fMRI

stroop test

New System Knows How Hard You’re Thinking Based on Thermal Imaging

No privacy implications here. Move along.
Michael Byrne
9.20.17
don't freak out

LSD Makes It Harder to Recognize Fear in Others

The inability to recognize fear in others while on LSD may help treat depression and anxiety.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.4.17
Chemtrails

Don't Get Excited About the New Study Saying Video Games Don't Make You Violent

The new study comes from a journal with a history of embarrassing retractions.
Leif Johnson
3.11.17
studies

Lying Appears to Make It Easier to Tell More Lies

Thanks to a new neuroscience study, the world suddenly makes a lot more sense.
Michael Byrne
10.24.16
brains

Scientists Made a New Map of the Human Brain

This is your brain… on neuroimaging.
Victoria Turk
7.20.16
brain

Why Two Decades of Brain Research Could Be Seriously Flawed

A new paper casts doubt on 40,000 studies.
Kate Lunau
7.5.16
Toronto

How Scientists Will Turn Your Smartphone Into a Lie Detector

It works by tracking bloodflow in the face.
Erene Stergiopoulos
7.4.16
robots

The Neuroscientist Studying How Our Brains Control Our Hands

And what it means for robots.
Kate Lunau
3.10.16
lit up

We Asked a Neuroscientist How Bitcoin’s Highs and Lows Affect the Brain

"It’s all in the brain​."
Jordan Pearson
11.26.15
Science

Why Screams Are Terrifying

The science of fear.
Jordan Pearson
7.16.15
jacked in

The Race to Map the Brain So We Can Upload It Into a Computer

Neuroscientists talk about mind uploading a lot more than you'd expect.
Seung Lee
6.11.15
jacked in

Our Brains on Trial

Brain scans have already been used as evidence in hundreds of court cases, often in life-or-death situations.
Jason Koebler
6.9.15
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