What lies in store for humanity? Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku explains how different life will be for your descendants—and maybe your future self, if the timing works out.
A large-scale meta-analysis aims to disprove the notion that pornography consumption causes sexual aggression and violence.
Reading code activates a general-purpose brain network, but not language-processing centers.
An excessive focus on past failures can make learning about new situtations more difficult.
New research shows that experiencing an opposite-sex body in virtual reality impacted the subject's gender identity.
There's no such thing as a miracle drug.
Scientists watch as mice mouse around an onscreen maze.
A large study shows changes in the brain scans of lonely people in the area involved in imagination, memory, and daydreaming.
A new observational study finds that red wine and cheese have protective effects.
There is a lot we don't know about psychedelics, but what we do know makes them extremely important.
Neuroscientists and ethicists wants to ensure that neurotechnologies remain benevolent.
There is a neurological link between serotonin levels and the brain's ability to control impulses and patience levels.
How a controversial study on psychic powers caused a revolution in psychology research.
Psychedelic therapy will become legal in Oregon in 2023. That's thanks largely to a renaissance of psychedelic research that's changing attitudes on the substances' medical potential.
MRI scans show that hunger and loneliness cause cravings in the same area, which suggests socialization is a need.
These tiny fish are helping scientists understand how the human brain processes sound.
It's never too late to learn a new language. Just don't count on speaking French like a Parisian.
The compound found in "magic mushrooms" has significant and fast-acting impact on the brains of rats.
Schools have become captivated by the idea that students must learn a set of generalized critical-thinking skills to flourish in the contemporary world.
Psychologists discover that the way the brain perceives beauty differs between art or faces.
A Stanford study explores the effect of multitasking on memory in young adults.
"Such studies will lead to a better understanding of brain development in both autistic and typical individuals."