageing process.
Here are some recent findings suggesting that coffee may also bring a variety of health benefits.
New UK research has found that the warm glow we feel after helping others is real, with brain scans showing that the reward centre in the brain is activated after an act of kindness.
Prime minister advises parents to keep busy and active as Asian tradition of children supporting them in their golden years seems to be fading.
The prime minister reminds civil servants of the ills of corruption and tells them to use their brains to overcome their emotions so that they are not corrupt and their performance improves.
However, the question of whether vision influences cognition, or vice versa, has not been clear.
Folic acid fortification was associated with slower thinning of the brain cortex, and this in turn was associated with lower odds of developing psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia.
Physical frailty and cognitive decline before surgery have long been linked to worse outcomes afterward.
Sometimes the 'lies' your elders told you were borne out of good intentions but rarely carried an ounce of truth.
By modifying the amygdala, taste preferences can theoretically be changed.
People who have suffered brain injuries are more than twice as likely to develop dementia as people who have not.
Alex Ferguson, the most successful manager in Manchester United's history, underwent emergency surgery on Saturday for a brain haemorrhage, the club said.
Suffering a traumatic brain injury from a blow to the head boosted dementia risk by 24% in a Danish study group of nearly three million people.
A study has shown that people as old as 79 may still generate new brain cells.
While a healthy diet keeps us physically fit, we must also eat right to maintain the efficiency of our brain function.
Spending too much time in dimly lit rooms could actually be changing the structure of our brain according to new research.
A study has shown that activating certain neurons drives one's appetite for carbohydrates.
New research has found that playing action video games could help boost certain cognitive abilities.
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