Brains at the crossroads: Motor neurons always map out several possibilities

Even if you’re already following a path after coming to a fork in the road, your brain may still be preparing for an alternative scenario. Results of a new study provide evidence that motor neurons are continuously working to translate information from the visual systems into action. Previous research has hinted that the brain’s motor […]

Are you a risk taker? Your brain structure might hold the answer

The older we get, the less likely we are to take risks – and this preference for familiar things may be caused by a change in our brain structures. A new study shows that risk aversion may be associated with an increase in grey matter in the right posterior parietal cortex. Researchers asked a group […]

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