Want to be a great scientist? Think like a child.
Thanks to work programs and medication, a study conducted by the University of Oslo is seeing big changes in participants lives.
A growing body of research suggests that healthy sleep habits might be effective in preventing the onset of Alzheimer's disease.
Do the clothes make the man? With the Diderot Effect, material goods can help forge your whole identity.
fMRIs reveal that physics causes activity in some surprising areas of the brain.
From a developmental perspective, lying in young children is rarely cause for concern. In fact, lying is often one of the first signs a young child has developed a “theory of mind.”
Looking for a heartbeat? Advances in the MRI field can now show you.
The authors conclude that it does, after claiming it doesn't.
Harvard psychologists identify “prevalence-induced concept change,” our tendency to raise our threshold for success as we make progress.
New research shows narcissists aren't smarter than the average person, but they have a secret weapon that helps them succeed: mental toughness.
The cycle of poverty can be hard to break, will early childhood interventions based on new neuroscience be the silver bullet we need?
The medicinal properties of ayahuasca come from two plants: Banisteriopsis caapi, a psychedelic brew that Amazonian indigenous populations have long used for spiritual purposes, and Psychotria viridis. The first...
"Daydreaming can evolve into an extreme and maladaptive behaviour, up to the point where it turns into a clinically significant condition," scientists say.
Multitasking has been shown to diminish our ability to learn, stress us out, and kill our productivity. Here are some techniques to limit multitasking and help us regain our lost time.
A new study shows that photographing something doesn't help you remember it. Looks like the ol' "Take a picture, it'll last longer" insult doesn't actually hold any water.
What is the best way to help people who have dementia? Here's a careful examination of the positive role of distorted memories in the preservation of self-defining beliefs and identity.
Our brains are famously flexible, or “plastic,” because neurons can do new things by forging new or stronger connections with other neurons. But how, exactly, does it do that?
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...
Going for a run does a brain and body good.
Author Johann Hari says our jobs may be at the root of widespread depression and anxiety.
Taking care of children gives working mothers an ability to be more efficient with their time and commitments.