Neuroscientists and specialists gathered at the Brainstorm the City Winter School last week. The M&G's science editor selects the highlights.
The brain uses several ways to work out the location of different parts of the body -- this includes feedback from muscles and joints.
The health benefits of a regular run have long been known, but scientists have never understood the curious ability of exercise to boost brain power.
A team of United States researchers has found that searching the internet stimulates brain activity in the elderly and middle-aged.
Scientists have uncovered an ancient source of pain relief that is based on the power of the mind, according to research published on recently.
Maybe adolescents only went into embarrassment overdrive because the rest of us weren't taking it seriously enough.
Give me a pearly white smile! There you go. Now consider this: the calcium in your teeth was cooked up inside a giant red star, billions of years ago.
It was only when a neuroanatomist had a stroke that she understood the gulf between the left and right parts of the brain, writes Emma Brock.