Magic mushrooms could treat depression

Brain scans of people under the influence of psilocybin - the active ingredient in magic mushrooms - show that brain activity is suppressed by the drug.

European scientists confirm reading is good for brains

A European study has confirmed what most people already knew. Being able to read is good for your brain.

'Telepathy' algorithm can distinguish between memories

Neuroscientists at University College London have taken another step towards mind-reading. They have developed a computer algorithm which allows them to tell which of three short films a person is thinking about via a brain scan.