David Azia/ASSOCIATED PRESS
K-P Wolf via Getty Images
Mind what you read in the park, because pigeons could be reading it too. Well, kind of. Scientists have taught pigeons a bit about the English language, according to a study published Monday in the P...
What explains the youthful brains of "super agers"?
Planting new emotions in unwitting people's minds is probably nothing short of a superpower. And scientists have done just that. Using a relatively new brain-training technique known as neurofeedback,...
If you've never been particularly good at physics in school, it might make you feel better to know that at the very least, your brain comes with a built-in "physics engine." In a new study published...
You're not you when you're hangry.
If the brain doesn’t get adequate stimulation during critical years, there may be everlasting consequences.
Science Photo Library - SCIEPRO
Combining Google Maps and virtual reality, Pokémon GO uses real locations to encourage players to catch Pokémon with their phones. Using geolocation, a player’s smartphone vibrates when a Pokémon is in their vicinity... therein lies the key to its addictiveness.
The targeted approach focuses on sending electrical jolts to the nervous system.
Floresco Productions via Getty Images
The central nervous system is so important when it comes to physical well being.
MIKE AGLIOLO VIA GETTY IMAGES
You're probably making decisions based on information you don't even know you have.
Matt Cardy via Getty Images
The standoff between science and religion — between fact-based and faith-based ways of thinking and explaining the world — is nearly as old as human thought itself. In fact, the conflict may be roote...
SHUTTERSTOCK / BERNHARD LELLE
Ever wonder if Rover really loves you -- or if he's just in it for the kibbles? Alas, scientists haven't figured out exactly how our dogs feel about us. But a study published this week in the journal...
As our understanding of the brain advances, neuroscience is coming to hold an increasingly important but complicated place in the courtroom. In more than 1,500 court cases in the U.S. between 2007 an...