One day in the summer of 1977, sitting at a piano in a practice room of the Manhattan School of Music, neurologist John C.M. Brust carried out a highly unusual neurological examination....

Most of my dreams are boring. I’m typically talking to someone I know, either on the phone or in person, in a familiar place. The conversations tend to include ideas that...

As a reporter I spend a lot of time analyzing voices, and I’m often amazed by how much a voice can convey that written words cannot. Sure, you can write down...

If you’ve ever clenched up at the sound of nails on a chalkboard, or felt a pleasant chill when listening to an opera soprano, then you have an intuitive sense of...

Tony Ro’s research on the brain’s mixing of sound and touch began, appropriately enough, at a mixer. It was the spring of 2000 in Houston, Texas, where he had recently launched...

Denver fans are glad that game is behind them. I’m looking forward to the end of this snow. They’re close friends. We’re distant cousins. He’s down in the dumps. She’s on...

In recent years, researchers have only just begun to understand how and why concussions are dangerous, fueling the debate about football safety. Here’s what you need to know. 1. There are roughly 1.6...

The most famous neuroscience patient of the modern era died of respiratory failure on December 2, 2008, at 5:05 PM Eastern Time. Not long after, the body of 82-year-old Henry Molaison...