Your selections: Recent Discoveries
Autopsies of American football players’ brains built our current understanding of the hazards associated with repeated blows to the head.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Researchers are developing a first-of-its-kind blood test to identify the biomarkers for pain, which could improve pain treatment.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
When you’re asleep, your brain is doing important work:consolidating your memories.
  • The Brain Prize
  • 8 min
Our expert answers your questions about chronic pain, its causes and its treatment.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Can we use the brain’s natural marijuana-like compounds to alleviate PTSD, chronic pain, and other debilitating disorders?
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Scientists are rushing to uncover the mysterious connection between the Zika virus and brain disorders like microcephaly.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Tennis star Maria Sharapova has admitted to using the performance-enhancing drug meldonium, which boosts brain and body power and endurance. Here’s how it works.
How viruses like Zika disturb fetal brain development is a long-standing mystery.
  • The Dana Foundation
We answer your questions about autism spectrum disorder.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Repeated head injuries on the field can put athletes’ health on the line.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 104 min
Scientists explore how brief interruptions in blood flow can make the brain more resilient to a second insult.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
We used to believe our brains couldn’t be changed. Now we believe they can – if we want it enough. But is that true?
  • Wellcome Trust