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10/08/2015 - 11:31
The clock is specially designed to allow participants to discern sub-second changes. This clock has a single dot, which travels around the...
05/08/2015 - 11:52
We'll explain these visual thresholds initially through the lens – pun intended – of what many of us first think of when we consider vision...
20/06/2015 - 13:54
The competition’s task is superficially simple, says Rosalind Potts at UCL. “We wanted to know if you had an hour to study a list of 80...
11/06/2015 - 11:51
Spiridonov, a 30-year-old sufferer of Werdnig-Hoffman disease, has publicly volunteered to be first patient, saying he is aware of the...
04/06/2015 - 15:45
What is now becoming clear is that some of our eye movements may actually reveal our thought process. Research published last year shows...
24/05/2015 - 14:01
What can be done? Sternberg and others are now campaigning for a new kind of education that teaches people how to think more effectively,...
15/05/2015 - 13:29
Split minds From a medical perspective, Jacobs’ memory loss is considered to be a case of dissociative amnesia. This means there is no...
03/04/2015 - 15:44
To get some answers, psychologists Joshua Hartshorne and Laura Germine tested 21,926 people aged 10 to 71 who had visited the website...
22/02/2015 - 14:00
A recent experiment by a team from Israel scores points against this position. Ran Hassin and colleagues used a neat visual trick called...
17/02/2015 - 14:44
For the first half of the twentieth century, researchers actually thought that bilingualism put a child at a disadvantage, something that...
25/01/2015 - 13:48
In a study published in 2008, the University of California’s Sara Mednick – author of Take a Nap! Change Your Life – and her colleagues...
17/01/2015 - 13:46
This case points to a sad fact about brain science. We don't often shout about it, but there are large gaps in even our basic understanding...

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