Pizza? Doughnuts? They satisfy the brain's reward center like nothing else.
When we don't know the reasons behind our choices, we confabulate.
New infographics present the latest data on ecstasy impurity in the United States.
One patient retained the ability to dress herself, make a simple meal, and even change her plans depending on the weather.
Contrary to what we've been told for decades, depression isn't coming from inside our heads. This author and big thinker tells us that it's coming much more from the society we live in.
Wild boars in the sewers of London. Augmented humans of the future. Jason's high school friend, celebrated children's author Jacob Sager Weinstein, on imaginary histories and possible futures.
Want to work out more? Eat more healthily? Quit smoking? These neurons control the fate of your habits.
What's the secret language of depression?
Anxiety disorders are common. Yet, many find current treatments methods only partially effective.
The virtual reality that's coming is like nothing we've ever experienced. Now's the time to decide what it's good for.
How does music influence behavior?
Does what kind of music you play alter the benefits you get by playing it?
If your vision is clear, everything is revelatory. The author of "My Struggle" on writing his way into life.
It all surrounds your outlook on the self-presentation process.
Think you detect some grade-A baloney? Here's how you can tell for sure.
The benefits of controlled psilocybin use and spiritual practice on people's well-being long outlast the high, researchers find.
Neuroscientists are now starting to put TMR to work.
In her book, The Power of Meaning, Emily Esfahani Smith details the four pillars of meaning, arguing that they're much more important than chasing happiness.
Do we really believe everything we say? Are you always trying to establish the truth when you argue? This thought experiment will help answer these questions.
Cosmologists behind braneworld theories see our universe as being a part of a complex inter-dimensional world.
The human brain is an incredible marvel of evolution. But what's even more incredible is how this supercomputer in your head is able to occasionally make such dumb mistakes.