Changes in blood flow in brain regions when viewing angry and ambiguous facial expressions. Purple = low puberty testosterone, gray = medium, and green = high. Credit: Liao et al., JNeurosci 2021 For men with lower levels during puberty, higher testosterone increases brain response to faces. Young men with lower […]

The brains of musicians have stronger structural and functional connections compared to those of non-musicians, regardless of innate pitch ability, according to new research from JNeurosci. Years of musical training shape the brain in dramatic ways. A minority of musicians — with Mozart and Michael Jackson in their ranks — also […]