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10/12/2014 - 13:58
In 2007, research conducted at Newcastle University in the UK asked adults for their favourite colour. Did most of the women choose pink,...
01/12/2014 - 17:39
Dogs and Humans Are Hardwired to Listen The researchers observed general biases in the dogs' responses to particular aspects of human...
12/11/2014 - 14:19
Now there’s even more evidence that the neuro-revolution is on hold. Cliodhna O’Connor and Helene Joffe at UCL in London have just...
09/11/2014 - 18:16
Generating a “ghost” The researchers first analyzed the brains of 12 patients with neurological disorders – mostly epilepsy – who have...
13/10/2014 - 11:18
Many speed-reading methods involve making sure that new words are always in just the right place for the fovea to recognise. The people...
08/09/2014 - 12:31
Frozen in fear Edward Meloni and his colleagues at Harvard Medical School in Boston trained mice to be afraid of a sound by placing them in...
25/08/2014 - 15:52
At the same time, chaos has its advantages. On a behavioral level, the arms race between predator and prey has wired erratic strategies...
15/08/2014 - 12:00
These are quite abstract concepts, though. There is a large gap, a grey area in between these concepts and our knowledge of how the brain...
02/07/2014 - 14:04
The participants were given an intelligence test in 1947 at age 11 years and retested in their early 70s, between 2008 and 2010. 262...
04/06/2014 - 12:33
Strong effects The findings indicate that those who spoke two or more languages had significantly better cognitive abilities compared to...
16/05/2014 - 11:35
In the 1730s, just after turning forty, Swedenborg took up neuroanatomy. Instead of actually dissecting brains, though, he got himself a...
07/05/2014 - 14:42
Villa and Roebroeks examined the most common scientific explanations or theories for Neanderthal extinction, such as technologically more...

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