Neurophysiologist Par Halje looks at how research into psychedelics could help us understand consciousness.
Whether or not some of the ancestors of modern humans were as brainy as believed remains a matter of contention.
Michael Raduga reportedly lost a significant amount of blood while undertaking a 10-hour procedure on his own head.
The idea of uploading someone's mind to a computer might seem like science-fiction, but what if it could be done for real ?
The entrepreneur's new brain-computer interface can finally begin testing on human volunteers.
The research involved rhythmically stimulating the brain with electrical currents to boost cognitive function.
The case of a Spanish soldier who survived after being shot during the civil war has intrigued experts for years.
It's an idea that has been spread around for decades - but as one scientist explains, there's nothing to actually back it up.
Researchers found signs of 'conscious-like' brain activity in patients who passed away while in a coma.
Most of us take it for granted that we can imagine things in our mind, but some people literally have no imagination whatsoever.
Neuroscientist Andrey Vyshedskiy takes a look at the evolutionary history of our ability to imagine things.
The patient, who hails from China, had been experiencing problems with his memory for the better part of two years.
Sergio Canavero made headline news a few years ago after planning to perform a head transplant on a disabled patient.
The ethical considerations of brain-computer interfaces are likely to be a hot topic in the coming decades.
The tech entrepreneur showcased footage of monkeys 'typing' using only their brains at an event earlier this week.
It might sound like an experiment worthy of Frankenstein, but we won't have to worry about 'rat men' anytime soon.
It might not be alive, but this remarkable chemical compound seems to be able to remember things for several hours.
Embryo-like structures with a brain, intestines and a beating heart have been created by scientists in a lab.
Incredibly, many people have gone on to live healthy, normal lives even with sections of their brain absent.
Witness testimony can be unreliable, but what if we could analyze brainwaves directly and use them as evidence ?