Latest News

How brain's auditory center transmits information for decisions, actions

When a pedestrian hears the screech of a car's brakes, she has to decide whether, and if so, how, to move in response. Is the action taking place blocks away, or 20 feet to the left? One of the primal mechanisms we depend on -- acting on the basis of information gathered by our sense of hearing -- is yielding its secrets. Surprising results fill in a key piece of the puzzle about how mammals act on the basis of sound cues.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • First grade reading suffers in segregated schools

  • How can Britain be made more creative?

  • Children and hot cars a cause for deadly concern

  • Monoamine oxidase A: Biomarker for postpartum depression

  • Effect of loud noises on brain revealed in study

  • Pervasive implicit hierarchies for race, religion, age revealed by study

  • Internet search engines as both aid, danger for people at risk of suicide

  • How can we make Britain more creative?

  • Can summer camp be key to world peace?

  • Menu secrets that can make you slim by design

  •