All we can say with certainty is that the brain's physical activity delivers precise correlations with mental activity. Burton
There's a lot of information around about what happens when humans sleep, from rapid eye movements (REM) to dreaming. But the research involving the electrophysiological characteristics of sleep has mostly been limited to mammals and invertebrates.
We use our cognitive resources differently based on the season, study finds.
One of the most valuable assets of curiosity is its ability to seek to understand another person -- fully and truly -- without judgment. I find that the most open and least judgmental people are curious.
Here are five points made in the piece and why they're wrong: To be accurate, all of us think we have inner feelings, not
Could a teenager's attachment orientation (or attachment style) -- which is established early in life through interactions between children and their primary caregiver(s) -- potentially explain individual differences in how adolescents' brains process social-emotional information?
British researchers have been exploring the potential of psilocybin to alleviate severe forms of depression in people who
Spritz makers claim the app allows users to read at staggeringly high rates of speed: 600 or even 1,000 words per minute. However, when we read really fast -- especially in complex or difficult material -- our understanding of the text suffers.
The folks at Puzzlebox, an open-source project meant to teach people about neuroscience, developed a toy helicopter that
It's not in your head: Menopausal brain fog is real. Knowing that your symptoms are "normal" can be a huge relief. After all, the only thing worse than feeling like you are losing your mind is feeling like you are the only one going through the situation.
What if distractions are actually an important part of one's job performance, productivity and creativity, perhaps even more important than evenings of overtime spent beating one's head against yet another intractable problem?
If we can "see" what we are dreaming, then we can see what we are thinking in our waking lives, as well... I think it can't help but be a catalyst to assist us to become a more empathic, compassionate, aware, even... dare I say, enlightened civilization.
By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 03/25/2013 07:40 AM EDT on LiveScience Mice that produce human amyloid
Five days later, a New York Times article vaguely detailed a new Obama administration initiative to build a comprehensive
By Stuart Hameroff, MD and Deepak Chopra, MD The idea that conscious awareness can exist after death, generally referred
The results show that after couples fight, those with high activity in a certain outer brain region are less likely to be