A new study finds that even minutes of meditation or mindfulness increases your cognitive capabilities.
fMRIs reveal that physics causes activity in some surprising areas of the brain.
Harvard psychologists identify “prevalence-induced concept change,” our tendency to raise our threshold for success as we make progress.
Bernardo Kastrup proposes a new ontology he calls “idealism” built on panpsychism, the idea that everything in the universe contains consciousness. He solves problems with this philosophy by adding a new...
A study of 15,582 elderly Hong Kong community residents suggests a link between robust intellectual activity and avoiding the onset of dementia.
Some of us can adjust our moods by listening to certain types of music we know will affect us. This survey looks at the music Americans turn to for mood modification.
A new report charges that there hasn’t yet been enough concerted research on what makes a person become a mass shooter.
A new study reveals that babies as young as one year old can think logically.
A new survey of 1,256 Americans finds out how much we dream—and have nightmares—about the same things.
New infographics present the latest data on ecstasy impurity in the United States.
It’s called change blindness, and you probably have it.
Some helpful tips for the SAD.
A new study from the University of Chicago shows that monkey brains can control and adapt to robotic limbs.
Scientists identify for the first time two specific genes that may foster a predisposition for being gay in men.
A silent gif is sweeping the web because many people think they can hear it.
A study finds that conflicting points of view are more likely to lead to dehumanizing others if they're written and not spoken.
A new study shows that oxytocin plays a similar role in dogs’ emotions as it does in humans.
The first in-body gene-editing experiment has just begun.
Which is worse? Alcohol or marijuana?
USC successfully tests an implanted memory prosthesis that improves biological human memory.