Reality is more distorted than we think.
When you unintentionally step on a dog's tail, does it know that it was an accident?
For nearly two centuries, courts have relied on the subjective "reasonable person standard" to solve legal disputes. Now, science can help.
The way we imagine and listen to melodies sheds light on imagination.
For some reason, the bodies of deceased monks stay "fresh" for a long time.
Fintech companies are using elements of video games to make personal finance more fun. But does it work, and what are the risks?
Brain cells snap strands of DNA in many more places and cell types than researchers previously thought.
Some scientists believe that DMT could revolutionize the treatment of depression.
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?
What most people don't realize is that everyone's imagery is different.
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.
An early feasibility study finds a potential new treatment for Alzheimer's disease.
Science has not yet reached a consensus on the nature of consciousness.
Participants were asked to complete a simple attention task as well as a more challenging "placekeeping" task.
A lithium imbalance appears linked to suicide.
Scientists successfully trained people to use robotic extra thumbs, suggesting body augmentation could revolutionize future humans.