How The Brain Enables Us To Rapidly Focus Attention

December 31, 2018 Syndicated 0

Researchers have discovered a key mechanism in the brain that may underlie our ability to rapidly focus attention. Our brains are continuously bombarded with information from the senses, yet our level of vigilance to such input varies, allowing us to selectively focus on one conversation and not another.

The Neuroscience of Changing Your Mind

December 11, 2017 staff 0

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have found that last-minute decision-making is a lot more complicated than previously known, involving complex neural coordination among multiple brain areas. The revelations may help scientists unravel certain aspects of addictive behaviors and understand why accidents like falls grow increasingly common as we age.