A new study shows that when you pull an all-nighter or deprive yourself of sleep, you also put yourself at risk of developing false or inaccurate memories.
A lunch-time meditation club at a North Philadelphia elementary school encourages third- and fourth-graders to take part in mindfulness exercises.
Childhood amnesia is a fairly common phenomenon that had no clear scientific explanation. Now a new study offers one: The high numbers of new brain cells forming may disrupt existing memory storage.
New research suggests that the "automaton-like" nature of the typical immersive video game avatar can desensitize players to their own pain and that of others, regardless of the level of violence in the game.
Dutch design school graduate Alejo Bernal created a toy car that can be driven using a commercially-available EEG headset. The amount of concentration required to move it could provide exercise for those with attention deficit disorders.
A UK study is one of a very few to address this commonly-held belief from a scientific perspective. It also suggests that multitasking should be considered when evaluating worker performance.
Researchers conducted a taste-testing experiment in which participants consumed single-malt Scotch in specially-designed rooms labeled "grassy," "sweet," and "woody." They claimed the taste was different in each room.
Researchers found that looking at lots of food photos, such as those posted on Instagram or Pinterest, lessened the viewer's desire for certain foods over time.
New research suggests that playing a musical instrument could help slow or even prevent the age-related decline of certain mental functions, such as the ability to process data more efficiently without being affected by occasional errors.
Five guidelines for navigating the Internet from the great 19th-century liberal individualist.
There is no ironclad guarantee that signing up to hurtle your body at 500+ mph several miles above the ground will result in safe passage to your destination.
With patients' help, researchers in the UK created a digital avatar of the voice, which then was used to slowly help the patients regain control over their lives.
University of Iowa researchers found that test subjects who played a particular video game for at least 10 hours exhibited a delay in cognitive processing loss by several years.