A new finding that unconsciously processed images are distributed to higher-order brain networks requires the revision of a popular theory of consciousness.
There is no long-term beneficial effect of medication on standardized test scores.
Does memory start to work only at a certain age?
Your eyes are playing tricks on you.
For 40 years, scientists thought a specific gene was linked to aggression in hamsters. Removing it, however, had violent consequences.
The engineer working on Google's AI, called LaMDA, suffers from what we could call Michelangelo Syndrome. Scientists must beware hubris.
In the age of distraction, don't we all want to read faster and more efficiently?
The common drug is called gabapentin, which is currently used to control seizures and manage nerve pain.
A deep learning AI running on a supercomputer was able to link patterns of brain connectivity to political ideology.
Your brain is trying to show you the future.
One theory for catatonia is that it is similar to an animal's “death feint.”
Until recently, video games were accused of killing brain cells. Now, researchers are trying to understand how they help players get smarter.
The plant-like sea creatures contain a molecule that improves memory, learning, and even hair quality, according to a new study in mice.
Easily distracted? Try a "distractibility delay."
Willpower alone likely isn't enough to replace a bad habit with a good one.
Screens were around in previous generations, but now they truly define childhood.
Signals from the environment, such as those detected by your sense organs, have no inherent psychological meaning. Your brain creates the meaning.
Understanding these links could bring us closer to a cure.
An experiment in rats suggests that gene editing may be a treatment for anxiety and alcoholism in adults who were exposed to binge-drinking in their adolescence.
Hoarders know their habits are abnormal, and yet they cannot help themselves. Maybe you can help them.
Are psychopaths cold-blooded murderers? Not usually.
Disulfiram is an FDA-approved drug for the treatment of chronic alcoholism. It might also serve as anti-anxiety medication.
A small percentage of people who consume psychedelics experience strange lingering effects, sometimes years after they took the drug.
Can electrical stimulation meaningfully substitute for natural touch during a complex task in the real world? We think so.