Brain

The Lasting Impacts of Poverty on the Brain

Research finds that poor children are more likely to end up with impaired brain function as adults.

How Poverty Taxes the Brain

Scientists have discovered that being poor actually impairs our cognitive abilities.

Are These America's Brainiest Cities?

Why some places might have better cognitive skills than others.

What We Can Learn From the Brain Waves of Pedestrians

Enter the brave new world of mobile EEG.

Grid of the Day: The Brain

Our minds are laid out like Manhattan's streets.

Learning to Drive a Taxi in London Changes Your Brain

According to a new study, drivers who master London's complicated street layouts actually grow their grey matter