White Matter – the brain’s wiring system is part of intelligence, not just grey matter.
UNIGE researchers have shown that the decline in cognitive abilities after 50 years of age results in a decline in physical activity, and that – contrary to what has been suggested by the literature to date – the inverse relationship is much weaker.
The brain activity of jazz pianists differs from those of classical pianists, even when playing the same piece of music.
Adults likely do not develop ADHD, according to new research by FIU clinical psychologist Margaret Sibley. More than 80 percent of people diagnosed with adult-onset ADHD probably don’t have ADHD at all. Those who actually have the disorder likely had it as children but were undiagnosed.
Columbia study challenges traditional hierarchy of brain decoding; offers insight into how the brain makes perceptual judgements. Scientists at Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute have contributed to solving a paradox of perception, literally upending models of how the brain constructs interpretations of the outside world.