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Breathing with your brain

Professor Kyle Pattinson from the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences explains how brain scanning could help doctors to personalise treatment for people with chronic breathing disorders.

How does breathlessness make you feel?

Breathlessness can mean lots of different things to different people but it’s something we all experience. Whether it’s running for the bus or running a marathon we’ve all felt the sensation of being out of breath at one time or another.

Your brain the mathematician

Some readers may enjoy maths and others may hate it. But, regardless of your opinion on mathematics, neuroscience research suggests that everyone’s brain is a superb mathematician.