The same parts of the brain that help us navigate complex social interactions can also drive us to make wildly bad investments.
Theoretical physicist Leonard Mlodinow offers three strategies for relaxing your cognitive filters to give your brilliant ideas time to shine in the spotlight of the conscious mind.
Attempts to normalize abnormal development could prevent individuals in need of help from seeking it.
Psychedelics have been shown to help reduce depression. This study may show us why.
Brain-based technologies of spiritual enhancement can induce mystical experiences in many people on demand. What does this mean for spirituality today?
Are you getting a full 8 hours?
The evidence for a link between time spent using technology and mental health is fatally flawed.
What most people don't realize is that everyone's imagery is different.
Laughing gas may be far more effective for some than antidepressants.
Maybe eyes really are windows into the soul — or at least into the brain, as a new study finds.
The experience of life flashing before one's eyes has been reported for well over a century, but where's the science behind it?
The symbol for love is the heart, but the brain may be more accurate.
This discovery could lead to better treatments for PTSD, borderline personality disorder, and epilepsy.
The treatment is here, but are we ready?
Anger and silence are the two worst reactions.
Participants with high levels of narcissism showed high levels of aggression, spreading gossip, bullying others, and more.
Participants were asked to complete a simple attention task as well as a more challenging "placekeeping" task.
A lithium imbalance appears linked to suicide.
Neuroscience explains terrifying ordeals, from out-of-body experiences to alien abductions.
Scientists successfully trained people to use robotic extra thumbs, suggesting body augmentation could revolutionize future humans.
Science journals may be lowering their standards to publish studies with eye-grabbing — but probably incorrect — results.
Who needs steroids when you have the placebo effect?