New research points to how humans and other animals understand "good" and "bad."
Articles tagged "brains"
The fear of pain is actually worse than the pain itself.
The growing opinion of many experts in both law and neuroscience is that law should not take neuroscience at face value.
The technology could be translated to paralyzed humans to restore limb movement.
We’ve all been there.
The brain's information pathways are also information computers.
Scientists have modeled brain injuries in fruit flies, opening the door for new genetic tests.
Then we have the bug torture study for you.
Welcome to the dawn of the mini brain.
For decades, scientists have argued back and forth.
While whatever causes brief discrepancies of intellectual understanding could be considered flaws, perhaps the infinite possible features that are yet to be “flaws” should also be considered in the study of mental illness as well.
Pop that tab, grab a brewsky, and turn on the Playstation. Your brain will thank you.
How's this for "nature": New research suggests that genetic variations of five common mental conditions account for 17 to 28 percent of the risk for developing the illnesses in question.
Love and fear have a complicated relationship in terms of brain chemistry.
In 1953 Henry Molaison, a sufferer of severe epilepsy, underwent experimental brain surgery that saved his life and robbed him of it at the same time.
Six years ago, I broke up with a jerk, and I yearned for some way to just turn this person off. With KillSwitch, a free get-over-it app, I've finally found a way.
Brain computer interfaces have been in the works at least since the 1970s, but they're starting to get good.
"I burned and melted more than a hundred brains."
Let me tell you a mind-bending story about mind control.
The rest of the Great Brain Experiment inevitably makes you wonder what makes smartphone games successful.
Researchers at Yale found a genetic means to teach an old mouse new tricks.