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  • Shock therapy induces structural changes in the brain, study finds
    Shock therapy induces structural changes in the brain, study finds

    Electroconvulsive therapy remains a powerful and fast-acting salve for patients whose depression doesn't yield to lesser treatments, and now researchers believe they know why: A new study finds that shocking the brain induces structural changes in the brain's amygdala and hippocampus,...

  • Can money buy your kids a bigger brain?
    Can money buy your kids a bigger brain?

    Research has shown that a person's position in the economic pecking order can have a lasting effect on cognitive development. But can it also affect the size and shape of the brain?

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